Sewer project continues this week in Ironton

Published 9:45 am Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Despite losing a day last week, crews continue to work on Ironton’s sewer system. Rain and flooding early last week meant work stopped on Monday, but continued for the rest of the week.

The project had been behind due to severe weather in the winter months.

“We are actually catching up,” said Doug Cade, of E.L. Robinson Engineering. “We’re still behind but we’re making progress.”

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The scheduled completion day for the sewer-relining project is Oct. 1.

This week crews will be doing manhole rehabilitation at Ironton Hills Mall and sewer cleaning on an alley on Third Street. They will also be lining the sewer at several locations in the city.

Cade warned drivers to pay attention to “Road Closed” signs. Last week a few drivers were given traffic tickets for driving through closed streets, he said.

The sewer schedule for this week is as follows:

Manhole Cover Replacement

North Ironton between Ellison Street and Center Street.

Manhole Rehabilitation

Ironton Hills Mall

Sewer Cleaning

Third Street alley

Sewer Lining

Ora Richey Road

Wilson Road

Crestview Drive

Jefferson Street between Third Street and Eighth Street

Monroe Street between Sixth Street and Seventh Street

Pleasant Street between Fourth Street and Sixth Street

Fifth Street alley between Mulberry Street and Pine Street

Fifth Street between Jones Street and Pleasant Street

Sixth Street between Adams Street to Quincy Street

Seventh Street alley between Adams Street and Mulberry Street

Eighth Street alley between Mcgovney Avenue and Latonia Street

Eighth Street alley between Pleasant Street and Vine Street