Hillsborough Transmission Replacement

Last updated Aug. 03, 2018 - 4:26 pm
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Transmission Main Replacement
  • Public Utilities (Lead)
  • Hazen ( Project Design Consultant)
  • T.A. Loving Company (Construction Contractor)

Current Activity

Posted Friday, August 3

The project water and sewer line installations are complete. Paving restoration has also been completed except at the end of W. Park Drive. This work will be done shortly as weather permits and W. Park reopened to traffic. The contractor will be working on minor punch list items. Tree restoration/planting will be done in mid to late October on Hillsborough Street near Woodburn.

Thanks to the residents and traveling public for your patience during this important waterline project!

Summary

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.

Schedule

Project schedule with dates and descriptions
DateDescription
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
May 2018 to August 2018Hillsborough Street
August 2018Project Completion

History

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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