• Turnpike project could close Monroeville pool

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    MONROEVILLE, Pa. - A widening project on the Pennsylvania Turnpike could bring an end to a pool in Monroeville that’s been around for 45 seasons. 

    According to Channel 11’s news exchange partners at TribLIVE, it was revealed during a council meeting Tuesday night that officials will consider selling the Monroeville Community Pool property to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.

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    If sold, the property would be used for the commission's Interstate 76 widening project, which will extend from mileposts 57 to 67. The $300 million project will make room for six lanes and some reconstruction.

    Monroeville would sell the pool for nearly $1 million, but it would not close until after the 2019 swimming season, TribLIVE reported.


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