East Dunne Water Transmission Line Installation
This project is one of many projects to enhance fire fighting capabilities, enhance water system reliability and provide water redundancy in the Holiday Lake, Jackson Oaks and Jackson Meadows neighborhoods, see Plans.
Weekly Project Updates
Week of November 1, 2017
The City needs to shut down water services in order to tie-in the new 16 inch water main. Please see Water Shutdown Notification for more information.
Week of October 24, 2016
East Dunne Water Main Project: Project construction is ahead of schedule. The Contractor completed the installation of the 16” main line piping on E. Dunne Ave. Pressure and water quality testing will start next week on the 16” water main. Additionally, excavating will start at the side street connection points in order to make the mainline connections more efficient during the following week. Door hanger notices are being delivered to residences next week that will be experiencing water outages the following week. The Contractor will also be delivering water outage notices 24 hours prior to the planned shutdown. We continue to work with the Contractor to minimize any disruption to our residents that connecting in side-street piping might cause.
Week of October 17, 2016
Project construction is on schedule. The Contractor is completing the installation of the 16” main line piping on E. Dunne Ave. past Flaming Oaks by early next week. Installation of the connecting piping to existing side-street piping to start next week and is expected to continue into early November. The first few connections can be made without interrupting water services. The remaining piping connections to existing piping will require temporary water outages for a select few residents. Notices will be sent out at least three days in advance to affected residents informing of the planned outages. We are working with the Contractor to minimize any disruption to our residents that connecting in side-street piping might cause.
Week of October 3, 2016
Construction is on schedule. The Contractor has reached Flaming Oaks Lane with the installation of the 16” main line piping. There remains 160’ of piping to complete by Thursday of next week. Now that the main line piping is nearly complete, the Contractor will start installing connections to all side streets. The City is working with the Contractor to minimize any disruption to our residents that connecting in side-street piping might cause. The contractor is required to notify residents affected by the water shut-downs at least three days in advance, see Photos.
Week of September 26, 2016:
Project construction is on schedule. The Contractor is at the three-quarter mark with the installation of the 16” main line piping on E. Dunne Ave. They had a deep section of piping to install this week that slowed the project, but expect to install most of the 16” water main up to Flaming Oaks by next Friday. The next major work will entail connecting side-street piping to the new 16” water main. We are working with the Contractor to minimize any disruption to our residents that the work may cause. The contractor is required to notify residents affected by the water shut-downs at least three days in advance.
Week of September 19, 2016:
Contractor continues installation of 16 inch main line piping along Dunne Avenue. Contractor expected to be complete with Main Line by September 30 if no unforeseen conditions arise. Water tie-ins will then be scheduled shortly thereafter. Water Tie-ins are expected to be done at night to minimize disruption to the residents.
Week of September 12, 2017:
Contractor continues to install 16 inch water line along Dunne Avenue. The project is on schedule and the contractor plans to complete the piping through the Dunne/Gallop/Thomas Grade intersection early next week.
Week of September 5, 2016
Contractor continues to install 16" water main along East Dunne Avenue.
Week of August 29, 2016
Contractor will commence with the 16 inch water main line installation along East Dunne Avenue, starting near Thomas Grade and Gallop and continuing up Dunne Avenue for the next couple of months.
Week of August 22, 2016:
The project is on schedule. The Contractor will continue utility potholing, project layout, and pavement sawcutting activities during the first part of this week. On Thursday, August 23rd, the Contractor plans to start trenching and the installation of new 16” PVC piping on E. Dunne Avenue west of the Gallop Drive intersection.
For your safety and for the safety of the construction crew, please exercise caution when traveling through work zone by taking the following steps:
• Please reduce speed when approaching and traveling through the work zone (construction zone speed limit = 25 mph),
• Please share the road and be aware of cyclists and pedestrians traveling thorough the work zone;
• Please pay close attention to the construction signage, traffic stops and flaggers guiding you through the work zone; and,
• Please add extra travel time for driving to/from school and/or time-sensitive appointments.
We thank you in advance for your patience and consideration. Contact Kevin O’Connell, Project Manager at (650) 576-0407 with any questions or comments.
Week of August 15, 2016 - The project is on schedule. The Contractor will continue utility potholing, project layout, and pavement sawcutting activities along the path of the new 16” PVC piping on E. Dunne Avenue. Potholing is the process of field locating the existing utilities and depth being crossed by the new piping. Pavement sawcutting is needed in order to remove the pavement section to install the new pipeline. The Contractor anticipates trenching for the new water mainline on or around Wednesday, August 24th.
Week of August 8, 2016 - Construction activities will commence. Activities could include; USA locate, potholing to locate existing utilities and pipeline layout. Traffic control will be in place. Various color markings will be painted on the ground to identify the underground utilities, such as water (blue), sewer (green), electrical (red), gas (yellow), storm drain(orange) and communications (orange).
For questions or further information regarding this project please contact the Project Manager, Kevin O'Connell at 650-576-0407 or by email.