2021 Water Main Replacement - Central Oakland

In Planning Water

This project, in the Central Oakland neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh, will will replace portions of water mains on several streets, providing more reliable water service to our customers.

Progress & Status

Design Complete

Crews will replace water mains on the streets below. Work will begin in mid-July 2021.

PWSA spoke at the Oakland Planning and Development Corporation community meeting on June 29th. You can view the recording of the presentation here. Presentation begins at minute 28:00.

Water mains will be replaced on the following streets:

  • Parkview Avenue (Semple Street - Boulevard of the Allies)
  • Oakland Avenue (Bates Street - Dawson Street)
  • Pier Street (Oakland Avenue - Bouquet Street)
  • Mckee Place (Forbes Avenue - Bates Street)
  • Coltart Avenue (Forbes Avenue - Louisa Street)
  • Chesterfield Road - 5th Avenue - Terrace Place)
  • Ophelia Street (Hamlet Street - Craft Place)

Locations & Schedule

Location Details:
Central Oakland

Start Date: Early 2022

Completion Date: Summer 2022

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Traffic Patterns: Streets will be closed to traffic during working hours and will be reopened at the end of a work day.

Project Contacts

If you have questions, please contact

Construction Communications Project Manager :
Mora McLaughlin