Hillsborough Transmission Replacement

Last updated Mar. 13, 2018 - 1:41 pm
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Transmission Main Replacement
  • Public Utilities (Lead)
  • Hazen ( Project Design Consultant)
  • T.A. Loving Company (Construction Contractor)

Current Activity

Posted Tuesday, March 13

Construction on Clark Avenue is nearing completion with some preliminary paving scheduled the week of March 12. Beginning March 19, construction will move onto Oberlin Road and there will be detour changes. The work will start on the west side of Oberlin Road initially and then shift to the east side. Electronic signage and detour devices will be in place to assist the traveling public. There will be some parking limitations along the detour routes to allow easier traffic flow within the detour. The initial detour route can be found on this page under Maps & Plans.

Please check the webpage often as the project information will be updated regularly.

Construction schedules are subject to change due to unforeseen conditions such as weather, construction delays or conflicts.


Construction is underway on the 36-inch waterline replacement in the Hillsborough Street and Cameron Village vicinity. Many of the adjacent aging water and sewer lines will be replaced as part of this project. As the work progresses, adjacent property owners will receive notifications before work begins on their street. Public Utilities has a full time on site inspector for the project and will provide coordination between the contractor and property owners as needs arise.


Project schedule with dates and descriptions
October 2017Construction Start
October 2017 to February 2018Chamberlain Street from Everett Avenue to Clark Avenue
January 2018 to May 2018Clark Avenue then Oberlin Road
December 2017 to May 2018Cameron Park Streets
Early 2019Project Completion


Issues with the waterline were first discovered in August of 2016 as part of a proactive condition assessment of critical waterlines, which is an important component of the Asset Management Program. The assessment concluded the waterline needs to be replaced to avoid failure.

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