First Avenue Water Main Replacement

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This project is estimated to include 7,900 feet of new 4” to 36” water main pipe and related improvements throughout the project area, which consists of First Avenue, between Morgan Avenue and Colonial Avenue, and along the railroad tracks west of First Avenue, near Morgan Avenue. 

Project Team

 

Project Owner - Evansville Water & Sewer Utility

Evansville, Indiana

Program Manager - American Structurepoint, Inc.

Evansville, Indiana

Project Designer - HNTB Corporation

Indianapolis, IN

Construction Manager - American Structurepoint, Inc.

Evansville, Indiana

Contractor- MAC Construction & Excavating, Inc. 

New Albany, IN

Road Closures

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Project Update

 

Recent Progress (September 12 to September 18) 

  • Midwest Mole completed the installation of the 36” ductile iron water main with 48” welded steel casing pipe by jack and bore at the Third Street CSX Railroad crossing. 

  • MAC completed the installation of new 36” ductile iron water main on First Avenue between Meyer Avenue and Lohoff Ave. 

  • MAC completed the installation of the 8” C900 PVC water main on First Avenue between Colorado Avenue and Meyer Avenue (STA. 59+87). 

  • MAC performed hydrostatic testing of the new 36” ductile iron water main on First Avenue between Pigeon Creek and Diamond Avenue.   

 Anticipated Activities for Upcoming Week (September 19 to September 25) 

  • MAC intends to continue installing the new 36” ductile iron water main on First Avenue between Lohoff Avenue and Allens Lane. 

  • MAC intends to complete the installation of the new 36” ductile iron water main on Third Avenue between STA. 10+00 and the CSX Railroad crossing. 

  • MAC intends to connect to the existing 36” water main on Third Avenue south of the CSX Railroad crossing (STA. 10+00). 

  • MAC intends to chlorinate the new 36” ductile iron water main on First Avenue between Pigeon Creek and Diamond Avenue. 

Project Schedule

First Avenue, Morgan Avenue to Pigeon Creek

  • Water Main Installation - Ongoing

  • Water Service Line Installation (individual customer outages) - Mid January 2022

  • Water Main Final Connections (water main outages) - Late November 2021

  • Restoration (pavement patching, lawn seeding) - Late January 2022

First Avenue, Pigeon Creek to Diamond Avenue

  • Water Main Installation - Complete

  • Water Service Line Installation (individual customer outages) - Mid September 2021

  • Water Main Final Connections (water main outages) - Late September 2021

  • Restoration (pavement patching, lawn seeding) - Late September 2021

First Avenue, Diamond Avenue to Allens Lane

  • Water Main Installation - Ongoing

  • Water Service Line Installation (individual customer outages) - Early October 2021

  • Water Main Final Connections (water main outages) - Late November 2021

  • Restoration (pavement patching, lawn seeding) - Late November 2021

First Avenue, Allens Lane to Colonial Avenue

  • Water Main Installation - Early December 2021

  • Water Service Line Installation (individual customer outages) - Early January 2022

  • Water Main Final Connections (water main outages) - Late December 2021

  • Booster Station Installation- Early February 2022

  • Restoration (pavement patching, lawn seeding) - Mid March 2022