Current construction and system maintenance projects
South Hills Utility Upgrade

(Last update: Nov. 7, 2016)

EWEB is committed to delivering reliable electricity and clean water to its customer-owners. This often requires EWEB to do construction projects to maintain and upgrade utility infrastructure.

We want to keep you informed of long-term projects that may impact traffic or other public access in the community. Check the list of current construction below so that you can plan accordingly. This list will be updated frequently.

Current project list

Water projects:


Concord Street Water Main Replacement
Location Concord St. from Echo Hollow Rd. to the dead end 200 feet east of Rutledge St.

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Description EWEB has replaced and upgraded approximately 1,300 feet of 4 inch pipe that has had several failures with new more durable 8 inch ductile iron water main.
Crews are now restoring paved surfaces.
Impact Work hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday with occasional work on Fridays.

Construction activity may cause temporary traffic delays and noise. EWEB will provide advanced notification prior to any driveway access limitations or water service interruptions. At times, construction activities may affect passage to the bike path from Concord St. to Taney St.
Duration Work began the first week of September. Due to near record rainfall in October, paving work will be completed as weather allows through the month of November 2016.

East Amazon Main Replacement and System Reliability Project
Location E. Amazon Drive from Potter St. to Dillard Rd.

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Description EWEB crews will replace about 2,000 feet of 8” cast iron main with new ductile iron pipe ahead of a 2017 City of Eugene road project.

Crews will also install 2,000 feet of 12” ductile iron pipe for a future connection of the Dillard 800’ upper level pump system to the Shasta 800’ upper level pump system to provide redundant pumping capability that will improve reliability.
Impact Work hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday with occasional Friday work.

Construction activity may cause temporary traffic delays and noise. EWEB will provide advanced notification prior to any driveway access limitations or water service interruptions.
Duration Work is scheduled to begin in early October and completion for this work is scheduled for late December 2016.

Questions?

Call us at 541-685-7000 with any questions or comments.