Capital Projects Bay Avenue Force Main

Updated 2 p.m. April 30, 2021

The contractor's schedule for the remaining work is as follows:

Starting 5/10: Milling and paving work from 31st Street (including 31st Street) to 8th Street. During working hours, Bay Avenue will be open to two lanes of traffic, except that the rolling areas of work will be closed to traffic with traffic diverted via local detours. During non-working hours, Bay Avenue will be open to two lanes of traffic.

5/17 to 5/21/21: Pavement striping and markings will be applied over the new pavement. During working hours, Bay Avenue will be open to two lanes of traffic, except that the rolling areas of work will be closed to traffic with traffic diverted via local detours. During non-working hours, Bay Avenue will be open to two lanes of traffic. 

5/24 to 5/28/21: Isolated concrete repairs, installation of vent posts and remaining punch list work. During working hours, Bay Avenue will be open to two lanes of traffic. Traffic control will consist of lane shifts around areas of work.


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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.