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Walnut Street Water and Sewer Rehabilitation Project


Water and sewerlines in Walnut Street between Mountain and College avenues are some of the oldest in the city, dating back about 100 years. This project will replace these lines, along with some services, and address failing infrastructure that causes water quality concerns, low levels of fire protection and maintenance problems.

Utilities has scheduled the work to be done in phases in 2017 and 2018 to minimize impacts to local businesses, scheduled events and development in the Old Town area.

As of mid-October 2017, Phases 1 and 2 are complete. Final design for Phase 3 and communications with downtown businesses will occur through the end of 2017. Construction will begin in early January on the final phase of the rehabilitation work.

Surveyors, locators and various other crews gathering data and painting stripes and symbols in the roads and alleys will continue as data is gathered to complete design and construction plans.

Phase 3 - From January through March, Utilities will abandon two old water lines in Walnut Street and install 550 feet of new waterline from College Avenue to Linden Street.

Open House
Tuesday, November 14, 4-6:30 p.m.
Open house postcard (PDF 137KB)

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Weekly Updates
March 24, 2017 (PDF 2.4MB)
March 31, 2017 (PDF 1.3MB)
April 7, 2017 (PDF 1.9MB)
April 14, 2017 (PDF 1.9MB)

Project Managers
Jay Rose

Tim McTague

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