Construction Status

2016 Palmer Township Improvements

Easton Suburban Water Authority began a project in September to replace the water mains on the following Streets in Palmer Township:

Baldwin Drive (between Southwood Drive and Timberlane Drive)
Chain Dam Road (between Glen Avenue and Southwood Drive)
Courtney Court
Jonathan Drive (between Baldwin Drive and Timberlane Drive)
Southwood Drive (between Stones Crossing and the intersection with Southwood Drive)
Timberlane Drive (between Old Orchard Drive and Baldwin Drive)

The water system work included the installation of new 8" ductile iron water mains to replace the existing 6" cast iron water mains. Once the new water mains were installed and tested, the service laterals were transferred to the new water main and the existing water mains on the side streets were connected to the new water mains. The water system work was completed in November 2016 and the permanent restoration of the pavement is scheduled to be performed in March and April of 2017.


Bethlehem Township Improvements

Easton Suburban Water Authority began a project in September to replace the water mains on the following Streets in Bethlehem Township:

Bayard Street (between Hodle Avenue and Ohio Street)
Henry Street
Hodle Avenue (between Bayard Street and Charles Street)
Charles Street
Pennsylvania Street (between Henry Street and Bayard)
Ohio Street (between Henry Street and Charles Street)

The water system work included the installation of new 8" ductile iron water mains to replace the existing 6" cast iron water mains. Once the new water mains were installed and tested, the service laterals were transferred to the new water main and the existing water mains on the side streets were connected to the new water mains. The water system work was completed in November 2016 and the permanent restoration of the pavement is scheduled to be performed in March and April of 2017.


Charlotte Avenue Improvements

Easton Suburban Water Authority began a project in January 2017 to replace the existing 6" cast iron water mains on Charlotte Avenue and Loomis Street in Palmer Township with new 8" ductile iron water mains. Once the new water mains were installed and tested, the service laterals were transferred to the new water main and the existing water main was connected to the new water main.  The water system work was completed in February 2017 and the permanent restoration of the pavement is scheduled to be performed in the summer of 2017.

Delores Lane & Frank Street Improvements

Easton Suburban Water Authority began a project in February 2017 to replace the existing 6" cast iron water mains on Delores Lane and Frank Street in Lower Nazareth Township with new 6” and 8" ductile iron water mains. Once the new water mains were installed and tested, the service laterals were transferred to the new water mains and the existing water mains were connected to the new water mains.  The water system work was completed on February 2017 and the permanent restoration of the pavement is scheduled to be performed in the summer of 2017.


Wood Avenue Improvements

Easton Suburban Water Authority is in the design phase of a project to replace the existing 6" cast iron water main on Wood Avenue between 17th Street and Hackett's Park in the Borough of Wilson with a new 16" ductile iron water main. The project is planned to be bid in the Spring with work being performed in the summer of 2017.


South Side Improvements

Easton Suburban Water Authority is in the design phase of a project to replace the existing cast iron water mains on Berwick Street between Davis Street and Coal Street, Canal Street between Smith Street and Centre Street, Seitz Street between Berwick Street and Wilkes Barre Street and Wilkes Barre Street between Coal Street and Seitz Street in the City of Easton with new ductile iron water mains. The project is planned to be bid in the Spring with work being performed in the summer and fall of 2017.


2017 Palmer Township Improvements

Easton Suburban Water Authority will begin the survey and design phase of a project to replace the existing cast iron water mains on the following Streets in Palmer Township with new ductile iron water mains in March of 2017:

Beaver Lane
Brentwood Avenue (between Logan Drive and Van Buren Road)
Bridlepath Road (between Marc Lane and Winding Way)
Hawthorn Court
Highland Drive (north of Crest Boulevard)
Logan Drive
Marc Lane
Northgate Boulevard
Sherwood Road
Van Buren Road
Winding Way

Survey and Design will be begin in late March 2017, with construction anticipated to begin in July or August and be completed by November of 2017.  Permanent pavement restoration will be performed in the Spring of 2018,

Last Updated: 03/16/2017