Construction Updates (February - July 2011)
July 27, 2011
Fabrication has begun on the 9 booster pump stations. 5 of the stations will be complete and ready to ship in August.
Progress is shown in the installation of the forms for the clarifier.
July 18, 2011
Forms for pouring the walls of the 22 foot high clarifier at the treatment plant are going up.
These casings for the intake pumps are being welded together and will be floated from Horseshoe Bend Road to the intake site.
Pipes to carry the water above ground are being installed from the bottom of the Hwy 65 bridge at Grinder's Ferry.
June 30, 2011
Overall, great progress has been made in laying pipe. 244,016 feet has been layed to date - some 38% of the total to be installed. The map below depicts the progress in each Contract Section - click on the image to enlarge.
May 14, 2011
More effects of heavy rains and flooding over the past several weeks. Work is back in process in most areas as things dry out and waters receed - with or without some help.
May 3, 2011
Just a small picture of the problems all of the rain has caused.
April 26, 2011
Work continues at the Intake site near Tucker Hollow.
April 12, 2011
Work progressing at the Intake site.
Site preparation for the Water Treament Plant.
March 25, 2011
Showing the depth of trench required for laying a 20" pipe which includes 36" of dirt above the pipe.
Traversing these Ozark Mountain hills in Newton County.
March 20, 2011
Clearing the way for pipe to be laid in the north area of the project near Lead Hill.
March 17, 2011
Red text on map shows dates construction begins by contract section.
March 13, 2011
Staging of Materials and Equipment near South Lead Hill on Old Lead Hill Road.
March 7, 2011
First pipelines go in the ground in Newton County near Hasty.
March 1, 2011
Contractors have begun assembling equipment and supplies at some of the construction sites.
February 17, 2011
Preconstruction Conferences were held on the 16th and 17th with Contractors from the 12 Contract Sections. See article from Harrison Daily Times.