Downtown Fort Worth Water and Sewer Main Replacements

  • Project typeWater and Wastewater Improvements
Water & Sanitary Sewer Imrpovements

Cast iron water mains – ranging in diameter from 16 inches to 42 inches – will be replaced in nine streets in Downtown Fort Worth, including:

  • Lancaster Avenue
  • Summit Avenue
  • W 10th Street
  • 5th Street
  • Henderson Street
  • 2nd Street
  • Collier Street (west of it)
  • And, Florence Street

The project area is bound by Henderson Street at West Weatherford Street to the north, Lancaster Avenue to the south, Cherry Street to the east and Fournier Street at 10th Street to the west.


The impacted streets and easements include the following.


Water and Sewer Main Replacement

  • Summit Avenue from West Lancaster Avenue to West 5th Street


Water Main Replacement

  • West 10th Street from  Fournier Street to Summit Avenue
  • West 5th Street from Summit Avenue to Henderson Street
  • Henderson Street from West 5th Street to West 2nd Street
  • West 2nd Street from Henderson Street to Burnett Street
  • Collier Street from 13th Street to Texas Street
  • West Lancaster Avenue from Summit Avenue to Florence Street
  • West 13th Street from Henderson Street to Florence Street
  • Florence Street from West Lancaster Avenue to West 13th Street


Existing water mains in easements will be abandoned in the following:

  • 13th Street easement from Florence Street to Summit Avenue
  • Easement from West 2nd Street at Henderson Street to 5th Street, between Lexington Street and Collier Street


This project is in Fort Worth Council District 9. Construction will impact the Fort Worth Downtown Neighborhood Alliance.

Landmarks include First United Methodist Church, Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office, Burk Burnett Park, Fort Worth Public Library, and apartments and businesses


**The video of the June 27 community meeting for this project is in the righthand sidebar under Related Information.**


Project Meeting

Join us Thursday, June 27, at 10 a.m. for a community design meeting concerning the replacement of cast iron water mains that run through the western part of downtown Fort Worth, and, replacement of a sewer line in Summit Avenue. The old Fort Worth City Hall at 200 Texas Street is the host site. The meeting will take place in Room 2020. 

**Click on the evite in the righthand column under Related Information.**


Project Update



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