Greenmeadow Sanitary Interceptor Project

Construction Update –4/19/2019



This project will include installation of a new sanitary interceptor sewer from the intersection of Greenmeadow Dr. and Michigan Ave. to the intersection of College Ave. and Sentry Dr. in 2018 and 2019. This sewer will allow the elimination of the Greenmeadow and Woodfield pump stations.

This week’s work:
• Completed tunnel between Madison St/Joellen Dr intersection shaft and the Joellen Dr/American Ave shaft (860 feet)
• Retrieved tunnel boring machine from shaft at Joellen Dr/American Ave and began process of setting up for next tunnel from the Madison St/Joellen Dr intersection shaft towards the Lowell Park shaft
• Completed excavation at shaft in Lowell Park. Began to remove equipment from the site and adjacent parking lot.
• Continued sanitary interceptor sewer installation on S Moreland Blvd at W St Paul heading to the north along with water lateral and sanitary lateral work

Next week’s work:
• Continue process of setting up for next tunnel from the Madison St/Joellen Dr intersection shaft towards the Lowell Park shaft
• Continue sanitary interceptor sewer installation on S Moreland Blvd at W St Paul heading to the north along with water lateral and sanitary lateral work
• Begin cleanup and process of preparing north half of W St Paul for pavement restoration.
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Other utility work:

We Energies Gas will be doing gas main work within the project limits in the terrace area (area between the sidewalk and curb):

  • S Moreland Blvd between Motor Ave to just north of American Ave
  • American Ave just to the east of S Moreland Blvd
  • Dopp St from Joellen Dr to just east of S Moreland Blvd

Streets with restricted access for the next week:

  • Because of shaft construction at the Madison St/Joellen Dr intersection, traffic on Madison St at Joellen Dr will be shifted over toward the north side of Madison St. At least one lane in each direction will be maintained.
  • Traffic on W St. Paul Ave between S Moreland Blvd and Harris-Highland Dr will be shifted over towards the south side of W St Paul Ave. At least one lane in each direction will be maintained.
  • Access to Harris-Highland Dr at W St Paul Ave will be restricted to right turns to and from W St Paul Ave. Left turns from Harris-Highland Dr onto W St Paul Ave and from St Paul Ave onto Harris-Highland Dr will not be permitted.
  • Traffic may be shifted over on S Moreland Blvd between Motor Ave to just north of American Ave, on American Ave just to the east of S Moreland Blvd, and on Dopp St from Joellen Dr to just east of S Moreland Blvd to accommodate the work by We Energies

 Streets that will have No Access:

  • Joellen Dr at Madison St is closed
  • Joellen Dr between American Ave and Luis Ct is closed to through traffic. Barricades will be staggered to allow for local and emergency traffic access from the north.
  • Southbound lane on S Moreland Blvd between Motor Ave and W St. Paul Ave will be closed with southbound traffic rerouted to the northbound lanes which will be set up to carry both southbound and northbound traffic. Access to homes for emergency vehicles and residents will continue to be maintained in the closed section.


 To keep the project on schedule, the contractor will utilize Saturday for work. Permitted construction work hours are M-F 7am-7pm, Sat. 9am-5pm.
 
 
 Jonathan Schapekahm, P.E., Project Manager
 City of Waukesha Engineering Division
 262-524-3584
 jschapekahm@waukesha-wi.gov 

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