Some South Fayette residents are concerned about the traffic and tax impact that a proposed UPMC hospital would have on the township. The facility would be built in the Newbury development, just off of Route 50, near Millers Run Road.
The Tribune-Review’s Eric Eisert was at the South Fayette Township Commissioners’ meeting last week:
Hank Moore, who lives in the residential portion of Newbury, said he’s concerned about traffic on Presto-Sygan Road generated by the medical facility. He wondered if the road will need to be expanded to accommodate increased traffic, adding UPMC also could be disruptive to the neighborhood…
Other residents said the non-profit UPMC hospital will remove 16 acres of commercial land from the township tax rolls.
Another possible Newbury tenant is generating much more positive buzz, Eisert reports. Residents seemed squarely in favor a proposed 120-bay golf driving range and entertainment complex called TopGolf.
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