Melwood & Finland Stormwater Project

Completed Stormwater

The stormwater improvement project in Polish Hill reduces the risks of uncontrolled runoff by constructing new curb lines, adding additional stormwater inlets, and installing five bioretention features with underground storage.

Progress & Status

100%
Construction Complete

The project was constructed along Finland Street, Melwood Avenue, Bethoven Street, and the Apollo Street staircase.

It is estimated to manage 1.2 million gallons of runoff annually.

Financial Partners

  • This project was partially funded by ALCOSAN’s GROW grant program.

Locations & Schedule

Location Details:
Finland Street, Melwood Avenue, Bethoven Street, and the Apollo Street staircase in Polish Hill.

Start Date: Design: Winter 2016. Construction: Spring 2018.

Completion Date: Design: Spring 2018. Construction: Fall 2018.

Map of the Melwood and Finland stormwater project areas in Polish Hill

Finland Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

Project Contacts

If you have questions, please contact Public Affairs

Education and Outreach Associate :
Elaine Hinrichs
412-738-1887
ehinrichs@pgh2o.com