First Avenue Water Main Replacement

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U1003 First Ave (27)

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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 (May 8 to May 14)

  • MAC activated the new 36” ductile iron water main on First Avenue between Fairway Drive and Colonial Avenue.

  • MAC completed the connection of new ¾”-2” water services on First Avenue between Fairway Drive and Colonial Avenue.

  • MAC performed hydrostatic testing and chlorinated the new 12” C900 PVC water main on First Avenue at Morgan Avenue.

 Anticipated Activities for Upcoming Week (May 15 to May 21)

  • MAC intends to connect the new 6” water service at 3704 First Avenue (McDonald’s).

  • MAC intends to cut and cap the abandoned 8” water main on First Avenue at Uhlhorn Street.

  • David Enterprises intends to grout fill the abandoned 24” water main on First Avenue between Morgan Avenue and Pigeon Creek..

Project Schedule

First Avenue, Morgan Avenue to Pigeon Creek

  • Water Main Installation - Ongoing

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

  • Water Main Final Connections (water main outages) - Late April / Early May 2022

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

First Avenue, Pigeon Creek to Diamond Avenue​- Complete

First Avenue, Diamond Avenue to Allens Lane

  • Water Main Installation - Complete

  • Water Service Line Installation (individual customer outages) - Complete

  • Water Main Final Connections (water main outages) - Complete

  • Restoration (pavement patching, lawn seeding) - May 2022

First Avenue, Allens Lane to Colonial Avenue

  • Water Main Installation - Ongoing

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

  • Water Main Final Connections (water main outages) - Mid June 2022

  • Booster Station Installation-  Mid June 2022

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