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Encyclopedia > Fort Pitt Tunnel

The Fort Pitt Tunnel carries I-279 between Greentree, Pennsylvania and downtown Pittsburgh. It has two lanes both inbound and outbound. The tunnel travels through Mount Washington. Interstate 279 is a north-south interstate highway spur that lies entirely within Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ... Nickname: The Steel City Location in Pennsylvania Founded  -Incorporated 1758   County Allegheny County Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... Mount Washington can refer to 15 mountains in the United States and to a ski area on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada: And also to some towns: Mount Washington, Kentucky Mount Washington, Massachusetts Mount Washington neighborhood in Pittsburgh Mount Washington neighborhood in Cincinnati Mount Washington neighborhood in Baltimore Mount...


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