Construction begins Monday, March 18, 2019 on East Carson Streetscaping project

Construction begins Monday, March. 18 on streetscape improvements, which will remove the section of sidewalk closest to curb to lay conduit for new lighting. Starting at S. 10th and S. 17th Streets and working eastward, work will take approximately 3 weeks per block. Passage will be available for pedestrians.

The City Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) has contracted limited streetscaping work to be done from S. 10th to S. 25th Streets along East Carson Street in conjunction with scheduled pedestrian safety improvements to be performed by PennDOT.

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The DOMI streetscaping improvements will consist of the following:

  • Street and pedestrian level lighting

  • Street trees and hanging baskets

  • Other incidentals, including exposed aggregate concrete restoration from behind the curb to the back edge of any tree pits, replacement of signage, and removal of old light fixtures

DOMI timeline:

  • Construction start:  March 18, 2019

  • Construction complete:  November 20, 2019

  • Tree planting:  May 2020

The PennDOT pedestrian safety improvements will consist of the following:

  • Pedestrian bump outs and ADA upgrades at intersections

  • New pavement markings and signage

  • Milling and resurfacing of roadway

PennDOT timeline:

  • Let Date:  April 2019

  • Construction start:  July 2019

  • Construction complete:  June 2020

  • Tree planting:  June 2020


  • 2 Crews

  • 10th and 17th working eastward

  • Monday – Friday

  • 7 AM – 5PM (in general)

  • Possibility of third crew

  • Assume 3 week disruption per block

City of Pittsburgh DOMI East Carson Streetscaping

City of Pittsburgh DOMI East Carson Streetscaping