Houses being razed near Westmoreland Hospital |

Houses being razed near Westmoreland Hospital

As part of continuing improvements to Excela Health’s Greensburg campus, vacant houses on property owned by the health system near Westmoreland Hospital are being razed.

Demolition of structures at 36 S. Washington Ave., 42 S. Washington Ave. and 607 Shearer St. is under way with completion anticipated by Dec. 17, weather permitting. A fourth structure at 42 Division St. is slated for removal the week of Dec. 6.

The lots will be cleared and seeded in anticipation of parking lot development. This project is running concurrently to the emergency department expansion.

A fifth property owned by Excela Health at 438 W. Pittsburgh St. will be cleared and seeded.

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