Department: 
Streetscape Design

SAI was responsible for performing the in-depth inspection of building conditions including vault locations, utility service, and access requirements; preliminary and final roadway design; traffic control plan; street lighting design; new underground utility installations; scheduling; and construction consultation of this important widening and reconstruction of East Carson Street in the City of Pittsburgh, PA.

Physical Features: 
  • Widening and reconstruction of 5000' of urban street from 2 to 5 lanes between 25th and 33rd Street.
  • Subgrade building vault renovations and adaptation of existing building accesses and entrances.
  • Turning lanes and traffic signals added at seven intersections.
Other Features: 
  • Vehicular and pedestrian traffic maintenance during construction.
  • Upgrading ADA access requirements at intersections.
  • Lighting design.
  • Storm and sanitary sewer replacements/repairs.
  • New waterline.
  • Additional travel lanes added to roadway to increase capacity.
  • Interconnected traffic management system.
  • Aesthetic streetscape treatments including exposed aggregate sidewalks, decorative street light poles/fixtures, and street trees.
  • Special traffic signal poles and light poles to allow connection of overhead utilities eliminating separate utility poles.
  • Coordination of private utility relocations.
  • Coordination with property owners/businesses.
  • 2011 Outstanding Highway Engineering Award, ASHE Pittsburgh Section.

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