Office of Mayor William Peduto
Forbes Avenue Reconstruction Project Begins Downtown
PITTSBURGH, PA (November 10, 2014) - The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works advises that Forbes Avenue from Smithfield Street to Wood Street will be closed beginning Monday, November 10, 2014, for approximately eight months. A detour will be posted. Pedestrian access to the businesses will be available at all times.
The city has contracted A. Merante Contracting, Inc., to complete the construction of the Forbes Avenue Reconstruction Project. The project includes reconstruction of the curbs, sidewalks, streetlighting, upgrading of a signalized intersection, new storm system, concrete pavement and street furniture. Underground work includes vault repairs, waterline replacement, relining of existing combined sewer line, and other miscellaneous construction.
Port Authority riders should be alert to temporary bus detours in the affected area.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Timothy McNulty
Communications Director
City of Pittsburgh
Cell: 412-660-1999

Katie O'Malley
Communications Coordinator
Cell: (412) 925-1990

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