Police plan for more crowds at emergency food distribution in Duquesne

Duquesne Police said they’re preparing for large crowds at the emergency drive-thru food distribution happening at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank on Monday afternoon.Recent distributions, including one on March 30, caused major traffic delays and waits that lasted over two hours. In anticipation of more crowds, Duquesne Police are putting traffic restrictions in place.Police said all traffic for the food bank must enter at the South Linden Street entrance to RIDC Park. That’s located opposite of Center Street along State Route 837.Police said no traffic will be allowed to enter the RIDC Park at Grant Avenue except for employees and customers of other businesses. They also said there will be two lanes of traffic for the Food Bank on South Linden Street. There will also be portable bathrooms in place every .3 miles to handle the large crowds. The distribution at the food bank will take place between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m., and traffic restrictions are expected to be in place from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday.

Duquesne Police said they’re preparing for large crowds at the emergency drive-thru food distribution happening at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank on Monday afternoon.

Recent distributions, including one on March 30, caused major traffic delays and waits that lasted over two hours.

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In anticipation of more crowds, Duquesne Police are putting traffic restrictions in place.

Police said all traffic for the food bank must enter at the South Linden Street entrance to RIDC Park. That’s located opposite of Center Street along State Route 837.

Police said no traffic will be allowed to enter the RIDC Park at Grant Avenue except for employees and customers of other businesses.

They also said there will be two lanes of traffic for the Food Bank on South Linden Street.

There will also be portable bathrooms in place every .3 miles to handle the large crowds.

The distribution at the food bank will take place between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m., and traffic restrictions are expected to be in place from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday.