24″ Water Transmission Main, Fort Madison, Iowa
PSBA provided professional services for design and construction of a 4.8 mile long, 24” diameter, water transmission main from the new water treatment plant south of Fort Madison to the City’s water distribution system. The transmission main was installed on IA DOT right of way (ROW), Lee County ROW, City of Fort Madison ROW, BNSF railroad ROW and on easement acquired over private property.
This project was funded from a variety of sources including city funds, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, State Revolving Fund (SRF) and fund from The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The project met the requirements of all funding sources, including the provisions of the “Buy American Requirements”.
Construction was substantially complete in March 2010 and totally complete in September, 2010.
Elements of the project are as follows:
- 25,300 LF of 24” dia. ductile iron water main
- 2,000 LF of 16” dia. ductile iron water main
- 680 LF of 24” dia. ductile iron pipe directional bore (380 feet under Devil’s Creek)
- 1,330 LF of 36” dia. steel casing bore (Railroad & Highway)
- One 12” Pressure Reducing Valve
- One 4” Pressure Reducing Valve
- 15,000 LF of Silt Fence
- Related water reconnections and surface restoration
- Project coordination with the City of Fort Madison, IA DOT, Lee County, BNSF Railway, numerous utilities, and affected property owners
- Surveying of the project to provide design information
- Survey and Plats to facilitate acquisition of easements