Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Grandview Avenue Traffic Again Prompts Complaints Tractor-Trailers Use Two-Lane Road, Resident Tells Council

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Grandview Avenue Traffic Again Prompts Complaints Tractor-Trailers Use Two-Lane Road, Resident Tells Council

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Carnegie council once again has been asked to examine the traffic situation on Grandview Avenue, a street that is divided between Carnegie and Scott, with homes on the Carnegie side and businesses on the Scott side.

Richard McCall told council at its June 13 meeting that 53-foot-long tractor-trailers drive on the two-lane road. "It's an industrial park up there," he said.

Borough officials said they hope to obtain a grant to fund a traffic study of the area. Possible control measures include truck weight limits and increased police presence.

"There are not many more restrictions we can place on that road," council president Pat Catena said.

"There really shouldn't be tractor-trailers up there at all," Mayor Jack Kobistek added.

Years ago, the site was home to a General Motors Acceptance Corp. facility that housed new cars scheduled for delivery to customers. …

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