Wilson to Ellerbe Creek Sanitary Sewer Outfall Relocation

Project Facts

  • Approximately 1,800 linear feet of sanitary sewer outfall will either be replaced or rehabilitated within the Watts Hospital-Hillandale Neighborhood.
  • The initial field investigation in the project area will include survey, sanitary sewer condition assessment, environmental assessments, and subsurface utility designating:
    • The investigative work has begun and is expected to end by September 2018.
    • Field investigation personnel will work within the existing public right-of-way and within yards. Field investigation personnel will wear safety vests and carry identification at all times.
    • The investigative work will cause minimal disturbance. Temporary, non-toxic paint of various colors will be used on the ground, pavement, and sidewalks to mark the location of buried utilities throughout the project area.
  • Information obtained from the field investigations will be used to evaluate design alternatives and summarized in a Preliminary Engineering Report (PER).
  • At the conclusion of the PER, a public meeting may be scheduled to discuss the results, design recommendations, and seek community feedback.
  • The field investigation and PER are expected to be completed in late 2018, with detailed design to follow.
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Project Update, October 2019

Contact Information

  • City of Durham Water Management:
    Lisa Mitchell
    919-560-4381, ext. 35568
  • Hydrostructures, PA:
    Brandon A. Sykes, PE
    919-542-5002, ext. 235
Wilson to Ellerbe Creek - Map