Rising Mains 3 & 4 Upgrades

In Construction Water Reliability Plan

This project is located in the Highland Park neighborhood within the City of Pittsburgh, in the vicinity of the Washington Boulevard, Allegheny River Boulevard, One Wild Place and surrounding areas including the Pittsburgh Zoo. Crews will rehabilitate and replace transmission water mains connecting the Bruecken Pump Station and covered Highland Reservoir No. 2. Making any repairs to these pipes will ensure there is reliable water service to many of our customers.

Progress & Status

Construction Complete

Crews are nearly complete with all trenched rehabilitation of Rising Main 3. The remainder of the work will take place via remote lining work. 

At the October PWSA Board of Directors meeting, the contract for rehabilitation of Rising Main 4 was awarded to Structural Preservation Systems LLC, one of a handful of firms nationwide with expertise with pipes of this diameter and length. Work on Rising Main 4 will commence in March of 2023 and be complete by end of year.


Locations & Schedule

Location Details:
Highland Park

Start Date: mid-January 2022

Completion Date: December 2023

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Traffic Patterns: Lane closures and detours will be utilized as needed

Project Contacts

If you have questions, please contact

Construction Communications Project Manager :
Mora McLaughlin