Street Project Cost Up To $8.5 Million

A street reconstruction/utility improvement project in the Village of Waterville is estimated to cost $8.5 million.

At last week’s Village Board meeting, DPW Superintendent Jamie Bechy told the board the project will include water line upgrades, sewer line reconstruction and sidewalk replacements Work will be done on Babbott, Berrill, Bacon and Stafford streets.

That cost could drop for the village, Bechy said, if the state is able to help move the sewer and water lines on Stafford Avenue/Route 12. The study, done by Dodson Engineering, is the first step for the village to proceed with looking for funding help from the state.

Bechy will meet next month with state officials to review the work, which will also involve reconstructions the four village roads. The sewer and water lines will also be extended north on …

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