CAPITAL INVESTMENTS | WATER

Ridgeway Water Line Replacement

The W. Ridgeway Avenue water line replacement in Hermiston in March 2021.

DESCRIPTION

PROJECT ID: W 15.0
ESTIMATED COST: $320,000
ACTUAL COST: TBD
  • Replaces the water main on NW 7th St., W. Ridgeway Ave. and NW 6th St.
  • Upgrades the water main from 6-inch pipe to 12-inch pipe
  • Tees, valves, hydrants and service lines will also be replaced.
  • May require temporary water service during construction.
  • Restores full street surface with 2-inch overlay for portion of 7th Street between Standard and Ridgeway.

WHY IT’S NEEDED

The project will eliminate failing, deteriorating lines, which minimizes future repair work. It also eliminates steel pipes from the 1920s and improves public safety by ensuring pipes include no lead.

PROJECT STATUS:
In Progress
PROJECT MILESTONES

July 2020

Design engineering begins.

October 2020

Scope expanded to include 2-inch overlay to 7th Street.

November 2020

Project advertised for bids.

December 2020

Five bids received, contract awarded to lowest bidder, Sineco Construction of Hermiston, for $357,000.

March 2021

Contractor Sineco breaks ground on site.  Construction expected to last two months.

LAST UPDATED: 04/07/21

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