Gloucester City recently completed CSO Sewer improvements that are being funded with approximately $889,164 in loans from the NJ Water Bank, a joint low-rate funding program of the DEP and the NJ I-Bank. Total savings for this project are estimated to be $182,062 over the 20-year term of the loan or 20% of the total project cost. In addition, this project created an estimated 10 direct construction jobs.
The original combined sewer mains were over 100-years old and had numerous collapsed sections in residential areas. The project addressed some of the more deteriorated mains. The City removed approximately 1,600 linear feet of a deteriorated 15-inch diameter brick gravity combined sewer main on Brown and Paul Streets and replaced it with a similar diameter gravity PVC combined sewer main and associated appurtenances.
Daniel Spencer, Mayor of Gloucester City emphasized the importance of the project: "This project is an example of our commitment to maintaining our infrastructure. By utilizing the Water Bank, we achieved a cost-effective approach to improve water quality and public health and safety in our community."
This project was designed by Remington & Vernick Engineers and constructed by Perna Finnegan, Inc.
Pictures courtesy of the City of Gloucester.
For more information, contact the New Jersey Infrastructure Bank at (609) 219-8600.
3131 Princeton Pike, Building 4 Suite 216
Lawrenceville NJ, 08648 T. 609 219 8600