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Mon Wharf Switchback official opening celebration on Tuesday, December 4

By November 21, 2018November 26th, 2018Blog

Riverlife and the City of Pittsburgh invite you to
“Warm Up at the Wharf”

Official Public Opening Celebrationcfor the Mon Wharf Switchback Ramp

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 – Procession starts at 11:00 am at Station Square (see schedule below)


Riverlife and the City of Pittsburgh invite you to celebrate the grand opening of the Mon Wharf Switchback ramp, a vital connection in our city’s riverfront trail network. The new ramp connects the Smithfield Street Bridge to the Mon Wharf Landing along the Monongahela River.

Please join the project partners and your fellow community members as we walk and bike from the riverfront trail at Station Square across the Smithfield Street Bridge and down to the Mon Wharf Landing (approximately a 15 minute, half-mile easy walk), where we’ll enjoy winter refreshments.
Bundle up in your warmest and most colorful winter wear!


11:00 am: Meet at Station Square’s Bessemer Court fountain (river side of Hard Rock Cafe).
11:15 am: Join the procession to cross the Smithfield Street Bridge and walk or bike down the new switchback ramp.
11:30 am: Ribbon cutting and refreshments at the Mon Wharf Landing, eastern end. Event concludes at 11:40 am.

Please RSVP:
Stephan Bontrager, VP of Communications and Outreach,

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