Columbia Phase I, Fares, Columbia to Morgan Water Main Replacement

This project is estimated to include the installation of approximately 9,500 feet of new water main on N Governor Street, between Columbia Street and E Louisiana Street, Columbia Street, between Lafayette Avenue and Fares Avenue, and Fares Avenue, between Columbia Street and Eichel Avenue. Related upgrades throughout the project area include new hydrants, valves and service connections. Construction is anticipated to begin in May 2020.

Refresh Evansville Project Open Houses have been suspended due to concerns about COVID-19. The presentation has been recorded and can be viewed below. 

Columbia Phase I, Fares, Columbia to Morgan Water Main Replacement Open House Presentation

Project Team

 

Project Owner - Evansville Water & Sewer Utility

Evansville, Indiana

Program Manager - American Structurepoint, Inc.

Evansville, Indiana

Project Designer - Three i Design

Evansville, Indiana

Construction Manager - American Structurepoint, Inc.

Evansville, Indiana

Contractor- Ragle, Inc.

Newburgh, Indiana

Road Closures

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Boil Advisory Information

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Alerts and Announcements

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Project Update

 

Recent Progress (July 26 to August 1)

  • Ragle completed the installation of new 8” C900 PVC water main at Fares and Tennessee. 

  • Ragle performed hydrostatic testing on the new 8” and 12” C900 PVC water mains on Fares between Eichel and Louisiana. 

  • Ragle repaired leaks on the new water main on Fares between Eichel and Louisiana. 

Anticipated Activities for Upcoming Week (August 1 to August 8)

  • Ragle intends to complete hydrostatic testing and chlorination of the new 12” C900 PVC water main on Fares between Eichel and Louisiana. 

  • Ragle intends to begin installing new 12” C900 PVC water main on Fares between Louisiana and Oregon. 
     

Project Schedule

Governor Street, Maryland Street to Delaware Street

  • Water Main Installation – Mid October 2020

  • Water Main Final Connections (water main outages) – Late October 2020

  • Water Service Line Installation (individual customer outages)  – Late October 2020

  • Restoration (pavement patching, lawn seeding)  – Early November 2020

Columbia Street, Lafayette Avenue to Governor Street

  • Water Main Installation – Mid October 2020

  • Water Main Final Connections (water main outages) – Late October 2020

  • Water Service Line Installation (individual customer outages)  – Late October 2020

  • Restoration (pavement patching, lawn seeding)  – Mid December 2020

Columbia Street, Governor Street to Sherman Avenue

  • Water Main Installation – Late October 2020

  • Water Main Final Connections (water main outages) – Mid November 2020

  • Water Service Line Installation (individual customer outages)  – Mid November 2020

  • Restoration (pavement patching, lawn seeding)  – Mid December 2020

Columbia Street, Sherman Avenue to Evans Avenue

  • Water Main Installation – Mid November 2020

  • Water Main Final Connections (water main outages) – Early December 2020

  • Water Service Line Installation (individual customer outages)  – Mid December 2020

  • Restoration (pavement patching, lawn seeding)  – Late December 2020

Columbia Street, Evans Avenue to 1015 E. Columbia Street

  • Water Main Installation – Late December 2020

  • Water Main Final Connections (water main outages) – Early February 2021

  • Water Service Line Installation (individual customer outages)  – Mid February 2021

  • Restoration (pavement patching, lawn seeding)  – Early April 2021

Columbia Street, 1015 E. Columbia Street to Fares Avenue

  • Water Main Installation – Mid February 2021

  • Water Main Final Connections (water main outages) – Mid March 2021

  • Water Service Line Installation (individual customer outages)  – Late March 2021

  • Restoration (pavement patching, lawn seeding)  – Mid April 2021

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