ShareThis Page
Hunt Road in Fox Chapel closed on good weather days for waterline work | TribLIVE.com
Fox Chapel

Hunt Road in Fox Chapel closed on good weather days for waterline work

Tawnya Panizzi
771115_web1_WEB-road-closed
file
Hunt Road in Fox Chapel will be closed on certain days while crews work to install catch basins and storm lines.

Hunt Road in Fox Chapel will be closed periodically for several weeks while crews install stormwater pipes and catch basins.

Construction on the road is part of the borough’s rebuilding program for 2019, Manager Gary Koehler said.

Because work is weather dependent, there is no set schedule, Koehler said.

Costs are part of the borough’s road improvement budget that total more than $2 million, or a quarter of the overall budget.

Police alert residents of the closure by posting it on Nixle, the safety notification system, for each day the road is shut down.

Work hours typically are 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Crews are working along Hunt Road in the area between Squaw Run and Buckingham roads. Detours are posted.

Council approved an aggressive road program after previous tar-and-chip sealing projects didn’t work well enough, members said.

The plan, in addition to yearly paving, includes installation of catch basins and underdrains to eliminate winter icing and lengthen the life of roads.

Council agreed in 2017 to dedicate $1.4 million a year to rebuilding and $300,000 in storm sewer materials.

In 2018, the borough was able to repair 14 roads.

Tawnya Panizzi is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tawnya at 412-782-2121 x1512, [email protected] or via Twitter .

Categories: Local | Fox Chapel
TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.