Area 2 & 3
During the June 2016 rain event areas 2 & 3 bounded by Elm Street, from Jefferson to Rt. 31 on the north for Area 2, and bound by Union Street to the north, the old railroad tracks to the west, Garfield to the south and Rt. 31 for area 3 experienced storm water back-up that resulted in water filling numerous streets, yards, and occasional houses. Since this area is combined with both storm and sanitary sewage the back-ups came up through floor drains and were deemed sanitary back-ups. The City would like to alleviate these back-ups and design a storm sewer system able to handle at least the 10-year event as a standalone system, which is current design practices for new development. As the storm sewer is separated from the combined system, the combined sewer will eventually become just a sanitary sewer.
Rempe-Sharpe will be preparing final engineering plans for Elm Street with anticipation of fall/winter 2016 construction. This construction will affect the western portion of Elm Street between Rt. 31 & Jefferson. Once the final design is completed for area 2 the City can better prepare for any disturbance in the streets and residents property in order to install the storm sewer. More specific details will become available as scope of work is determined and preliminary plans have been provided for area 3.
Capital Improvement Map
This project is funded through the City Council’s budget allocated to alleviating drainage issues throughout the city.
email Andrea Podraza