[Note: Original budget = $305,000. $$ here reflect $37,601 saved.]
Description -- The proposed project is to raise and extend the existing levee in order to fully encircle the Town's wellhead with a continuous levee system that will protect the Town's drinking water system and have an average elevation of 256 feet with roughly 3 feet of freeboard. Phase I is to design the levee and includes (a) preparation of levee improvement plan and (b) completion of bid documents. Phase II will be to construct the levee once funding is available. Phase I of the project will be completed by 7/01/2013. Phase II will be construction phase.
Flood Hazard Reduction Benefits -- The proposed project is viewed as essential to protect the Town's drinking water system including the wellhead, pumps, generator and equipment from future floods. The proposed project is intended to protect the Town's wellhead infrastructure from direct flood velocity damage as well as backwater ponding.
Project Status --Phase I -- Completed. Phase II -- Completed.
DONE -- June 17, 2014 -- Construction complete.
DONE -- April 2014 -- Construction start.
DONE -- March 2014 -- Project award.
DONE -- February 2014 -- Call for bids. See Library here for final bid documents.