Posted on August 29, 2007 00:00
Construction of NEI pipe repairs began Wednesday
Construction activity of repairs to the Northeast Interceptor force main sewer pipe began in earnest on August 29 as contractors dug trenches for the new pipeline along the edge of the municipal golf course on Pine Grove Drive.
A road sign designating the improvements was erected by the Hewlett’s Creek pump station on Wednesday as well. City staff was on hand Wednesday morning to explain the repairs underway. The pump station is located beside the Exxon gas station at the corner of Greenville Loop Road and Pine Grove Drive.
Following is a summary of the repairs currently underway:
Greenville Loop Road
Description: Line almost one-half mile of pipe near Shinnwood Road, replace air release valves, and replace manholes at Hewlett’s Creek pump station. Hewlett’s Creek pipe replacement
Cost: $1.8 million
Construction: August- November, 2007
Description: Replace more than one mile of pipe that currently runs through Hewlett’s Creek. Pump Station Improvements
Cost: $2 million
Construction: August, 2007-January, 2008
Description: Replace junction box at
Bradley Creek pump station, and install
interim pumps at both the Bradley Creek
and Hewlett’s Creek pump stations.
Cost: $2.2 million
Construction: August-December, 2007
View more info at the sewer repair page.