August 7, 2017 – The contractor, Ulland Brothers, plans to start work the week of August 14th.
August 28, 2017 – Work began last week, the contractor removed the bituminous surface on all the project areas. Temporary gravel driveways have been installed to provide access during the project. Temporary watermain has been set up on both Lake Avenue and College Street and is in the process of being bacteria tested. They plan to begin replacing watermain on College Street this week.
September 1, 2017 – The contractor began replacing the underground utilities on College Street this week. All of the watermain and sanitary sewer main has been installed. The storm sewer from Elizabeth Avenue to the gravel at the east end has also been installed. Next week they will install the new water services and finish installing the new storm sewer from Elizabeth up to Newton Avenue. If time permits they will move to Lake Avenue and begin utility replacement there.
September 8, 2017 – Work along College Street this week included replacement of the storm sewer from Elizabeth to Newton Avenue. Due to an unforeseen elevation issue, the new storm sewer at the intersection of Elizabeth & College Street had to be redone. The underground utility replacement is complete except for an addtional storm sewer manhole at that intersection and approximately 50ft of storm sewer pipe. Work along Lake Avenue this week included replacement of the watermain from Clark Street to just short of William Street. Next week they plan to replace the sanitary sewer up to the William Street intersection and then go back and replace the water services.
September 15, 2017 – The utility subcontractor continued replacement of the watermain and sanitary sewer on Lake Avenue this week. They expect to have all the underground utilities replaced by the end of next week. Ulland Brothers is tentatively scheduled to begin excavating and installing the aggregate base the week of September 25th.
September 22, 2017 – The last of the underground utility replacements were completed on Lake Avenue this week. Next week Ulland Brothers plans to begin excavating and installing the new aggregate road base. They will begin on College Street and move to Lake Avenue when finished.
September 30, 2017 – Ulland Brothers plans to come in Saturday, September 30th finish removing the existing sidewalk and curb & gutter. Next week they plan to excavate and install new aggregate base.
October 9, 2017 – Last week the contractor finished removing the remaining sidewalk on both streets. Weather permitting, the contractor plans to excavate and install the aggregate base on all the streets this week.