Streetscape project for Carnegie, Heidelberg and Scott could start in April
The Tri-Community Revitalization Project slated for Carnegie, Heidelberg and Scott is expected to begin on Third Street in Carnegie in April, Heidelberg Mayor Ken LaSota said.
From there, the project would wind up Carothers Avenue in Scott before beginning in Heidelberg in July. Work is expected to be completed in November, LaSota said.
The streetscape project calls for the installation of sidewalks, crosswalks, trees, decorative lampposts and other aesthetic and safety improvements in the three communities.
Columbia Gas project
Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania recently began a pipeline improvement project in Heidelberg.
The project calls for the replacement of more than 1,600 feet of steel pipe with plastic pipe. It also will relocate the pipeline along Route 50 to allow for the installation of sidewalks for the Tri-Community Revitalization Project.
Work will affect parts of Route 50, as well as Ellsworth Avenue and Third Street. Natural gas service for people in the affected area will be interrupted temporarily while their service is connected to the new gas main, but Columbia will inform customers before that interruption.
The project is expected to be completed by the end of April.
Oktoberfest on tap
The borough's annual Oktoberfest celebration is tentatively scheduled for 1 to 8 p.m. Sept. 28 at Heidelberg Park.
Council Vice President John Duda said the borough is seeking craft and food vendors for the event, which includes live music, German and American food, games and fireworks.
“We're looking for bigger and better than last year,” Duda said.
The borough also released a tentative schedule for other community events in 2013, including Community Cleanup Day (April 20), the Memorial Day Service (10 a.m. on May 27), family nights in Heidelberg Park (June 21 and July 12) and First Night of Lights (Nov. 30).
Doug Gulasy is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-380-8527 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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