Fifth and Forbes Water Main Replacement Project

In Construction 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 while replacing the water mains.

Progress & Status

Construction Complete

Some street and sidewalk restoration along the project area is still needed in Spring of 2023. 

PWSA has attended the following meetings for the Fifth and Forbes Project:

  • Port Authority of Allegheny County (PAAC) and Uptown Partners on Tuesday, January 26, 2021  To view the presentation, click here.
  • Uptown Partners Spring Meeting on Wednesday, March 31. 2021. To view the presentation, click here.

Locations & Schedule

Location Details:
Forbes Avenue, Fifth Avenue

Start Date: May 2021

Completion Date: Spring 2023

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