Crest bonds $13 million for street improvement

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WILDWOOD CREST — Commissioners voted to approved a $13 million bond on Nov. 26 for extensive road work in the borough.
The project is for improvement of the sanitary sewerage system, street and utility and reconstruction along New Jersey Avenue from Rambler Road to Jefferson
In other parts of the borough, the work will include replacement of the sanitary sewer system, replacement and construction of the storm sewer system, water utility improvements, replacement of curbs and gutters and reconstruction of the roadway.

That portion of the project will cover, Washington Avenue between Seaview and New Jersey avenues, Bayview Drive between Jefferson and Newark avenues, between St. Paul and Louisville avenues and Hollywood, St. Paul, Miami and Monterey avenues between New Jersey Avenue and Bayview Drive.
The bond is also paying for the replacement of bay stormwater outfall lines along Sunset Lake at Miami Avenue and Farragut and Rambler roads.
The existing sanitary sewer pump station at Topeka Avenue will be replaced and modified to accommodate all sanitary sewer flow between Jefferson Avenue and Stockton Road.
A new sanitary sewer main line will be put in from Topeka Avenue to Rambler Road with a natural gas-powered backup generator.
The existing pump station at Topeka Avenue will be decommissioned, with all sewage currently pumped at this facility routed to the new Topeka Avenue pump station.
The advertisement of bids for the project is expected to commence in June 2013, with a deadline of bid applications set for July 2013 and the contract awarded by August.
Construction is scheduled to being in September with no work performed from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2014, according to borough commissioners.
The project is expected to be complete by May, 2015.

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