PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Public Works Department has unveiled its street paving project list for 2016.
This year, crews will pave just short of 50 miles of roadway across the city.READ MORE: Building Partially Collapses In Perry South
Starting next month, workers will be out assessing city-owned street to see what kind of shape their in.
And officials say the plans will undergo minor revisions as needs change throughout the summer and fall.READ MORE: 94-Year-Old World War II Veteran From Allegheny Co. Finally Receives High School Diploma
According to the Public Works Department, the program has several components:
- Milling and paving of primary, secondary, and tertiary streets throughout the city
- Maintenance activities, such as pothole patching and crack sealing to extend the life of city streets
- Construction of handicap ramps in conjunction with paving projects
- Concrete and brick repairs
- Thermoplastic line striping of crosswalks in high-traffic pedestrian areas
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For more information on the city’s paving projects, visit: