Area A Flow Transfer

Update 4/3/20 - Keith Valley Road Closure Announcement – Due to unforeseen circumstances, the road closure on Keith Valley Road between County Line Road and Horsham Road will remain in effect through Wednesday 4/8/20. The road will be open only to local businesses on Keith Valley Road, but some delays associated with traffic control may be experienced. Truck traffic except local deliveries will be prohibited during this time.  - Click here to view the map

Past Updates

3/26/20 Keith Valley Road Closure Announcement - Weather permitting, Keith Valley Road between County Line Road and Horsham Road is scheduled to be closed to thru traffic on 4/1 & 4/2/2. The road will be open only to local businesses on Keith Valley Road, but some delays associated with traffic control may be experienced. Truck traffic except local deliveries will be prohibited during this time. Signage providing notification of the closure will be posted. – Click here to view the map

3/16/20

Area A

  • Work Completed between to 3/6/2020 and 3/13/2020
  • Continued sanitary sewer work off-road near Governor Rd/Strawbridge Park
  • Approximately 100LF of pipe have been installed during this period
  • Rock removal and groundwater continue to slow the pace of the work
  • Work Projected for the week of 3/16/20
  • Continuing sanitary sewer installation in easement areas between Keith Valley Road and County Line Road
  • The rescheduled date for the work in Keith Valley Road has not yet been determined

 County Line Road

  • Work Completed between to 3/6/2020 and 3/13/2020
  • Connected new water main to the existing water main in County Line Road.
  • Completed the force main connection to the existing manhole in County Line Road, and completed pressure testing of the force main
  • All 3,200LF of 6-inch force main and 3,000LF of 8-inch water main have been installed
  • Completed installation and pressure testing of force main piping from valve vault to gate valve at contract limit; completed removal of trees along driveway entrance near location of yard hydrant water service line; installed yard hydrant and water service piping except connection to curb stop which is to be completed by A&H; began installation of wet well discharge piping and pump base elbows
  • Work Projected for the week of 3/16/20Work includes testing the water main - Installing interior piping, fittings, and equipment in the wet well and valve vault - Scheduling and performing inspection of conduit and transformer pad with Township Code Enforcement Officer

3/6/20 - Almeida and Hudak is planning to complete the tie-in of the water main and force main in County Line Road at Latchstring on Monday March 9, 2020.  While no lane closures are anticipated, traffic delays are expected in the area.  This work is scheduled to occur during the hours of 9am - 3pm.

Area A

  • 2/28/2020 and 3/6/2020 - Continued sanitary sewer work off-road near Governor Rd/Strawbridge Park. Approximately 250LF of pipe have been installed during this period. Rock removal and groundwater has slowed the pace of the work.
  • Week of 3/9/20 - Continuing sanitary sewer installation in easement areas between Keith Valley Road and County Line Road. The rescheduled date for the work in Keith Valley Road has not yet been determined.

County Line

  • 2/28/2020 and 3/6/2020
  • Installed gate valves on the water main in Sherwood Lane and relocated a tree along Sherwood Lane.
  • Doghouse Manhole base and riser sections installed, channel and overflow weir to be completed with future work; gravity sewer main installed between doghouse manhole and wet well; installed force main piping between wet well and valve vault; began installation of sanitary force main and fittings from valve installed by A&H towards valve vault
  • Installed conduit from existing utility pole at Redgum Lane to location of transformer pad; excavated and stabilized soil and stone fill for installing transformer pad
  • Week of 3/9/20
  • Work in County Line Rd will begin Monday. Work includes connecting the new water main to the existing water main and connecting the force main to an existing manhole.
  • Complete installation of force main to valve vault, remove pine trees along proposed yard hydrant water service line, installation of interior piping
  • Construct concrete transformer pad, coordinate transformer installation with PECO, install buried conduit within pump station site.

2/28/20

Area A

  • 2/21/2020-2/28/2020 - Continued sanitary sewer work off-road near Governor Rd/Strawbridge Park. Approximately 250LF of pipe and 1 manhole have been installed during this period. Rock removal has slowed the pace of the work.
  • Work expected next week – (3/2/20) Continuing sanitary sewer installation in easement areas between Keith Valley Road and County Line Road. The rescheduled date for the work in Keith Valley Road has not yet been determined.

