Tester Road Watermain Project

Project Description

The City will be replacing an aging water main under Tester Road this year. The project will begin at the main entrance to the Monroe High School, then head south along Tester Road. The project also includes placing a new water main under SR522, which will be accomplished utilizing boring or directional drilling technology.

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Jan - Apr 2017 Design Process
July 2017 Advertise for Construction
July 2017 Contract Award to Construction Contractor
Sept. 2017 Construction Begins
Nov. 2017 Construction Completion


Construction begins September 18th.

Project Updates

For more information contact:
Jim Gardner, PE

Project Updates

9/29/17 - the contractor is actively working along Tester Road installing this new watermain. Expect traffic delays as construction traffic control is in effect.

9/8/17 - Colacurcio Brothers Inc is the contractor for this project. A preconstruction meeting was held on September 7th, and the contractor will be mobilizing to begin the work on September 18th.

8/2/17 - The City obtained permits from Snohomish County and WSDOT for work within their jurisdiction. This cleared the City to begin advertisement for contractor bids to perform the work. The bids are scheduled to be opened on August 10th. We anticipate construction to begin in early September.

5/1/17 - The project plans and specifications are nearing completion. Engineering staff continue to coordinate the project with WSDOT and Snohomish County, as this proposed water utility project extends through both of these agencies' jurisdictions.

2/3/17 - Engineering staff are actively working on the design and coordinating with WSDOT and Snohomish County. A topographic survey was recently completed for this project, and now data collection is focused on obtaining soil samplings by a geotechnical engineer.