PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – More Pittsburgh streets could get attention now that the city has come up with an extra $3 million for road paving.
The city was originally budgeted to repave 26 miles of road. However, the extra $3 million will allow the city to do at least 30 miles or more.READ MORE: Erie Surgeon Who Has Battled Coronavirus Undergoes Successful Double-Lung Transplant At UPMC Presbyterian
City officials were able to come up with the extra money by moving it over from several “non-essential” projects.READ MORE: Building Partially Collapses In Perry South
However, council still has to approve budget changes and dropping certain projects for road paving money could cause some contention among council members.
City officials say the past administration only did spot paving and that the city needs to do another 80 to 100 miles of repaving to catch up to where it needs to be.MORE NEWS: 94-Year-Old World War II Veteran From Allegheny Co. Finally Receives High School Diploma