What Improvements Should Be Made at the 51-88 Junction?

A public meeting regarding a road project there will be held on Wednesday.

An estimated $15-$20-million project aimed at improving the busy Route 51-Route 88 intersection will formally begin in early 2013. But on Wednesday, the , which is expected to take two years to complete.

The public meeting, open to all at the Saint Norbert Church Hall from 5 to 7 p.m., will include a 5:30 presentation of what project organizers intend to accomplish at the busy junction that helps to connect a large part of Pittsburgh's South Hills area to Downtown.

Now, we ask you, what improvements are you hoping to see at the 51-88 junction, which covers, essentially, an area from Stewart Avenue on the border of  to Saint Norberts Street in Pittsburgh's Overbrook neighborhood?


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Margaret French July 24, 2012 at 08:15 PM
You are too funny Frank.
Charlie Forquer July 25, 2012 at 01:29 AM
Eliminate all left turns. Either with jug handles on 51 or under passes from/to 88. This would actually be a great place for a traffic circle no?
cc July 25, 2012 at 11:16 PM
not enough property down there to make a cloverleaf but the new plans makes me wish the construction was already done
Margaret French July 25, 2012 at 11:48 PM
Right, that is going to be a BIG nightmare!
Tim McWilliams July 28, 2012 at 05:04 PM
Blow it up and start over!


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