Highway 17 Forcemain/Lift Station #10 Upgrade Project

Milestone timeline

Notice To Award Bid
Completed: Nov 30, 2017
November 2017
Construction Commences
Completed: Mar 1, 2018
March 2018
Substantial Completion
Completed: Jun 30, 2019
June 2019
Final Project Closeout
May 2020

A project to help serve the developing areas along the Highway 17 Corridor with sewer by running 10” and 16” force mains, and to increase the available storage capacity for Lift Station #10 to 3,830 cubic feet, thus providing an additional safety factor to the operational integrity of the system, as well as the ability to better manage peak flows which are expected to result from planned growth in the service area.

SEPI Engineering & Construction, Inc.

Engineering and Design

T.A. Loving Company

Construction Contractor

Project Updates

Right of Way Repairs Complete
Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Contractor has completed all required NCDOT punch list items. Town is waiting on the final application of payment and the project will be offically closed out.

Preparation for Closeout in March 2020
Monday, February 24, 2020

The contractor and NCDOT continue to work through right of way repairs related to an encroachment agreement for the project.  The contractor estimates completion of the NCDOT punch list by March 6, 2020.  

Updated Final Closeout Scheduled for February 2020
Monday, February 10, 2020

On January 28, 2020, NCDOT marked fencing replacement areas, and will pursue resolution of damaged and dead trees within the project limits.  Staff has also requested an onsite meeting with NCDOT and the contractor to accelerate the completion of the remaining items.

Updated Closeout Scheduled for January 2020
Monday, January 13, 2020

The project engineer submitted a change order request on January 9, 2020 that is currently under review.  The contractor met with NCDOT on January 10, 2020 to review the remaining punch list items.  Bi-weekly mandatory meetings are being scheduled to increase compliance for contract closeout by January 31, 2020. 

Final Closeout of Project Scheduled by December 31, 2019
Monday, December 16, 2019

Staff has requested a meeting this week with NCDOT to verify completion of the right of way punch list items in order to meet the final closeout date of December 31, 2019.

Closeout is Underway
Monday, November 25, 2019

Review of the final payment application and closeout documents is underway.