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Butler Road Paving Soon to Be Underway

Borough council approved spending an additional $50K on paving projects to take place over the next several weeks.

Several roads will be getting a facelift in the near future.

The borough council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday that will appropriate $50,000 for road improvements. Councilman Robert Fox said this would be added to $100,000 that is leftover from previous road improvement projects.

According to Borough Administrator James Lampmann, Bartholdi Avenue, from to the Mount Calvary Cemetery, will be milled and paved this week. Hasbrouck Avenue and Mabey Lane will also be milled and paved and, including Bartholdi, are finishing up a water main project on the streets.

Fox said that the borough would be meeting with the contactor to go over the milling and paving of Barthold Avenue by the end of the week. He said the . According to plans, the road will be milled on Thursday and paved on Friday.

While Fox said most of the work will be completed in the next several weeks, Scott Street and Lafayette Avenue will also be paved in early September.

Bobby L August 23, 2012 at 12:25 PM
Please don't forget New Street between Oak and New St. It is easily the worst street in Butler. My car is getting beat up everytime I have to use my driveway!
Richard Dean August 23, 2012 at 05:54 PM
First, the paving of the Bartholdi area is now underway, 8/23 at noon. Second, Bobby L, that is not New Street but Whiting Boulevard believe it or not. I can say that from years of looking at the official Borough of Butler maps while at the police station and light plant. Checking Mapquest I found no street connecting New & Oak while Googlemaps has it as a section of New. Interestingly, about a year ago I was informed that what had been marked as Whiting Blvd for decades was only a paper street with the property not being public.

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