Fifth and Forbes Water Main Replacement Project

In Planning Water

This project - spanning across the Central Business District, Uptown, and Oakland - will replace over two miles of water mains on Forbes Avenue and Fifth Avenue. As part of this work, we will replace any lead service lines found when replacing the water mains.

Progress & Status

Design Complete

Water main will occur on the following streets: 

  • Forbes Avenue (Sixth Avenue – Brady Street)

  • Fifth Avenue (Sixth Avenue - Kirkpatrick Street)

PWSA's project team joined the Port Authority of Allegheny County (PAAC) and Uptown Partners on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 to discuss the water main replacement work. To view the presentation, click here.

Locations & Schedule

Location Details:
Forbes Avenue, Fifth Avenue

Start Date: May 2021

Completion Date: May 2022

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, hours may vary

Traffic Patterns: Street will be restricted to one lane of traffic during work. Crews will work one block at a time.

Forbes Avenue & Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

Project Contacts

If you have questions, please contact

Construction Communications Project Manager :
Mora McLaughlin