$2.5 Million Water Project Starts In Howell

  HOWELL – Over two miles of aging water main will be replaced in Howell by New Jersey American Water beginning this week.

  In addition, 10 fire hydrants and 200 utility-owned service lines along the route will be replaced.

  The aging 8-inch transite water lines that were installed in the 1970s will be upgraded to a new 8-inch ductile iron main along the following streets:

•           Old Bridge Road from Newbury Road to South Westfield Road

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•           Under Hill Road entire length

•           Dutch Valley Road entire length

•           Sugarbush Road entire length

•           Pepperidge Road entire length

•           Pittsfield Road entire length

•           Killington Drive entire length

  Local contractor Perna Finnigan, Inc. will start work this week and expects to be completed within about six months, weather permitting. Work hours will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Work outside of these hours is not expected unless required to maintain project schedule. Final street restorations will be completed in the spring and spring of 2023.