MIRIA Main Extensions

Update:  10/15/21

Work Completed between 10/4/2021 and 10/14/2021

  • Contractor completed installation of water main on Welsh Road.
  • Contractor started pressure testing of McKean Rd water main.
  • Contractor began the installation of the water main on Davis Grove Road. The directional drilling below Park Creek was completed.

Work Projected

  • Pressure and bacteriological testing of McKean Road is to be completed week of 10/18/21.
  • Pressure and bacteriological testing of Welsh Road needs to be completed.
  • Service connections on Welsh and McKean Roads are anticipated to be completed after the installation of the water main extensions. These connections will be completed by the end of October.
  • Water main installation will continue on Davis Grove Road followed by installation on Kunz Lane.

Past Updates: 

10/4/21

Work Completed between 9/27/2021 and 9/30/2021

  • Contractor completed installation of the water main along McKean Road. They started hydrostatic testing of the line.
  • Contractor continued the water main installation on Welsh Road.

Work Projected

  • Complete pressure testing and bacteriological testing for McKean Road water main.
  • Complete the installation of the remaining water main on Welsh Road.
  • Service connections for this contract are anticipated to be completed after the installation of the water main extensions. Per the submitted schedule, these connections will be completed by the end of October.

9/27/21

Work Completed between to 9/20/21 and 9/24/21

  • Contractor began water main installation on Welsh Road
  • Contractor began water main installation on McKean Road

Work Projected

  • Installation of the water mains on Welsh and McKean Roads is anticipated to be completed by the first week of October. This will include pressure testing and bacteriological testing.
  • Service connections on Welsh and McKean Roads are anticipated to be completed after the installation of the water main extensions. Per the submitted schedule, these connections will be completed by the end of October.

9/17/21

Updated schedule

7/30/21

Work Completed between 7/12/2021 and 7/29/2021

  • Contractor completed bacteriological testing for the Watson Avenue Water main extension.
  • The samples passed testing and have been attached to this email for your reference.
  • Contractor submitted their first payment application, which is being processed.

Work Projected

  • Connection to the houses on Watson Avenue from the curb stops will be completed at a later date.
  • G&A has followed up on their request for an update from DOLI on when anticipated work on McKean and Welsh Roads will occur.   

7/15/21

Work Completed between to 6/28/2021 and 7/12/2021

  • Contractor installed the entirety of the water main on Watson Avenue and copper services were run from the water main to resident curb stops.
  • Hydrostatic testing was also completed for the Watson Avenue water main. The area road surface was prepared for Horsham Township’s paving.
  • Pre-construction video was received.

Work Projected

  • Contractor will perform flushing and bacteriological testing on the Watson Avenue Line. Connection from the curb stops to resident houses will be completed at a later date.
  • Work anticipated on McKean and Welsh Roads.

7/9/21

The Authority has awarded a contract to DOLI Construction Corporation, of Chalfont, PA to perform the work included in this project.  The scope of work includes a main extension, installation of service connections to the new water main, connection of homes to the main and permanent abandonment of existing wells.  Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin on Monday, June 28, 2021. 

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