Water Main Break Turns Centre Ave. Into River - News Story - WPXI Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH -- A water main broke Thursday along Centre Avenue and N. Craig Street in Oakland. A witness told Channel 11 that water was up to the wheels of vehicles along Centre Avenue.Hope that the Steelers were not taking a shower at the time and the water pressure for the team went low.
Perhaps we could train Steely McBeam to fix water main breaks -- like a modern John Henry or Joe Magarac.
The "infrastructure" of the city looks bad -- and is bad -- next to what UPMC is doing with its finances and investments. UPMC's CFO (Chief Financial Officer) was on Grant Street today, in city council chambers, talking to PA Senators, about investments in capital that the "health empire" (so says Jim Ferlo) is and has made in recent years.
Meanwhile, the city of Pittsburgh has had recent years with $0 in its capital budget. ZERO.