SCRANTON, Pa. (July 6, 2017) – Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of a wastewater collection system improvement project along several North Scranton streets beginning on Monday, July 10.  Contractors will be replacing 700 feet of sewer main along with seven manholes in the area.  The project is expected to be completed by the end of October, weather permitting, with an estimated cost of $400,000.


Work will take place Monday through Fridays from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the area of North Keyser Avenue, Market Street, Leggett Street, and Cusick Avenue.  Traffic restrictions will be in place when crews are working; motorists are urged to use caution when traveling in construction zones. For more information, contact Pennsylvania American Water’s customer service center at 1-800-565-7292.


Pennsylvania American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.3 million people. With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found by visiting



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Location: Scranton
Issued: 07/06/2017
Start Time: 12am
End Time: 12am
Expires: 11/01/2017
Contact Name: Pennsylvania American Water
Contact Phone: 800-565-7292
Posted in: Construction