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City Council awarded a construction contract on April 25, 2017 to McGuire and Hester for the 9th Street corridor, which is the first construction phase of the Downtown Sewer Upgrade. Construction along 9th Street was expected to begin in August; however, after completing much potholing and investigation work, it was determined that additional work from outside utilities such as PG&E and fiber optic companies needed to occur before the sewer upgrade could continue. These activities occurred through the downtown holiday moratorium, mostly night work up until Christmas. The sewer upgrade along the 9th Street corridor began after the first of the year and will last through summer 2018.


Communication with the local and traveling public is a priority for the City. As an additional means of keeping the public informed, monthly project newsletters are posted below and also sent via e-blasts. Sign up to receive RSS feeds when new project updates such as monthly e-Newsletter and traffic alerts are posted.


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The City held a public open house on Wednesday, July 19 to provide more information about the sewer upgrades along the 9th Street corridor and what to expect during construction. View the display boards.