Current Construction Projects


Upper and Lower Barness Roads -

 Water Main Replacement Project

The work for this project will take place on Upper and Lower Barness Roads in Warrington Township.

Project Update

The tie-in at Lower Barness and Easton Road is scheduled for Saturday, August 21st. Water will be shut down from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Those affected by this tie-in have been notified. The installation of the water main is anticipated to be completed by August 27th. Testing of the new water main will begin the week of August 23rd. The transfer of service from the old to the new main is anticipated to begin the week of August 30th.

Work Details

This project includes the replacement of approximately 3,800 feet of 6” cast iron main. The existing main will be replaced with 8” ductile iron main. We will renew 45 existing 3/4’’ copper water services with 1" copper water services up to and including the shut-off valve (curb box). Once the water main replacement is complete road will be repaved.

Please check back for progress reports.

The Authority's contractor for this project is Shainline Excavating, Inc. Work will be done Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. During this time there will be intermittent water service interruptions, limited on-street parking and periodic road closures. We will work with Shainline to keep any inconveniences to a minimum.

Project Background

We are replacing cast iron water main that was originally installed in the 1960's. The water mains will be upgraded to ductile iron. Service lines will also be replaced from the main up to and including the curb stop.