Old Greenwich Common Force Main Replacement

Old Greenwich Common Force Main Replacement Project Overview:


Department of Public Works, Sewer Division, strives to provide reliable service to the Town and implement important maintenance projects that protect the environment. This is an essential project that will improve the longevity and reliability of the most critical sewer force main in the Town of Greenwich’s sewer system. The segment of the Old Greenwich Common Force Main for this project carries wastewater under pressure from the Old Greenwich Pumping Station – Greenwich’s largest sewer pump station. There are six work zone sections comprised in this project, starting from the west and progressing east. The anticipated completion date of all six work zone sections is December 2021. 

Project Update:

Work Zone 1 and Work Zone 2 were completed ahead of time. Work Zone 3 officially begins today, September 10th. Construction is located on Summit Road between Oval Avenue and Spruce Street. A temporary road closure will take place from 7 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. Depending on weather and unforeseen conditions, Work Zone 3 is anticipated to be completed in approximately three to four weeks. Department of Public Works recommends residents give themselves a little extra time when traveling, and stay vigilant for signage and detours posted. For the safety of the workers, please stay alert, slow down, and select alternative routes. Follow @GreenwichPublicWorks on social media for the most recent updates.

Area Construction Map of Work Zone 3:

Work Zone 3 Map

Project Progress:

Friday, August 27 -- construction began on Work Zone 2 of the Old Greenwich Common Force Main Replacement Project. Construction was located on Oval Avenue between Terrace Avenue and Summit Avenue. 

Monday, August 16 -- construction began on Work Zone 1 of the Old Greenwich Common Force Main Replacement Project. Construction was located near the Riverside Train Station Parking Lot entrance off of Oval Avenue and then continued on Oval Avenue, to Summit Road, and concluded in front of the Old Greenwich Pump Station on West End Avenue. Temporary road closures took place on Oval Avenue, between lake Drive 1 and Terrace Avenue from 7 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. Work Zone 1 was completed in under 2 weeks, included one day lost due to weather, this phase of the project was finished ahead of time. 

Old Greenwich Common Force Main Replacement