County Line Road

2/21/20-2/28/20

  • Continued sanitary force main and water main work, completed main installation in Latchstring Lane. Approximately 600LF of force main and 600LF of water main and 2 fire hydrants along Sherwood Lane have been installed during this period.
  • Finished installation of wet well structure; completed sealant tests of concrete structures; installed 3” drain line from valve vault to wet well; begun backfill and compaction between concrete structures.
  • One-Call performed to mark placement of electrical conduit and pump station transformer.

Work expected next week – (3/2/20)

  • No work expected as contractor coordinates with PennDOT for work in County Line Road.
  • Installing sanitary force main piping from end of Springbrook Lane to entrance of valve vault and interior features of both structures.
  • Coordinating with PSI for start of construction.

2/21/20

Week of 2/4/20 – 2/21/20

  • Continued sanitary force main and water main work, completed main installation in Sherwood Lane. Approximately 1600LF of force main and 1600LF of water main have been installed during this three week period.
  • Mobilized to the work site on 2/10, completed installation of temporary fencing and E&S controls, begun excavation and placement of valve vault and wet well precast concrete structures, the 4” water service line to Hideaway Swim Club was impacted by excavation and is being coordinated between G&A, HWSA, and the contractor.

Work expected the week of 2/24/20

  • Finishing sanitary force main and water main installation in Sherwood Lane and continuing onto Latchstring Lane towards County Line Road.
  • Structural testing of valve vault and wet well, backfilling around structures, installing piping between valve vault and wet well, installing interior features of both structures
  • Coordinating PA One-Call for utilities along proposed electrical conduit to pump station site.

2/7/20 

  • Continued sanitary force main and water main work
  • Completed main installation in Springbrook Lane and Maple Ave. Approximately 800LF of force main and 800LF of water main has been installed during this two week period.
  • Mobilizing and starting work with clearing for the Springbrook Lane Pump Station on Monday, February 10th.
  • Continued sanitary sewer work off-road near Governor Rd/Strawbridge Park. Approximately 150LF of pipe has been installed during this two week period.
  • Continuing sanitary sewer installation in easement areas between Keith Valley Road and County Line Road. The rescheduled date for the work in Keith Valley Road has not yet been determined but is not expected until March.

2/5/20 – Work has now shifted from Maple Ave to Sherwood Lane.  Sherwood Lane will be open to local traffic, however there will be lane restrictions and possible road closures as work continues.  Delays in this area should be expected.

1/30/20 - The Springbrook Lane Pump Station contractor, PSI, plans to mobilize on Monday, February 10th, with initial work including clearing of the easement and establishment of Erosion and Sedimentation Controls.  No work on site is planned for the week of February 3, 2020, other than possible equipment delivery.  PSI is coordinating their work with the ongoing pipe work being performed by Almeida & Hudak.

1/28/20 -  Lane Restrictions/Road Closures anticipated on Maple Aveue through 2/7/20!

  • Phase I - closures will take place from 7AM - 4PM (Monday through Friday) until approximately 2/7/20
  • Phase II - restoration will take place in the Spring of 2020
  • All emergency personnel, school buses, trash service, and local residents will be accomodated during work hours.

1/27/20 - Water & Sewer work is anticipated to begin on Tuesday 1/28/20 on Maple Ave between Springbrook and Sherwood Lane.  Expect delays!  Updates will be provided when additional information becomes available.

  • (1/10/20-1/24/20) – Continued sanitary sewer work off-road near Governor Rd/Strawbridge Park. Approximately 300LF of pipe has been installed.
  • Work Projected over the next 2 weeks – Continuing sanitary sewer installation in easement areas between Keith Valley Road and County Line Road. Rescheduled date for the work in Keith Valley Road has not yet been determined.
  • The Contractor for Contract 19-1.1 (gravity sewer work) commenced work in December 2020 and is working through the easement areas between Keith Valley and County Line Roads.
  • The Contractor for Contract 19-1.2 (force main and water main) commenced work the week of January 20, 2020 in Springbrook Lane.

