Hulton Bridge Project Website
For all information related to the Hulton Bridge replacement, please visit the project website at www.thehultonbridge.com
The Oakmont Carnegie Library will be opening a NEW POP UP LOCATION
on September 15th in the Verner Elementary School!
It will be open to the public on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00 to 8:00 pm! Called the Serious Success Learning Station, it will provide technology and programming. Located inside the Verner Elementary School at 700 First Street, it can be accessed through the South Side entrance.
We will follow the schedule for closures throughout the year. Click here
New Hulton Bridge and Tree Replacement
The portion of Hulton Road leading up to the new Hulton Bridge is located somewhat differently than the existing road. As a result, it has unfortunately become necessary to replace the row of pin oaks in front of the Riverview Junior Senior High School. This decision was made after meetings with the Oakmont Shade Tree Commission, the Oakmont Boulevard Project, PennDot and PennDOT’s contractor, Brayman Construction. This group agreed that the roots from these trees are actually under the current roadway and would be significantly disturbed by the planned removal of the old roadway and the installation of new underground utility lines.
In addition, the new roadway will be higher than the existing one. The raised grade will result in the roots getting buried outside of the excavated area. It was estimated that the combined excavation and grading work would adversely affect over 50% of the tree roots fronting school property. Even if they managed to survive the initial construction process, they would most likely go into decline and die within a few years.
These trees will be replaced, at no cost to the Borough, with new shade trees approved by the Shade Tree Commission and in keeping with the beautification plans of the Boulevard Project for the Hulton Bridge corridor from the new Bridge to Allegheny River Boulevard.
2015 Paving Projects
Borough Council recently accepted the bid of Tresco Paving Corporation, in the amount of $247,478.30, for the 2015 Paving Projects. To see a list of streets that will be paved, click here
Adopted Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map
At the October 13, 2014 Regular Meeting of Oakmont Borough Council, a new Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map were adopted. Copies of the new Zoning Ordinance are available at the Borough Offices. The new Zoning Map can be viewed here
FIOS IN OAKMONT
Â– Oakmont residents should be advised that the Borough does not yet have a contract with Verizon to provide FIOS in our town. We have been told repeatedly by Verizon officials that Â“when theyÂ’re readyÂ” they will send us a contract to sign for this service. The Borough of Oakmont is not
responsible for our residents not being able to obtain FIOS from Verizon. The Borough of Oakmont has informed Verizon to Cease and Desist
from claims that the Borough of Oakmont is preventing them from providing FIOS to its residents.