Update

As the City of Oak Ridge continues to make progress with the sewer projects included in the EPA Remediation Plan, rehabilitation work continues in the City.

The East Plant I, East Plant II, East Plant III, East Plant IV, Central City, West End, and Y-12 projects are now complete.

The East Plant III project is now complete. Residents will continue to see city crews and contractors conducting post-construction inspections and warranty work over the next several months. Visit East Plant III for more an area map and more information.

The East Plant IV project is now complete. Residents will continue to see city crews and contractors conducting post-construction inspections and warranty work over the next several months. Visit East Plant IV for an area map and more information.

The Central City project is now complete. Residents will continue to see city crews and contractors conducting post-construction inspections and warranty work over the next several months. Visit Central City for an area map and more information.

The Y-12 project is now complete. Residents will continue to see city crews and contractors conducting post-construction inspections and warranty work over the next several months. Visit Y-12 for an area map and more information.

The West End is project is a continuation of the East Plant III project and is now complete. Residents will continue to see City crews and contractors conducting post-construction inspections and warranty work over the next several months. Visit  West End for an area map and more information.

The Turtle Park project is now substantially complete. Residents will continue to see city crews and contractors conducting post-construction inspections and warranty work over the next several months. Visit Turtle Park for an area map and more information as it becomes available.

The construction of the three (3) Equalization Basins project began January 2015 and is expected to be complete May 2016. This is the most visible project of the Remediation Plan. Visit Equalization Basins for an area map and more information as it becomes available.

Weekly Update:  Sewer Rehabilitation Work

Beginning the week of March 7, 2016, Morgan Contracting, working under contract for the City, will be rehabilitating the City’s sewer collection pipes within City easements in yards and in roadways.  Residents should already have received letters on colored paper and/or door hangers providing general information, and each contractors contact information.  (Green-Morgan Contracting, Inc., Turtle Park).

Motorists, pedestrians and cyclists are urged to use extra care and caution when traveling on the streets with sewer work areas. Temporary road repairs will be made and loose gravel should be expected until the patches are permanently paved.

All construction work is subject to change based on such unknowns as weather, equipment and access issues. The construction work schedule for the week beginning March 7, 2016 is as follows:

Central City Rehabilitation Project
(Portland Utilities Construction Company., LLC – Pink – 865-524-6007) – This project is now complete. Crews will be conducting manhole rehab, post video inspections and cleanup/ restoration work throughout the project area.

Y-12 I Rehabilitation Project
(Hurst Excavating, LLC – Green – 865-922-6142) – This project is now complete. Crews will be conducting manhole rehab, post video inspections and cleanup / restoration work throughout the project area.

West End I Rehabilitation Project
(Hurst Excavating – Orange – 865-922-6142) – This project is now complete. Crews will be conducting manhole rehab, post video inspections and cleanup/ restoration work throughout the project area.

Turtle Park I Rehabilitation Project
(Morgan Contracting, Inc. – Green – 865-249-8640) – This project is substantially complete. Crews will be conducting manhole rehab, post video inspections and cleanup/ restoration work throughout the project area.

Questions or comments can be directed to the City of Oak Ridge, Public Works Department, via email pubworksdis@oakridgetn.gov or call and leave a message at 425-3495.