City adds a dozen South Pittsburgh streets to this year's paving program
According to the interactive map on the Department of Public Works Street Paving Program website, the additional streets in South Pittsburgh are in neighborhoods including: Allentown, Beltzhoover, Knoxville, Mt. Washington, Overbrook, South Side Flats and South Side Slopes.
The additional projects are available to the public via the Street Paving Program website at http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/dpw/StreetPavingSchedule. The site includes an interactive map that details the city’s current paving plan. All additional streets will be scheduled for completion with DPW›s paving contractor prior to the end of the 2016 season.
There are no additional costs associated with the additional projects.
Additional street in South Pittsburgh include: Ned Way; Boggstown Avenue from Taft to Warrington; Lafferty Street from Boggstown to Gearing; Montooth Street from Nina Way to Taft; Gearing Avenue from Amesbury to Sylvania; Industry Street from Millbridge to Arlington; and, Proctor from Arlington to Allen.
In addition, Excelsior Street from Millbridge to Arlington will be paved following utility work in 2017.
Funding for additional 2016 projects is coming from lower than expected costs for previously completed 2016 projects and savings related to cooperation with utilities on joint projects.
The total budget allocated for the 2016 program is $14,887,943 (increased from $12,250,000 in 2015) and includes $240,000 of Allegheny Regional Asset District (ARAD) funds.