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Downtown traffic could be affected by union march Monday morning

Brian C. Rittmeyer
| Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, 4:42 a.m.
Mellon Square Park
Mellon Square Park

A march through Downtown Pittsburgh could cause traffic tie-ups Monday morning.

Union workers are expected to begin a march at 8 a.m. at Mellon Square Park and head to William Penn Place and Liberty Avenue, the Trib's news partner, WPXI-TV, reported. It will continue to the federal building and past the federal courthouse to UPMC before heading back to Mellon Square.

The march here and others across the country are coordinated to happen on the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a case that could affect union funding, Janus v. AFSCME.

Pittsburgh public safety Director Wendell Hissrich said motorcycle officers would be at key intersections to keep traffic moving.

Brian C. Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-226-4701, or on Twitter @BCRittmeyer.

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