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The Department of Water Management is responsible for operation, maintenance, evaluation, rehabilitation, and improvement of the sanitary sewer system throughout the City of Durham. As part of Water Management's ongoing efforts, this area was identified as warranting evaluation and design work for the improvement of the system. The sanitary sewer mains in this area are either along a streambank or traverse private property which makes them challenging to maintain.
Approximately 1,800 linear feet of sanitary sewer outfall will be either replaced or rehabilitated within the Watts Hospital-Hillandale Neighborhood
The project will be paid for by previously authorized Capital Improvement Program (CIP) funds.
The field investigation and Preliminary Engineering Report (PER) are expected to be completed in late 2018, with detailed design to follow.
Field investigation personnel will work within the existing public right-of-way, but will also access front yards to survey. The City’s contractor is required to maintain access to residences and businesses at all times, though some on-street parking may be temporarily obstructed during field investigations.