HILLSIDE, NJ – Hillside residents will see new construction in the area of Eastern Parkway and Sweetland Avenue next week.
New Jersey American Water will be replacing water equipment, including 4,000 feet of “aging water lines,” as well as seven fire hydrants and 95 service lines, according to a New Jersey American Water Press Release.
Work will begin on Monday and continue five days a week from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until the end of spring, according to the release.
The 6-inch water main lines were installed in the late 1930s, the release said.
According to the press release, the work will cost New Jersey American Water $1.36 million. The project will help to “increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in the community. The project is a part of the company’s multimillion-dollar initiative to replace aging infrastructure in more than 100 communities across the state, the release said.