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North Maple Avenue parking area reopens

| Sunday, May 13, 2012, 2:20 p.m.

Motorists in Greensburg have another place to park in the central business district with the opening this week of the top level of the rebuilt double-deck parking facility on North Maple Avenue.

The facility, which opened on Wednesday, is in the block between East Pittsburgh and East Otterman streets. The top level is accessible from an alley east of North Main Street.

City crews were working Thursday to install parking meters on the lower level, which should open by Monday, city Administrator Thomas Sphon said. Both levels will provide about 90 spaces, some of which will be leased on a monthly basis.

The lot was closed initially in June 2001 when spalling concrete from the ceiling fell. The top level and columns on the double-deck lot were razed last year and rebuilt during the summer and fall.

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