· BLACK RIVER ROAD PROJECT – James Hamilton Construction (JHCC) is the contractor hired.
o They have started the mobilization process.
o Upcoming road work signage is being set up.
o JHCC will be working on a Traffic Control Plan (TCP).
o They will backfill potholes with base course or crusher fines. This will ensure a more consistent Bomag process-reclaiming materials into soil.
o Will have Phase I Flagger control during patching.
o On Wednesday, October 3, JHCC should begin Bomag process-reclaiming materials into soil.
o Expect road closures and delays. This is the only way to speed up the process of this project.
o If you are in this area, PLEASE OBEY ALL TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES.
· STANDPIPE ROAD PROJECT
o Traffic light has been turned on at the intersection of Lea St and 6th St. The intersection is working well.
o Standpipe Road is still closed at this time. There is signage showing road closed.
o The goal is to open Standpipe in Mid-November or sooner, weather permitting.
o Had substantial delays from the Utility companies in both Phase I and Phase II of the project.
o This is a very large project with several variables and many underground utilities. Logistics have been challenging. Thank you for your patience!
See more on the Eddy County Road Department web page HERE.