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Water

2023 Watermain B

Project Summary

This project will replace water main water main on Curtiss Street under the creek, and on Puffer Road from Hobson Road to 61st Street.

Work will also include patching of the existing roadway where the new water main will be installed, sidewalk improvements at the intersections and street resurfacing.



LATEST UPDATE

November 17, 2023

  • Work on Puffer Road and 60th St is substantially complete.
  • The contractor will be doing miscellaneous cleanup and punch list activities the week of 11/20 and into the week of 11/27. Road restoration on Curtiss Street took place on Friday, 11/17 and clean-up activities will follow.

PAST UPDATES

November 10, 2023

  • Puffer Road and 60th St were paved on Thursday, November 9th.
  • Stone shoulder in this area is tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 13th with sod restoration tentatively scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday 11/15 and 11/16.
  • This work is weather dependent. The road restoration on Curtiss Street has been delayed due to equipment issues and is now scheduled to take place the week of 11/13.


November 3, 2023

  • Puffer Road is tentatively scheduled for paving on November 9th, weather permitting. Fresh Oil signs will be posted and motorists are reminded to drive slowly through the area.
  • Curtiss St will be patched on November 9th as well.
  • The week of November 6th will have clean up and prep for landscape restoration for both sites.

October 27, 2023

  • The contractor completed the surface grind of Puffer Rd and 60th St and removing sidewalk damaged by the water main installation. The sidewalk will be framed early the week of October 30th and poured the following day. Asphalt binder and surface will be installed towards the end of the week.
  • All work is weather pending.


October 20, 2023

  • The contractor completed all of the asphalt patch work on Puffer Rd and Hobson Rd. The contractor will be replacing concrete curbs and sidewalks towards the middle of the week of October 23rd. At the end of the week, they will be grinding the surface of Puffer Rd and 60th St. They will be placing level binder and surface asphalt the following week.
  • The contractor started the patches on Curtiss Ave. Concrete curb will be replaced towards the middle of the week of October 23rd and the patches will be completed the week of October 30th.
  • All work is weather pending.


October 13, 2023

  • The contractor will be terminating the connection of the old water main at Hobson on Monday, October 16th. This is anticipated to interrupt water services of residents on Hobson Road. Affected residents have been notified by door hanger.
  • On October 17th, the contractor will then be terminating the old water main at the Curtiss Street Box Culvert. This is not anticipated to affect any water services. Traffic will be affected through this area during work hours.
  • It is anticipated that the contractor will then remove the old fire hydrants and decommission the old water main and start moving forward with replacing concrete curbs and sidewalks.
  • All work is pending weather.


October 6, 2023

  • The week of October 9th, the contractor will continue installing water services on the installed water main between 61st Street and Hobson Road. Brief water shut offs may occur while the water service line connections are being made. Sections of sidewalk will be removed as a result of water service installation. The sidewalk will be temporarily replaced with gravel.
  • Towards the end of the week, the contractor will be terminating the connection of the old water main at Hobson. This is anticipated to interrupt water services of residents on Hobson Road. Affected residents will be notified by door hanger.
  • Also towards the end of the week, or the beginning of the week of October 16th, the contractor will be terminating the old water main at the Curtiss Street Box Culvert. This is not anticipated to affect any water services. Traffic will be affected through this area during the working hours.
  • All work is weather pending.


September 29, 2023

  • Starting October 2nd, the contractor will begin installing water services on the installed water main between 61st Street and 60th Street. The connections made will be between the installed water main and the roundways/Buffalo boxes. Brief water shut offs may occur while the water service line connections are being made. Sections of sidewalk will be removed as a result of water service installation. The sidewalk will be temporarily replaced with gravel.
  • Also starting October 2nd, the casing for the water main and the water main on Curtiss St will be installed. Services in the area are not expected to be affected.
  • Water services for homes between 60th Street and Hobson Road may commence at the end of the week of October 2nd.
  • All work is weather pending.


September 22, 2023

  • Water main installation on Curtiss Ave will be starting the week of September 25th. East bound traffic will still be able to drive through the construction area while west bound traffic on Curtiss St will be detoured to Wisconsin Ave. The detour will be effective from September 26th to October 13th.
  • Water main installation on Puffer Rd will be limited the week of October 2nd while the work on Curtiss Ave is occurring. Full time construction will recommence the week of October 9th. After the water main installation is extended through Hobson, the contractor will begin installing hydrants on the water main.
  • All work is weather pending.


September 15, 2023

  • Water main installation is anticipated to begin September 20th starting at 61st Street and heading north. Into the week of October 2nd, the contractor will continue installing water main to Hobson Road.
  • As new water main is installed and connected to the existing main, there may be interruptions of water service to the affected area. Affected residents will be notified by door hanger.
  • All work is weather pending.


September 8, 2023

  • The contract was awarded at the August 22nd Council meeting. The preconstruction meeting was held September 1st. Construction notices were sent out to residents on September 6th.
  • The week of September 11th the contractor will begin mobilizing equipment and materials, saw cutting and marking JULIE locates for other utilities.
  • Water main installation is anticipated to begin the week of September 25th. It is anticipated the contractor will start at Hobson and proceed south. All work is weather pending.

RESOURCES

Project #: WA-028B

Start: September 2023

End: December 2023

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Project Manager

Phil Hyma

Staff Engineer

630.434.5488