Project Update

Updated 12:45 p.m. Oct. 11, 2019
Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority
Wastewater Force Main Replacement Project
Bay Avenue, Ocean City, NJ
Work for the week of Oct. 21 to 25:
As of Oct. 18, 2019, the Contractor will have installed pipe between 30th and 31st Street along Bay Avenue with all trenches being backfilled and paved to a point 150 feet north of 30th Street. On Monday (Oct. 21), work will continue to move northward on Bay Avenue up to and possibly beyond 29th Street. It is expected that one crew will be working in this area for the duration of the week.
Bay Avenue will be closed between 34th Street and 24th Street. Traffic detours will be established to divert motorists to West Avenue. The map below depicts the northbound and southbound traffic pattern to be followed. Please obey all established traffic patterns. (Only local traffic will be permitted on Bay Avenue.)

Project Scope:
The Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority (CMCMUA) will replace/rehabilitate the force mains that carry wastewater to the treatment plant on the bay at 45th Street. Work will include:
  • Replacing 20-inch ductile iron force main with 20-inch PVC force main.
  • Slip-lining existing 20-inch ductile iron force main with 16-inch HDPE.
  • Extent: 31st Street from Haven Avenue to Bay Avenue; and Bay Avenue from 31st Street to Eighth Street.

Contact Information:
Please refer all inquiries to bayaveforcemain@cmcmua.comPhone Calls to Josh Palombo, Wastewater Program Manager, CMCMUA (609) 456-9026. See also the Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority project page.