Watson Street Watermain - Improve Fire Flow - 16WTR23
Construction Ward - 9
Contractor - Bates Utility Company, Inc.
This project will improve flow in the area along Watson St., making connection to a 16 inch main which lies south of Lindenwood Drive and north of the Lindenwood University campus stadium. This project was identified as a high priority fire flow improvement in the 2011 Water Master Plan.
Watson Street, South of Lindenwood Drive & North of Lindenwood University Stadium
Coralie Stueber Project Manager 636-949-3237
Current Project Activities
Preliminary Plan design completed in August 2016
Survey notices were issued in May 2016
Project charter was approved in January 2016
Preconstruction meeting was held on June 19, 2017
Bates Utility Company placed no parking signs and began potholing for utilities in late June
Construction began the week of June 25, 2017
The week of July 16, crews completed the connection of a new 12 inch main to the existing 16 inch main near the Lindenwood Student Athlete Center
Crews made two water main tap connections on Kingshighway the week of July 23
The week of August 6, crews laid new water main up Watson to Anderson Street
The week of August 20, crews have installed the new main up to Gamble
The week of September 11, the new 12 inch water main passed pressure testing at 155psi
The contractor completed pressure testing the new water main the week of October 9.
During the week of October 23, all water services on Watson were moved to the new 12 inch main
Project was substantially complete in December 2017