CAP2010 Water Main Improvements
Contractor: FDM Contracting, Inc.
The city's contractor has been authorized to use the northeast section of VFW Park for construction staging and material storage. The area will be fenced off for public safety. Vehicles will enter/exit using Campbell Road and Sixth Street. Once the project is complete, the disturbed areas will be re-graded and restored with topsoil and seed. The contractor will also make some park improvements by planting new trees and installing new picnic tables.
Fifth Street - The week of August 31st, the contractor will be replacing the roadway at the Irving intersection. This area will be closed to thru traffic approximately 2-3 weeks.
S. Rembrandt Avenue - The contractor will finish pouring new concrete roadway patches, sidewalks and ramps, and some sections of the adjacent alley and allowing for concrete cure time.
Seventh Street - This week the newly poured concrete driveway approaches, sidewalks and ramps are curing, and will be re-opened to traffic once strengthened.
S. Altadena Avenue - This week the contractor will continue replacing curbing, driveway approaches, sidewalks and ramps on the west side of the roadway and allowing for concrete cure time.
S. Vermont Avenue - This week the contractor will finish addressing lead or galvanized services, and then schedule the two final water main connections. Any residents affected will receive a door hanger in advance with the date, time and duration of the shut-off.
Helene Avenue - The newly poured concrete is curing this week. Once strengthened the contractor will re-open to traffic and begin clean-up and restoration work.
Longfellow Avenue - The contractor will continue transferring water services to the new main this week and addressing private water services that are lead or galvanized.
Farnum Avenue - Work is tentatively scheduled to begin after Labor Day. The new water main will be installed via directional drilling and there will be intersection closures at the following locations to allow for water main installation:
- E. Farnum Avenue & N. Dorchester Avenue intersection
- E. Farnum Avenue & N. Kenwood Avenue intersection
Residents on Dorchester Avenue will still be able to enter/exit their block via Forest Avenue to the north and residents of Kenwood Avenue will be able to enter/exit via University Avenue or 11 Mile Road to the south.
11 Mile Road - Work is tentatively scheduled to begin after Labor Day. Work will be performed on the north side of the roadway between Dorchester and Kenwood.