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Bigelow to partially reopen as construction moves into fourth phase

Parts of Bigelow Boulevard will reopen on Saturday as the University's massive construction project moves into its fourth phase.

By Maura Scrabis, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

Parts of Bigelow Boulevard will reopen next Saturday as the University's massive construction project moves into its fourth phase.

Pitt to continue construction on ‘essential’ projects only

The construction project on Bigelow Boulevard, originally scheduled to finish in August, is now scheduled to be completed in October.

By Anushay Chaudhry, Staff Writer

August 23, 2020

The construction on Bigelow Boulevard is now set to finish its third and final phase in October. It originally had an August completion date, before Welcome Week for incoming first-year students.

Bigelow construction to resume Friday

Pit will resume construction resume construction Friday on the Bigelow Boulevard project, following a gubernatorial order issued last week.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor

May 1, 2020

Pitt will resume construction Friday on the Bigelow Boulevard project between Forbes and Fifth avenues, University officials said.

Ready, set, dig: Bigelow closure one month away

Bigelow Boulevard will be closed between Forbes and Fifth avenues from Nov. 1 to Aug. 15, 2020.

By Natalie Frank, For The Pitt News

October 7, 2019

Beginning Nov. 1, Bigelow Boulevard will be closed as a part of a multi-million dollar reconstruction of Bigelow and the WPU driveway.

Board committee approves major construction projects

Board committee approves major construction projects

By Vaibhav Gupta, Staff Writer

June 27, 2019

At a public meeting in Posvar Hall Thursday morning, the property and facilities committee of Pitt’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved several major leases and construction projects, a major step in starting to turn the campus master plan into reality.

Students shimmy on Schenley at annual bash

Lila Ramani from the Pittsburgh-based band Crumb performs at Saturday’s Bigelow Bash (Photo by Issi Glatts | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Zane Crowell | Staff Writer

April 16, 2018

Thousands crowded Schenley Drive on 2018’s hottest day yet to partake in food truck specialties and play lawn games — accompanied by a bass-heavy DJ set. Bigelow Bash — a one-day musical festival complemented by food trucks — is organized by the Pitt Program Council with help from WPTS, the st...

Pitt honors Holocaust victims in annual remembrance walk

Pitt honors Holocaust victims in annual remembrance walk

By Thompson Wymard | Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

A procession of Pitt community members dressed in black marched from from Trees Hall to the Bigelow Lawn Wednesday night. The mourning colors were worn not just to remember one death, but millions. Pitt’s historically Jewish fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi, held its second annual Walk to Remember ...

Community questions Bigelow plan

Justin Miller, transportation planner with the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, said changes to Bigelow Boulevard will positively impact the community. (Photo by Roger Tu | Staff Photographer)

By Madison Hook | For The Pitt News

November 10, 2017

Bigelow Boulevard has always divided campus, but now it’s dividing community members as well. The finalized street safety plan for Bigelow Boulevard — discussed during a community forum Thursday night — left longtime residents of Oakland questioning whether the changes would improve the commuting...

Bigelow Bash preview

Mike Posner is headlining Bigelow Bash on Sunday, April 9. (Ralph Arvesen/Zuma Press/TNS)

By Caoline Bourque / Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

Acrobats will juggle and flip alongside musicians and food truck vendors on Bigelow Boulevard Sunday as crowds take over the street at Bigelow Bash. Bigelow Boulevard will transform into a festival venue Sunday, April 9, beginning at 1 p.m., for Bigelow Bash — an annual concert and festival organiz...

Call me Big Poppa: Mr. Humphrey opens food truck

Nikki Moriello / Photo Editor

By Andrew Fishman / Staff Writer

September 11, 2015

As I opened my container, the savory smell of pulled pork smothered in barbecue sauce filled my nostrils. The sandwich before me — a large bun with a heaping pile of pork and vinegar cole slaw, topped with barbecue sauce — sat next to two scoops of homemade mac and cheese. I was ready to dig in. Was...

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