Background:

The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works, working with the beneficial input of community partners, is seeking input on park infrastructure upgrades to Spring Hill Park. .

The Scope of Work for the project includes*:

  • Sports Field Improvements
    • Address draining issues with existing field. Evaluate field amenities for replacement including fencing, paving and seating.
  • Park Building Improvements
    • Includes updating the Spring Hill Park building, which includes restrooms, concessions and potentially group gatherings.
  • Play Area Improvements
    • Reconfigure and replace existing playground equipment and safety surfacing.
  • Sports Court Renovation
    • Convert existing asphalt dek hockey to upgraded tile and dasher board system including scoreboard, player benches and spectator seating
    • Evaluate the relevancy of the basketball court amenity with the consideration of potential upgrades or conversion to alternative programming
  • Park Signage + Trail Connections
    • Identify opportunities for signage and improved trail connections to the Greenway.
  • Lighting & Safety Improvements
    • Evaluate condition of existing site lighting and identify needs for proposed lighting per the newly improved park amenities outlined above
  • Stormwater Management should be included to meet requirements for site-wide improvements

*Note: Programming priorities listed above are intended as a general guide and shall be confirmed with the community through the engagement process.