CAPITAL INVESTMENTS | Wastewater

S.E. 7th Street Line Replacement (Phase II, III)

S.E. 7th Street in Hermiston.

DESCRIPTION

PROJECT ID: S 5.0
ESTIMATED COST: $610,000
ACTUAL COST: TBD
  • Replaces about 1,960 feet of sanitary sewer line on S.E. 7th Street between E. Newport Ave. and E. Highland Ave.
  • New polyvinyl chloride sewer pipe and precast manholes will be installed
  • Roadway restoration, traffic control measures, and sewage bypass will be included

WHY IT’S NEEDED

The existing sewer line lacks the capacity to provide expanding service to the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center and Cook Industrial Area. The replacement will allow continued development in the area.

PROJECT STATUS:
In Progress
PROJECT MILESTONES

July 2021

Construction crews begin work on the street project.

March 2020

$2.2 trillion CARES Act approved by Congress, including $400 million for economic development

May 2020

City Council authorizes expanding this project and applies for $949,000 in U.S. EDA funds. More information.

July 2020

EDA notifies City of rejection for CARES Act Funds.  Project returned to original scope.

August 2020

Survey work begins.

January 2021

Design completed.

February 2021

Project advertised.

March 2021

Sineco Construction of Hermiston submits low bid of $596,485.

April 2021

City Council votes to award the contract to Sineco. Construction to begin in June 2021.

LAST UPDATED: 07/09/21

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