DeSal Excavating completed the necessary paperwork for the contract and was given the Notice to Proceed. This past Monday, personnel were on site to mark trees that need to be cut down in preparation for water main construction. Tree clearing began this week. Construction staking and MISS DIG flagging also occurred this week. Water system materials were delivered to the job site.  

What to Expect Next Week (May 11 – 16)

  • Tree clearing should be completed.
  • Water main installation is scheduled to commence next Monday, May 11. Work will begin at the west end of the project along Pine Island Drive. Soon after the project begins, the water main will cross Pine Island Drive at House Street. Please watch the message boards along Pine Island, which will have the most accurate information about traffic restrictions and detours.

Projected Timeline

  • First half of May
    • Tree clearing and the beginning of water main construction