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Saturday Construction

May 29, 2020
From old to new This week, construction crews continued to install new fire hydrants and replace 110-year-old water main valves. Pictured below, the old 36" water valves date back to 1908-1910 that operated via a gear which opens and closes the water main from the side (3:00 to 9:00 position). The new water valves close from the top (12:00 to 6:00 position) and weigh approximately 2,100lbs. Each new valve comes with a structure, totaling over 6,500lbs Saturday Construction Notification Crews will be removing the road between Kensington and Dort Hwy. The expected work time is from 7 am til 5 pm.
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