Pittsburgh City Council gave preliminary approval for funding that will get the Brookline Boulevard reconstruction project off the ground, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Thursday.
Council preliminarily approved a bill that would allow a $2 million allocation for the project. The total project cost is $6.8 million, with much of the cost to be covered by state and federal money.
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The reconstruction project is scheduled to begin in March, and work will last about nine months. It will include landscaping and tree planting along the street, sidewalk and roadway paving and new traffic signals.
A meeting was held early this week for business owners and those who work on the Boulevard to discuss challenges of working through construction. Two more similar meetings are planned for February to involve community members as well as business owners.