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Forest Street Water Main and Resurfacing Improvements

Forest Street Water Main and Resurfacing Improvements

Project Overview: EW-0168 & ES-0421

Forest Street Water Main and Resurfacing Improvements - Preconstruction This project consists of replacement of the existing 8-inch 1914 and 6-inch 1918 cast iron water main on Forest Street between Rose Street and York Streets. The project also consists of pavement resurfacing on Forest Street and installation of bulbouts at key intersections including Rose, E. Maple, E. Laurel, and Chestnut Streets. In addition, about 450 feet of 18-inch and 400 feet of 8-inch storm drain will be replaced. As part of the restoration of the street and water main trench, we will be reducing the width of the street and providing bike lanes. Work includes the installation of waterlines, fire hydrants, sidewalk, pavement overlay, and pavement markings. Bids were opened on April 3, 2009 at 11am. The lowest responsive and responsible bidder was Ebenal General in the amount of $1,281,377.33.

Status - March 2010

Accomplishments: Curb, gutter and sidewalk poured on Phase 2. Pavement repair and landscape restoration will continue.

Next Milestones:  Resurfacing and striping from Holly Street to Ellis Street to take place in spring.

Affected Neighborhoods

Central Business District

Project Manager

Mark Handzlik
Project Engineer
Phone: (360) 778-7900
Email Public Works

Project Details

Construction Photographs

Excavating for watermain.  Excavating for watermain. New storm line on N. Forest St. Connecting storm pipe to catch basin. Installing new curb and bulbout at corner of Forest and Maple

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