District completes sanitary sewer replacement project in downtown Westmont
Update 9/16/16: The replacement of the sanitary sewers in the alley by the District’s contractor has been completed, the village of Westmont is now working in the alley installing storm water drainage and pervious paving.
Over the next several weeks, the District will replace the public sanitary sewer mainlines and individual building sanitary service pipes in the public right of way in downtown Westmont in the alleys behind Burlington Avenue, Lincoln Street and Cass Avenue. The replacement work will start at the manhole that is in the alley behind 34 W. Burlington Avenue and continue east to the alley just west of Cass Avenue. The replacement will continue in this alley extending from Burlington Avenue going north to the manhole that is located behind 128 N. Cass Avenue. Click here to see a map of the construction area.
The contractor started excavation last week and is currently working on crossing Lincoln Street at the alley north of Burlington Avenue.
This construction work consists of removal and replacement of approximately 1,500 feet of 8-inch sanitary sewer, 40 building service lines, 5 sanitary manholes, 1,000 feet of storm sewer, landscape restoration and other miscellaneous items of work due to the aging condition of the existing infrastructure.
Please note, general access to the streets, sidewalks and alleys during the day may be restricted while the contractor is working. The contractor will restore access to an area after working hours and on weekends. Construction activities begin promptly at 7 a.m. and may extend to 7 p.m. on weekdays.
The project is expected to be completed in mid-September.
If you have any questions or concerns about the project, please contact our office.