Camden-based New Jersey American Water announced Wednesday it will invest $1.1 million in Camden and $427,000 in Union to replace pipes.
The company will replace about 2,800 feet of aging water main beginning this week in Camden by upgrading aging 6-inch water lines with 12-inch ductile iron main along 27th Street from Marlton Avenue to Federal Street.
The project also includes replacing four fire hydrants and 160 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route.
Pioneer Pipe Contractors Inc. will begin work on or about April 2 and expects to finish by the end of July.
Work will also being this week in Union to replace about 1,680 feet of aging water main.
The project also includes replacing three fire hydrants and 36 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade aging 6-inch water lines with 8-inch ductile iron main from Stockton Road to Yorktown Road to Salem Road; Cambridge Drive from Yorktown Road to Salem Road; and Meade Terrace from Yorktown Road to Salem Road.
Montana Construction Inc. will begin work on or about April 2 and expects to finish by the end of June.
The company asks customers to recognize the essential work being done by its employees and contractors and reminds them to adhere to social distancing rules for everyone’s safety.
If a customer sees a crew performing work in their area, and wishes to ask a question about it, they are encouraged to visit the website or the company’s Facebook or Twitter pages or call Customer Service at (800) 272-1325.