OCEAN CITY, NJ — New Jersey American Water will replace about 2,600 feet of aging water main in Ocean City beginning this week. The project also includes replacing two fire hydrants along the pipeline route.
The $700,000 investment will advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection, according to New Jersey American Water.
New Jersey American Water’s local contractor, Pioneer Pipe Contractors, will begin work this week and expects to finish by the end of April, weather permitting.
Work hours will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Work outside of these hours is not expected unless required to maintain project schedule.
The company will upgrade the aging cast iron water lines, installed in the 1940s, with new, 8-inch ductile iron main along Seacrest Road, Seacliff Road and Seaview Road each from Waverly Boulevard to the end of the road.
The project also includes replacing two fire hydrants and 110 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route.
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