2022 Water Main Replacement - Central Oakland

In Construction 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

Construction Complete

PWSA's project team presented at the Oakland Planning and Development Corporation's May meeting. You can view the presentation here.

Crews will perform work on the following streets in the Oakland area:

  • Parkview Avenue (Semple Street - Boulevard of the Allies) - crews are installing new service lines
  • Mckee Place (Forbes Avenue - Bates Street) - crews are installing new service lines
  • Coltart Avenue (Forbes Avenue - Louisa Street) - crews are installing new service lines
  • Chesterfield Road - 5th Avenue - Terrace Place) - crews are installing the new water main
  • Pier Street (Oakland Avenue - Bouquet Street) - crews are installing new service lines
  • Ophelia Street (Hamlet Street - Craft Place) - crews are verifying service line materials
  • Oakland Avenue (Bates Street - Dawson Street) - crews are testing the new water main

Bedford Dwellings locations: 

  • Tulsa Street - upcoming
  • White Street - upcoming

Locations & Schedule

Location Details:
Central Oakland

Start Date: June 2022

Completion Date: Spring 2023

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