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.

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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.