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File #: 11326-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 11/27/2019 In control: Chief Clerk
On agenda: 12/3/2019 Final action: 12/10/2019
Title: An Ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, authorizing the acceptance of ownership of the Kenmawr Bridge following its reconstruction and authorizing the transfer of certain right-of-way and easement areas and facilities, to be constructed by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, along South Braddock Avenue to Swissvale Borough and to accept and maintain a portion of Kenmawr Avenue from Rankin Borough and to transfer certain right-of-way and easement areas on Jackson Street and on the relocated Sixth Avenue and such facilities to be constructed by PennDOT to Rankin Borough.
Sponsors: Chief Executive
Attachments: 1. 11326-19 Exhibits A and B.pdf, 2. 34-19-OR 11326-19.pdf
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An Ordinance of the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, authorizing the acceptance of ownership of the Kenmawr Bridge following its reconstruction and authorizing the transfer of certain right-of-way and easement areas and facilities, to be constructed by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, along South Braddock Avenue to Swissvale Borough and to accept and maintain a portion of Kenmawr Avenue from Rankin Borough and to transfer certain right-of-way and easement areas on Jackson Street and on the relocated Sixth Avenue and such facilities to be constructed by PennDOT to Rankin Borough.

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Whereas, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (“PennDOT”) has obtained permission from the Pennsylvania Utility Commission (“PUC”) to replace the Kenmawr Bridge, which carries Kenmawr Avenue, within Rankin Borough and South Braddock Avenue, within Swissvale Borough, over the tracks of the Norfolk Southern Railway (the “Project”); and

Whereas, the County of Allegheny by its Agreement No. 198003, authorized by Executive Action No. 5831-16, with PennDOT agreed to own and maintain the new Kenmawr Bridge; and

Whereas, the County of Allegheny is willing to acquire and maintain the portion of South Braddock Avenue that will become located within the limits of maintenance for the new Kenmawr Bridge; and

Whereas, Rankin Borough has indicated its willingness to maintain the remaining portion of Kenmawr Avenue and to accept ownership and maintain any additional right-of-way and easement areas acquired by the County of Allegheny on behalf of the Borough and any facilities to be constructed by PennDOT on Jackson Street and Relocated Sixth Avenue required for the Project, as depicted in the Road Transfer Plan marked as “Exhibit A”, attached hereto and made a part hereof.

Whereas, Swissvale Borough has indicated its willingness to maintain the remaining portion of South Braddock Avenue outside the new Kenmawr Bridge maintenance limits, and to accept ...

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