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Open house, plans display for Ar mstrong Tunnel Work


Last updated 12/5/2017 at 9:34pm

Allegheny County will conduct an Open House and Plans Display for the proposed Armstrong Tunnel Safety Improvement project on Wednesday, Dec. 6 from 6-7 p.m. at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Room 206, 436 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.

The purpose of this meeting is to inform the public about the proposed project and associated detour to be implemented during construction. Representatives of Gannett Fleming, the design consultant, and Allegheny County will be available to answer questions and receive comments regarding the project.

The proposed project is to provide structure, life safety, and lighting rehabilitation at the Armstrong Tunnels. The scope of repair work will generally consist of the following: drainage repairs; tile, concrete, and masonry repairs and repointing; steel repairs; electrical and lighting upgrades; carbon monoxide detection system repair/replacement; traffic signal study and improvements at both ends; guiderails and parapet/barrier repairs; sidewalk and wall cleaning; emergency egress sign and life safety evaluation; signage improvements; airflow and ventilation analysis; and approach roadway repairs.

The Plans Display location is ADA accessible. Any person requiring special assistance is asked to contact Michael Burdelsky at 412-350-5914. The project is anticipated to begin construction in 2020.


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