North Versailles paving project awarded to El Grande Industries
North Versailles Township officials awarded this year's paving project at Thursday night's meeting.
El Grande Industries crews will work on multiple streets at a cost of $2,769,583.70.
“It's a long time coming,” Commissioner and public works chairman Sam Juliano said. “Our road improvement project hasn't been done in decades. Price of improvements goes up. Asphalt goes up like the price of gas. This is a smart decision to get the most bang for your buck. This is something that we've been talking about for quite some time. We can finally do projects like this. We're finally getting there.”
Roads to be paved include Clinton Avenue, Penn Avenue, Dixon Avenue, Third Street, Overhill Drive, Tintsman Avenue, Cedarhurst Drive, Alt Street, Linda Lane from the beginning to the circle, Pittsburgh Street from Taylor Avenue to Isaac Street and the 400 block of Elizabeth Street.
East McKeesport is contributing to the paving of its part of Third Street.
Other paving includes sections of Mason Way, Emma Street, Kline Avenue, Montgomery Avenue, Central Avenue, Second Street, Ridge Avenue, Cornelia Street, Hauck Avenue, Mary Street, and patch work on other streets.
• Awarded a $36,900 bid to Lawson Excavating for the Osborne Street Bridge repair.
• Hired Nathan Harner, Frank Bivins, Ryan Coles, Gerald O'Keefe, Colin Humphrey and Kevin Jewell as part-time summer help at 32 hours per week at $8.50 per hour.
• Authorized police officers Travis Pomaibo and Chris Kelly to attend an Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training's Train the Trainer Active Shooter class in North Huntingdon Township Aug. 5-9 with the only cost being their salaries.
• Authorized Kelly to attend a Tactical Shooting Instructor School from Sept. 16-20 at a cost of $595.
Commissioners announced a Night at the Races is scheduled for July 19 at the North Versailles Township Community Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. with races staring at 7.
Tickets are $15 per person. Horses and tickets can be purchased through the parks and recreation department Monday through Friday during normal business hours. The fundraiser benefits the second annual Old Fashioned Day Picnic.
Call 412-823-6602, ext. 104 or ext. 100, for more information.
Michael DiVittorio is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-664-9161, ext. 1965, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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