CAMDEN, NJ – About 1,800 feet of aging water main will be replaced in Union this week.
According to New Jersey American Water, they will upgrade the aging 6-inch cast iron water lines with new 8-inch ductile iron main along the entire length of Biscayne Boulevard. The project includes replacing two fire hydrants and 46 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. Biscayne Boulevard is located off Vauxhall Road in the eastern part of town.
This $490,000 investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. According to New Jersey American Water, the multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across the state.
Montana Construction, Inc. will begin work on or about March 8 and expects to be completed by the end of April, weather permitting. Work hours will be from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Final street restorations will be completed by the end of summer 2021.
Traffic restrictions and/or alternating traffic patterns are likely to occur during work hours. All emergency vehicles and local traffic will be allowed access during construction.