PennDOT has announced a safety improvement project for East Carson Street. More than $20 million in safety improvements are coming to the South Side., The state has classified as the region's most dangerous roadway for pedestrians.
“This approximate $12-15 million resurfacing project also includes signal upgrades, ADA curb cut ramp installation, and pedestrian safety improvements on East Carson Street between Smithfield Street and 33rd Street in the City of Pittsburgh. Work is expected to begin in the fall of 2018 and conclude late in 2019. Restrictions will vary throughout the corridor. Motorists should expect daytime, overnight and weekend work requiring lane restrictions and detours. The Department is coordinating final working hours and restrictions with the City of Pittsburgh.”