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File #: 2017-1879    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 9/8/2017 In control: Committee on Public Works
On agenda: 9/12/2017 Final action: 9/26/2017
Enactment date: 9/26/2017 Enactment #: 584
Effective date: 9/26/2017    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works and/or the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter certain necessary agreements to acquire and secure a right-of-way in connection with the proposed McFarren Street Bridge.
Indexes: AGREEMENTS, RIGHT OF WAY
Attachments: 1. 2017-1879 Right of Way Map, 2. Summary 2017-1879
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Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works and/or the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure to enter certain necessary agreements to acquire and secure a right-of-way in connection with the proposed McFarren Street Bridge.

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WHEREAS, the proposed McFarren Street Bridge over Nine Mile Run will carry the vehicular and pedestrian traffic that is now carried by the Second Avenue Bridge over Nine Mile Run; and

WHEREAS, the current Second Avenue Bridge will be limited to railroad maintenance vehicles, pedestrians, and bicycle traffic; and

WHEREAS, the City wishes to take necessary actions to secure a certain right-of-way in connection with the proposed McFarren Street Bridge;


Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

Section 1. The Mayor and/or the Director of the Department of Public Works and/or the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, are hereby authorized to enter into an Agreement or Agreements or to use existing Agreements, a Contract or Contracts or to use existing Contracts, and provide for the purchase of materials, supplies and equipment for the securing of a right-of-way in connection with the construction of the McFarren Street Bridge; also authorizing the taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for the purpose of construction, inspection, maintenance, repair, reconstruction and alteration; authorizing the execution and filing of a Declaration of Taking and related documents, the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition costs related thereto; in lieu of foreclosure, gift, dedication, condemnation/eminent domain pursuant to PA Tax Code, which is Section 91.193(b)(1); and further providing for the payment of the costs thereof, at a cost not to exceed $45,000.00, chargeable to and payable from the following accounts:


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