Aging Water Lines Being Replaced

first_imgNew Jersey American Water will replace approximately 10,280 feet of aging water mains in Ocean City this winter, the company announced in a press release.The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1910s, with new mains along the following streets: Davids Place from West Avenue to the beachMerion Place from West Avenue to the beach48th Street from West Avenue to the beachAsbury Avenue from 47th Street to 48th StreetCentral Avenue from 47th Street to 48th StreetWalnut Road Bay Avenue to Glenwood DriveGlenwood Drive from Anchor Road to the end of the streetFerndale Drive from Spruce Road to Anchor RoadGrenada Lane from Spruce Road to the end of the streetMariana Lane from Spruce Road to the end of the streetLeyete Lane from Spruce Road to the end of the streetThe $2.6 million investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in Ocean City, according to the press release.The project is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across the state.New Jersey American Water’s local, qualified contractor, Perna Finnigan, Inc., began work on St. Davids Place, Merion Place, 48th Street, Asbury Avenue, and Central Avenue. Work hours are from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, extending to 5:30 p.m. after daylight savings begins.Pioneer Pipe Contractors, Inc. has begun work on the remaining projects. Work hours will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Work outside of these hours is not anticipated unless required to maintain the project schedule. All projects are scheduled to conclude by the end of May.Final street restorations for St. Davids Place, Merion Place, 48th Street, Asbury Avenue, and Central Avenue will be completed in the spring in a combined effort with the city of Ocean City. The restoration of the remaining streets will be completed in the fall of 2020.For the public’s and workers’ safety, traffic restrictions and/or alternating traffic patterns are likely to occur during work hours. All emergency vehicles and local traffic will be allowed access during construction. New Jersey American Water values the safety of its workers and advises drivers and pedestrians to take caution in the vicinity of work sites. New Jersey American Water is investing $2.6 million for the project. (Photo courtesy of New Jersey American Water Facebook page)last_img read more

Comp Claims JNC taking applications

first_imgComp Claims JNC taking applications Comp Claims JNC taking applications The Statewide Nominating Commission for Compensation Claims Judges is now accepting applications for one attorney from the territorial jurisdiction of the Fourth District Court of Appeal to serve a four-year term commencing July 1.All applicants must be members of the Bar who are engaged in the practice of law. No attorney who appears before any judge of compensation claims more than four times a year is eligible to serve on the commission. Commissioners are also not eligible for state judicial vacancies filled by the JNC on which they sit for two years following the expiration of their term. Commissioners are subject to Florida financial disclosure laws. Meetings and deliberations are open to the public.Those interested may download the application from the Bar’s Web site at or should contact the Bar at (850) 561-5600, ext. 5757, to obtain the proper application form. Applications may also be obtained by writing the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee 32399-2300.Completed applications must be received no later than the close of business July 29. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application. June 15, 2005 Regular Newslast_img read more