Starting in March, Equitable Gas will begin a significant project to upgrade mainline piping on several South Side streets.
To better inform residents of the planned work, Equitable Gas will host a community meeting on Thursday, Feb. 16, 6:30 p.m. at the Brashear Center, 2005 Sarah Street.
Streets in South Side that will be affected include:
S. 14th Street from E. Carson to Breed;
S. 15th Street from E. Carson to Sarah;
Sarah Street from S. 14th to S. 17th;
S. 16th Street from E. Carson to Sarah;
Roland Street from S. 16th to S. 17th;
S. 17th Street from Sarah to Larkins Way;
S. 17th Street from Larkins Way to S. Edwards;
S. 12th Street from E. Carson to Breed;
S. 13th Street from E. Carson to Sarah;
Sarah Street from S. 11th (Cunliffe Way) to S. 13th Street;
S. 10th Street from Sarah to Sarah (offset);
Breed Street from Enon Way to Uxor Way;
Larkins Way from S. 19th to S. 21st;
S. 20th Street from E. Carson to Mary;
S. 18th Street from Sarah to Mary;
Larkins Way from S. 18th to S. 19th;
Jane Street from S. 18th to S. 19th;
Carey Way from S. 17th to S. 18th; and
S. 18th from E. Carson to Sarah.
The project will begin as soon as weather permits and will last into the fall. According to Equitable Gas officials, after a section of pipe is replaced, the company or its contractors will restore the streets, sidewalks, yards, landscaping and more to meet City of Pittsburgh codes.
Crews are expected to work from approximately 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Project updates will be available on the Equitable Gas website, http://www.equitablegas.com, throughout the spring, summer and fall.