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Greentree Road traffic restricted
Traffic will be restricted on Greentree Road (Route 121) between Cochran and McMonagle roads starting Monday during a water project by Pennsylvania American Water Co. Lane closures may occur in both directions from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays through late December.
Crews from Casper Colosimo & Sons Inc., under a contract with the utility, will remove a 16-inch line and replace it with a 24-inch line.
Ensemble camp concert at library
More than 30 elementary, middle and high school musicians from Canon-McMillan, Carlynton, Charleroi Area, Chartiers Valley, Keystone Oaks, Mt. Lebanon, South Fayette, St. Thomas More, Upper St. Clair and West Jefferson Hills will present a free ensemble camp concert at 7 p.m. Friday in the Bridgeville Public Library, 505 McMillen St.
The group is under the direction of Ryan Wolf, principal trumpet with the West Hills Symphonic Band. The concert is being presented by Johnstonbaugh's Music Centers in the Chartiers Valley Shopping Center on Route 50 in Collier.
Colors of Woodville part of tour
Architectural historians and preservation experts will discuss the paints and restoration procedures used to accurately portray the 237-year-old Woodville Plantation in tours at noon and 2 p.m. Sunday at the site on Route 50 near the intersection with Thoms Run Road.
Visitors will be given a tour of the second floor, which features several original painted surfaces. This is the only time of year that the second floor will be open to the public. Guests will also tour the newly restored dining room.
Woodville Plantation, the home of John and Presley Neville built in 1775, is a living history museum that interprets life 1780-1820.
Admission is $10. Reservations are not required. Guided tours of the house are available every Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.
Information: www.woodvilleplantation.org or 412-221-0348.
Manager fired, replaced
Robinson, Washington County, supervisors voted July 17 to fire Rich Ward as manager and to hire Michael E. Behrens, a former zoning and code enforcement officer for the City of Washington and East Washington.
Mr. Behrens' salary was set at $43,000 a year plus benefits, and his start date was July 18.
Route 88 weekend detour for T work
The Port Authority will replace the rail crossing at the West Library station on the Blue Line-Library route this weekend, affecting T service and detouring Route 88 traffic from 7 p.m. Friday until 4:30 a.m. Monday.
Route 88 (Library Road) will be closed near Clifton Road. Traffic will be directed onto Clifton, McMurray and South Park roads.
During this time, Blue Line-Library service will terminate at Lytle, where riders may transfer to shuttle buses operating between Lytle and Library. Information on shuttle bus stops is available at portauthority.org. Regular T service should be restored before the start of Monday service.
The West Library Park-n- Ride lot will remain closed until Monday as Port Authority crews use the lot to prepare, store equipment and conduct cleanup work for the rail crossing project. Riders who normally drive to the station may seek alternate parking at Library, Lytle or South Hills Village.
First Published August 2, 2012 9:50 am