Phillips Park Stormwater Project

In Construction Stormwater

Phillips Park is a city-owned park located in Pittsburgh’s Carrick neighborhood. This stormwater project will help to reduce flooding and basement backups along Yale Drive, Queenstown Street, Lucina Avenue, and Walton Avenue.

Progress & Status

Construction Complete
  • Remove and replace existing asphalt path from Lucina Avenue to the new stairway
  • Install underground storage to capture, hold back, and slowly release stormwater
  • Shallow ditches with sides sloping towards the center, also called swales, will be installed to direct rainwater to the underground storage system
  • Monitors have been installed in nearby sewers and will inform future project phases to manage stormwater in this area

Locations & Schedule

Start Date: Fall 2019

Completion Date: Spring 2020

Traffic Patterns: Trail Closures: Dilly's Grove between Sinton Avenue and Park Boulevard. Yale Connector Trail between the Carousel Trail and Lucina Avenue

Map showing the general location of Phillips Park and the project area

Parkfield and Spokane streets
PIttsburgh, PA 15210
United States

Project Contacts

If you have questions, please contact the Project Manager

Project Manager :
Matthew Smuts
412-255-8800 ext 2663

If you have questions, please contact the Communications Project Manager

Communications Project Manager :
Rebecca Zito