Description: This project includes the replacement of approximately 3,500 LF of 6-inch force main along 3rd Street as well as approximately 1,300 LF of 10-inch force main along Alabama Road in Lehigh Acres, Florida. The existing mains are roughly 50 years old and have experienced several leaks over the past several years. Replacements of the force mains will significantly reduce repair costs and mitigate potential environmental and other impacts from line breaks.
The FGUA bid this project in September 2020 and the FGUA Board awarded the project to the lowest responsible bidder, Stephens and Layton, Inc. in the amount of $438,810.40. Construction will start in mid-December 2021 pending permit approval.