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Low Area Trunk Sewer Rehabilitation Project
As part of its Capital Improvement Program, the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) is performing sewer rehabilitation projects throughout the city. This project involves the rehabilitation of the Low Area Trunk Sewer, a 42-inch diameter brick and concrete pipe which extends from 13th Street, NW and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to 2nd Street, SE and Tingey Street, SE.
Download a more detailed project information sheet on the Low Area Trunk Sewer Rehabilitation Project (PDF 227 kb) .
Scope of Work
Rehabilitation of the Low Area Trunk Sewer is being performed in the following four phases:
- Phase 1 - Assessment of the current condition of the sewer and manholes using a truck-mounted closed-circuit television camera and supporting equipment to inspect and clean the sewer and manholes
- Phase 2 - Evaluation and verification of inspection and other data
- Phase 3 - Design of rehabilitation plan for the sewer based upon data evaluation
- Phase 4 - Construction of rehabilitation to prolong the life of the sewer
Construction on this project is scheduled to start in winter 2013 and be completed by spring 2015.