Monthly Archives: October 2015

And the Winner Is …

Greenfield Bridge ... Boom!

Sally S. of Greenfield won the GCA raffle for the privilege of pressing the button that will implode and demolish the Greenfield Bridge.

Watch the news for the exact date and time of this explosive moment currently slated for December 28, 29 or 30, depending on the weather.

Congratulations, Sally!

And stay tuned.

Greenfield Bridge Closure Press Conference, October 13

Greenfield Bridge Project photo

Public Service Announcement

Greenfield Bridge Closure Press Conference Scheduled For Tuesday Morning

The Office of Mayor William Peduto and City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works will hold a press conference on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. to discuss details about the planned closure and reconstruction of the Greenfield Bridge.

Who:  Guy Costa, Chief of Operations, Office of Mayor William Peduto
Mike Gable, Director, Department of Public Works
Pat Hassett, Assistant Director, Department of Public Works
Mosites Construction Company, Representative
Michael Baker, Inc., Representative

When: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 @ 11:30 a.m.

Where: Greenfield neighborhood side of the Greenfield Bridge, near the intersection of Beechwood Blvd. and Alger St., Pittsburgh PA 15217

To read the entire release, visit

Greenfield at McCaslin Variance Hearing, Oct 8

Illustration of planned development on Greenfield Avenue at McCaslin Street

Illustration of planned development on Greenfield Avenue at McCaslin Street

A hearing is scheduled on Thursday, October 8th to consider three variances for 780-786 Greenfield Avenue (at the corner of McCaslin, across from the Magee Rec Center).  These variances were presented earlier to both the GCA Development Committee and a meeting with neighbors at Magee.

  • City of Pittsburgh Zoning Board of Adjustments – case 223 of 2015
  • Thursday, October 8, 9am  
  • 200 Ross St, 1st Floor Conference room

Questions regarding the hearing can be answered by contacting Svetlana Ipatova, Zoning Case Review Specialist, at or 412-255-2214.

An FAQ about the ZBA process can be found HERE.  The agendas are found HERE.