Leland Highway 17 Sewer Expansion II Phase 2 (Formerly Old Town Creek Lift Station Project)

Milestone timeline

Bid Closing
Completed: Nov 19, 2020
November 19, 2020
Notice to Award Bid
Completed: Dec 18, 2020
December 2020
Notice to Proceed
Completed: Jan 11, 2021
January 2021
Construction Commences
Completed: Feb 1, 2021
February 2021
Substantial Completion
January 2022
Final Completion
February 2022
Final Project Closeout
March 2022

A project to help serve the developing areas along the Highway 17 Corridor with sewer south of Bishops Ridge.  The project will begin at Hewett Burton Road and end at Old Town Creek Road.  The station on Old Town Creek Road will be designed to accept gravity sewer flow from around the area and also additional flow from other lift stations by force main.

Withers Ravenel

Engineering and Design

Civil Works Contracting

Construction Contractor




Old Town Creek Road Closure
Traffic Control/ Road Closure Plans
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Future Lift Station Site
Clearing Future Lift Station Site
Lift Station Site
Laydown Yard
Installing New Wet Well
Wet Well
Lift Station Site

Project Updates

Project Transferred to H2GO
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Construction continues with the contractor laying sewer force main along Old Town Creek Road.  The project has been officially transferred to Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2GO.  Town staff is currently working with the Engineer and H2GO to transfer over permits and agreements.

Installation of Force Main Along Old Town Creek Road
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

The contractor will begin laying the force main along Old Town Creek Road this week. A second road closure of Old Town Creek Road is anticipated for late Spring as the contractor open cuts the road near St. James AME Zion Church.

Old Town Creek Road is Open
Saturday, March 27, 2021

Old Town Creek Road is open to all traffic.  The contractor finished installing underground utilities across Old Creek Road, backfilled the site, and patched the road.  There is still minor cleanup needed and the contractor plans to provide a full mill and overlay in approximately 4-weeks that will require brief lane closures.  Please use caution when in the area.


Old Town Creek Road Closure
Friday, March 12, 2021

The Town of Leland will be closing Old Town Creek Road to all traffic from Monday, March 22nd at 7:00 am through Friday, March 26th at 6:00 pm for the contractor to install underground utilities across Old Town Creek Road.  All residents will still be able to access their homes/property during the open cut of Old Town Creek Road.  The road is only closed to thru traffic. Citizens trying to use Old Town Creek Road as a thoroughfare or trying to get to their home/property on the other side of the open cut will need to use the detour. 

Construction to Begin
Monday, February 1, 2021

Construction on Old Town Creek Road is scheduled to begin the week of February 1, 2021.  The contractor will be bringing in equipment and clearing and grading the new lift station site.   Construction is expected to take five months to complete.

Notice of Award
Friday, December 18, 2020

Town Council approved the bid and selection of Civil Works Contracting, LLC as the construction contractor on the project.