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2015 Contract B - Algonquin Road Sewer Project

May 5, 2017 

STARTING ON TUESDAY, MAY 9, the contractor is scheduled to begin work on Devonshire Drive between 630 and 685 Devonshire Drive.

Local traffic will be allowed, however there may be delays due to equipment maneuvering and material deliveries.

The contractor will also begin concrete restoration on Algonquin Road and Andrea Lane. Miscellaneous pavement patching will also take place this week.

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2015 Contract B - Algonquin Road Sewer Project

March 21, 2017 

STARTING ON THURSDAY, MARCH 23, the contractor is scheduled to begin work at the intersection of Andrea Lane and Morray Court. This operation will result in closing Andrea Lane from Jill Ct to Algonquin Road.

Local traffic will be allowed, however there may be delays due to equipment maneuvering and material deliveries.

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2015 Contract B - Algonquin Road Sewer Project

March 2, 2017 

The contractor is scheduled to resume the Sewer Diversion project on March 6, 2017. They may begin preliminary layout, utility locating, and other preparatory work at any time.

The sewer line will be augered to minimize surface disruption. However, work areas will be established at locations where new manholes will be installed. In order to complete the work, the following items may impact residents:

  • Each work area is approximately 30 feet by 80 feet, and may vary depending on equipment and materials needed. Temporary access will be maintained for driveways. Each work area will be utilized for approximately six to eight weeks.

  • The water main may need to be temporarily shut down at various locations due to the work. Water shut downs will be scheduled in advance and affected residents will be notified accordingly.

  • Several trees at each work area will need to be removed in order to allow for access and safe maneuvering of equipment. New replacement trees will be planted after the project is complete. More information will be available concerning replacement tree species at a later date.

  • Street light poles at each work area will need to be temporarily removed. These will be reinstalled once the work is complete at each location.

  • There will be street and intersection closures at various times and locations. More detailed information concerning work areas, street closures, detour routes and the project schedule will be distributed as the project progresses.

STARTING ON TUESDAY, MARCH 6, the intersection at Andrea Lane and Algonquin Road will be CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC. A detour route will be established using Jill Court and Leslie Lane to enter and exit the neighborhood.

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