S. Normal Avenue Water Main Replacement

Description: Replacement of approximately 1,600 feet of 8” water main on S. Normal Avenue and S. University Avenue from W. College Street to W. Grand Avenue. The existing water main has broken several times and is in poor condition.

Start Date: Spring 2024

Estimated Completion Date: 

Location: S. Normal Avenue

Estimated Project Cost: $176,400

Funding Source: City of Carbondale Utility Fund Revenues, Water & Sewer User Fees

Contractor: Wiggs Excavating of Benton, Illinois

Project Impact: Water customers in the area should expect minor service interruptions during construction. Specific details on service interruptions will be provided directly to the affected property owners at a later date.

Project Updates: 

12/12/2023 - Project awarded to Wiggs Excavating of Benton, Illinois, in the amount of $491,518.

11/27/2023 - Plans are complete. The project is currently out for bid.

08/22/2023 - The project is being designed - The expected start date is early 2024.