New Jersey American Water announced on Tuesday, that it will replace approximately 11,300 feet of aging water main in Haddonfield and Haddon Heights beginning this week. The project also includes replacing 19 fire hydrants and 230 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water
lines, installed as far back as the late 1700s, with new, larger ductile iron main along the
• West Redman Avenue from approximately 768 Redman Avenue to Linden
• Peyton Avenue from West Redman Avenue to Woodland Avenue, Haddonfield
• Linden Avenue from Kings Highway to Elm Avenue, Haddonfield
• First Avenue from Garden Street to Chews Landing Road, Haddon Heights
• Crest Avenue from Mansfield Avenue to Chews Landing Road, Haddon Heights
• Garden Street from First Avenue to Crest Avenue, Haddon Heights
This $2.3 million investment will continue to advance water service reliability and
increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in these communities. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across the state.
New Jersey American Water’s local, qualified contractor, Pioneer Pipe Contractors, Inc.,
will begin work on or about Feb. 6 and expects to finish by the end of May, weather
permitting. Work hours will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Work
outside of these hours is not anticipated unless required to maintain project schedule.
Final street restorations will be completed in the summer of 2020.
For the public’s and workers’ safety, traffic restrictions and/or alternating traffic patterns
are likely to occur during work hours. All emergency vehicles and local traffic will be
allowed access during construction. New Jersey American Water values the safety of its
workers and advises drivers and pedestrians to take caution in the vicinity of work sites.