Grand Street Water Main Work Pushes Toward the Corner of Orchard Street

Posted on: February 25th, 2015 at 5:15 am by
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Subterranean water main work along Grand Street pushed further eastward last week, much to the ire of locals. The front lines have now reached the beaches of Orchard Street.

The dreaded chain-link holding pen is now stocked with the requisite collection construction sundries. As a result, two-way traffic is now relocated slightly to the south side of the street, marked by orange cones.

Meanwhile, westbound activity on Grand Street (from Allen) is still closed to vehicular traffic. It’ll reportedly remain sealed for infrastructural work through at least November 2015.

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In addition to these new water 12″ and 20″ water mains, the DDC will also replace traffic signs, street lighting, reconstruct distribution water mains, clean the sewers, and repave a fresh roadway. The overall project is slated to last another couple years, with a target completion date of Spring 2017.

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