MSD Connects large diameter sewer line work
Reaching the finish line on Broadway
Work on the sewer pipe under the East Broadway corridor—Second to Campbell streets—is nearing the finish line with removing traffic barriers and roadway restoration work completed today. However, crews will continue to access the pipe next week during the day to address some continuing detail work underground.
This project is part of MSD Connects, which is a comprehensive large diameter sewer line rehabilitation project. The 96- to 84-inch diameter brick sewer—installed in 1866—received structural repairs and an epoxy coating to extend its service to the community.
MSD Executive Director Tony Parrott states, “We appreciate the patience of our community as crews have worked since October of 2020 to repair and rehabilitate this vital piece of infrastructure, which has served our city since horse-drawn carriages were our mode of transportation.”
MSD maintains more than 3,300 miles of sewer lines – enough to stretch from California to Maine, and many dating back 75 years or more.