10/24/19 - Area A Flow Transfer/Springbrook Lane Pump Station County Line Road Area Water Infrastructure Improvements (Springbrook Lane & portions of Sherwood Lane water main replacement)

  • Work Completed up to 1/10/2020 - A PA One Call was issued for marking of existing underground utilities , but actual construction has not begun.
  • Anticipated start of work - week of 1/20/2020

Area A Flow Transfer

  • Work Completed up to 1/10/2020 - Started sanitary sewer work, beginning with off-road manhole located at 151 Keith Valley Road. 3 manholes and approximately 600  feet of pipe has been installed. Weekend work in Keith Valley Road has been postponed.  Rescheduled date for the work has not yet been determined.
  • Work Projected for Week of 1/13/2020 - Continuing sanitary sewer installation in easement areas between Keith Valley Road and County Line Road.

1/7/20 KEITH VALLEY ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE!  - Due to forecasted rain this weekend, the work and the associated road closure announced last week have been POSTPONED.  As soon as the work is rescheduled an update will be provided. - Click here to view the map

1/2/20 - Keith Valley Road Closure Announcement - Weather permitting, Keith Valley Road between County Line Road and Horsham Road is scheduled to be closed to thru traffic the weekend of January 11 and January 12, 2020 for a sewer line installation. The road will be open only to local businesses on Keith Valley Road, but some delays associated with traffic control may be experienced. Truck traffic except local deliveries will be prohibited during this time. Signage providing notification of the closure will be posted in the area on Friday, January 3, 2020. - Click here to view the map

12/19/19 -  Construction of the gravity sewer portion of the project is scheduled to begin on December 19, 2019 starting within an easement just outside of the Keith Valley Road ROW, working towards County Line Road.  The first phase of construction will occur within multiple easements on private property and does not include any construction within the public rights of way.  Schedules for work in Keith Valley Road and for the County Line Road overnight work have not yet been established, but will be posted as soon as they become available. 

10/25/19 - Area A Transfer tentative construction schedule announced - Click here for construction schedule

Mobilization for the gravity sewer portion of the project is scheduled for early December and will be starting on Keith Valley Road, working towards County Line Road.  A schedule for the County Line Road overnight work has not yet been established, but will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

10/25/19 – County Line Road Area Infrastructure Improvements in conjunction with Area A Flow Transfer tentative construction schedule announced! - Click here for construction schedule

Mobilization for the portion of the sanitary sewer and water main replacement work from Springbrook to Latchstring Lane via Sherwood Lane is tentatively scheduled for early January 2020.  The schedule for the installation of the pump station at the end of Springbrook Lane has not yet been established but will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

10/15/19 - Notice to proceed for the Authority’s Area A Flow Transfer Project and the first phase of the County Line Road Area Infrastructure Improvement projects has been issued.  The project is scheduled to be ongoing throughout the winter with completion anticipated in late April/early May 2020.  An anticipated construction sequence will be posted in the coming weeks.

WORK IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN WITHIN THE NEXT SEVERAL WEEKS AND WILL BE ONGOING FOR A PERIOD OF APPROXIMATELY 6 MONTHS.  As with all construction projects, weather and other factors can cause schedules to change faster than we can advise via standard mail communication, so keep an eye on this project via our website.

Work Area 1 - Is a water and sewer construction project that may affect access to properties via County Line Road.  the work involves new water and sewer mains in the following streets: Springbrook Lane, Maple Avenue from Springbrook to Sherwood Lane, Sherwood Lane to Latchstring Lane, Latchstring Lane to County Line Road, and then continuing west on County Line Road.  Please view the project map to see the impacted area.

Work Area 2 - is a sewer construction project that may affect access to County Line Rd from Latchstring Lane, west through the intersection of 611 to the PECO substation located approximately 1600' west of 611.  Work will proceed along the boundary of the Horsham Air Guard Station, on the Horsham Township's Strawbridge Park and adjacent private property, to Keith Valley Road.  Please view the project map to see the impacted area.

This project includes 8,300 linear feet of 12' gravity sewer, 3,200 linear feet of 6" force main and approximately 3,100 linear fee of 8" watr main.  A new sewer pump station will be constructed on the Hideaway Swim Club Property, and  the existing County Line Road pump station will be decommissioned.

All work on County Line Road will be performed at night between the hours of 8:00 PM and 5:00 AM, during this time traffic control will be in place, including lane closures and flagging - this may result in delays in the area.  As always, access to emergency services will be maintained.  

All work on Easton Road (Route 611) has a contruction time period limited to night hours.

Work hours for this project with the exception of County Line Road and Easton Road are Monday thru Friday 7am to approximately 6pm, no earlier than 8am on Saturday and no work is permitted on Sunday.

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