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Pittsburgh diocese to pay for road improvements around new high school

| Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, 3:54 p.m.

The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh will pay for improvements to several roads around the new Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School along Route 228 in Cranberry, according to township officials.

The diocese agreed to finance road improvements including: adding north and south right turn lanes on Franklin Road, building a new intersection with Mars and Franklin roads and additional improvements along Route 228. Those roads will be impacted by traffic to and from the school.

The total cost of the improvements wasn't available Friday. The school is scheduled to open in the fall of 2014. Supervisors adopted a resolution Thursday for the agreement between supervisors and the diocese.

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