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PWSA WILL REPAIR A 36-INCH WATER MAIN ON SMALLMAN STREET IN THE STRIP DISTRICT
May 24, 2019
UPDATE #5: 5/24/19 at 12:00 p.m.
 
Repairs continue on Smallman near 15th Street. No customers are out of water.

Smallman Street remains closed to all traffic from 14th – 17th Streets until further notice.

New 36-inch pipe has been delivered to the replace 600 feet of water main on Smallman Street, between 15th and 16th Streets. Crews will replace the street and sidewalks upon completion of the waterline replacement. All work is anticipated to take approximately three weeks.

 


 

UPDATE #4: 5/23/19 at 3:30 p.m.

Repairs continue around the clock on Smallman near 15th Street. No customers are out of water.

Smallman Street remains closed to all traffic from 14th – 17th Streets until further notice. Crews are working to restore one-way traffic as soon as possible. New 36-inch pipe will be delivered to crews Friday for repairs.

Since Tuesday evening, 120 truckloads of debris have been removed from the site, with crews working day and night shifts for nearly 48 hours straight.

The next update will be provided tomorrow, May 24, at 12:00 p.m.

 


UPDATE #3: 5/23/19 at 9:52 a.m.

Repairs continue around the clock on Smallman near 15th Street. No customers are out of water.

Smallman Street remains closed to all traffic from 14th – 17th Streets until further notice. Crews are working to restore one-way traffic as soon as possible.

The next update will be provided today at 3:00 p.m.

 

Update #2: 5/11/19 at 2:51 p.m.

 

Repairs are continuing around the clock on Smallman near 15th Street. No customers are out of water.

Smallman Street continues to be closed to all traffic from 14th – 17th Streets until further notice. Crews are working to restore one-way traffic as soon as possible.

The next update will be provided tomorrow, May 23rd, at approximately 10:00 a.m.

 

Update: 5/22/19 at 8:46 p.m.

 
Repairs are underway on Smallman near 15th Street and no customers are out of water. The traffic closure on Smallman Street has been shortened to 14th – 17th Streets.
 
Work will continue until further notice.  
 

5/12/19 at 9:50 p.m.

PWSA crews are responding to an emergency break on a 36-inch water main on Smallman Street at 15th Street this evening, Tuesday, May 21st.

 
The water main break occurred at approximately 7:30 p.m. and the break was isolated at 8:30 p.m. Pressure for impacted customers was restored at this time. Crews will continue to work to repair the broken portion of the water main.
 
 
Customers on Smallman Street (15th Street – 17th Street) will have no water until further notice while repairs are being made.
 
 
Smallman Street (13th Street – 21st Street) will be closed to all traffic until work is completed.
 
 
Any customer who needs additional information should call PWSA Emergency Dispatch 24/7 at 412-255-2423­­
 
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  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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