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HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE CITY OF DUQUESNE!

The City of Duquesne Police Department will be offering a police test on February 10, 2023. For more information please contact the police department, mayor or city manager. Thank you

Please see the proposed ordinances for Waste and Municipal fee and Water Rate increases under the Ordinances tab. These ordinances will have the second reading and be voted on at the January 3, 2023 council meeting. 

Annual County Christmas Tree Recycling Program Kicks Off December 26

Christmas Trees Accepted Through Saturday, January 14, 2023 at County Parks

PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Parks Department is offering its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. Residents may drop off Christmas trees from Monday, December 26, 2022, through Saturday, January 14, 2023, at all nine county parks from 8:00 am until dusk.

All lights, decorations, tinsel and stands must be removed from trees prior to drop-off. Trees will be mulched and used in the county parks. Drop-off locations are:

Park

Drop-Off Location

Boyce Park

Soccer Fields Parking Lot

Deer Lakes Park

Veterans Shelter Parking Lot

Harrison Hills Park

Parking Lot at Chipmunk Drive & Cottontail Drive

Hartwood Acres Park

Middle Road Parking Lot

North Park

Swimming Pool Parking Lot

Round Hill Park

Alfalfa Shelter Parking Lot

Settlers Cabin Park

Wave Pool Parking Lot

South Park

Wave Pool Parking Lot

White Oak Park

Wedding Garden Parking Lot

The list of drop-off locations is also available online at www.alleghenycounty.us/parks/christmas-tree-recycling-program.aspx.

During the 2021-22 program, over 2,960 trees were received and recycled, with the resulting mulch used for various purposes throughout the park system’s 12,000+ acres.

Pennsylvania American Water has begun shutting off water for delinquent sewage bills. Please contact Pennsylvania American Water at 1-800-565-7292 to discuss your delinquent sewage bill.



STREETLIGHTS

REPAIR    INSTALL    REMOVE

RESIDENCE: If you see a streetlight that needs repaired, removed or have a place that a new streetlight needs to be installed, please contact Mayor R. Scott Adams at 412-469-3857.



Snow Removal Information

The City of Duquesne’s Department of Public Works (DPW) priorities snow and ice removal by the priority of the road. The method of clearing the roads varies greatly depending on the weather. For instance, in very cold temperatures salt is ineffective and it would be a waste of resources to spread salt. When it is actively snowing, plowing alone is the best method.

Our DPW operates two to three plow and salt trucks to clear the snow and ice. These trucks are limited by weight restrictions and carry enough salt for approximately one hour’s work before they must be reloaded.

Our priority of roads are as follows:

1. Main roads and the bus routes. Second Street, Grant Avenue, Kennedy Avenue, Crawford Avenue, and the streets that the busses travel.

2. Brick roads and hills.

3. Secondary residential roads.

4. Alleys.

State Route 837 (Duquesne Boulevard) and Commonwealth Avenue are maintained by Penn Dot.

While waiting on the roads to be cleared there are some things that you can do to help:

1. Equip your vehicle with winter tires made for driving in snow.

2. Only drive in the snow if necessary.

3. Park in a way that makes it easier for the plow trucks to get through.

4. Have patience, slow down, and leave early if you must travel in bad weather.