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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Boil Advisory Information

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Alerts and Announcements

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Project Update

 

Recent Progress (July 11 to July 17) 

  • MAC continued installing 36” ductile iron water main on First Avenue between Pigeon Creek and Diamond Avenue. 

  • MAC began removing the existing concrete median on First Avenue north of Diamond Avenue.  

 
 
Anticipated Activities for Upcoming Week (July 18 to July 24) 

  • MAC intends to set up new northbound and southbound lane restrictions on First Avenue north of Diamond Avenue. 

  • MAC intends to close Landbridge Way from N. First Avenue to Cross Valley Circle to thru traffic. 

  • MAC will perform the connection to the existing 36” water main on First Avenue, south of Diamond Avenue.   

  • MAC intends to test and connect to the existing 36” butterfly valve on First Avenue at Landbridge Way.  

  • Professional Concrete intends to perform sawcutting activities on First Avenue between Diamond Avenue and Allens Avenue. 

  • MAC intends to continue installing 36” ductile iron water main on First Avenue between Diamond Avenue and Colorado Avenue. 

Project Schedule

The full project schedule will be posted as information is received from the Contractor.

W. Morgan Avenue, Third Avenue to First Avenue (Railroad Corridor)

  • Preliminary Utility Verification - Pending

First Avenue, Morgan Avenue to Uhlhorn Street

  • Preliminary Utility Verification - Complete

First Avenue, Uhlhorn Street to Diamond Avenue

  • Preliminary Utility Verification - Complete

  • Water Main Installation - Ongoing

First Avenue, Landbridge Way to Idlewild Drive

  • Preliminary Utility Verification - Ongoing

First Avenue, Idlewild Drive to Colonial Avenue

  • Preliminary Utility Verification - Ongoing