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Project Updates
Lift Station No. 10 Rehabilitation Project
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11/16/16 N. Lake Sybelia Drive will reopen on Saturday, November 19, 2016, for the Lake Sybelia Elementary 5k.
10/31/16 The Lift Station No. 10 project will remobilize tomorrow. The street will be open tonight for trick-or-treaters.

The City’s contractor, Villages Construction, Inc., will resume work on the Lift Station No. 10 Rehabilitation Project starting on Monday, October 24, 2016. Lift Station No. 10 is located at 600 N. Lake Sybelia Drive at the intersection of Hillman Avenue and N. Lake Sybelia Drive. A stretch of N. Lake Sybelia Drive, 200 feet northeast of 600 N. Lake Sybelia Drive, will be closed to traffic beginning on Monday, October 24, 2016. Traffic-control signage will be placed in the area prior to construction to reroute traffic around the site. There will be two periods of time where the street will be open to motorists. Those dates are: 

-From Wednesday, November 23, 2016, through Monday, November 28, 2016.

-From Friday, December 23, 2016, through Monday, January 2, 2017.

Villages Construction estimates that the work will be completed in early 2017.


Road closure changes are needed for Lift Station No. 10 Upgrades at Lake Sybelia Drive and Hillman Avenue.  In addition to the existing Lake Sybelia Drive road closure (east of the Lake Sybelia Drive/Hillman Avenue intersection), the intersection of Lake Sybelia Drive and Hillman Ave will also need to be closed starting 8:00 a.m. Monday, February 22, 2016, for approximately one week.   The intersection road closure at Lake Sybelia Drive and Hillman Avenue will be necessary to allow for the delivery and installation of large lift station structures and the mobilization and use of a crane within the roadway.  While the road is excavated and construction is active, the road closure will be continuous (day and night). 

When construction methods and safety allows, the intersection closure will be removed, yet the existing road closure on Lake Sybelia Drive, east of Hillman Avenue, will remain as a continuous road closure throughout the construction of Lift Station No. 10 Upgrades.  As the construction requires, there will be additional and intermittent intersection closures throughout the duration of the lift station upgrades.  The construction of the lift station upgrades is expected to take approximately 6-months. 

Police and Fire, please consider this location of the road closure when answering emergency calls.  There will be no vehicle access through the closure due to the road being excavated with utility equipment, vehicles and work crews within the roadway. 

Although all of the private driveways will remain accessible, it will be important to approach the location of the emergency from the correct side of Lake Sybelia Drive so as not to be blocked off from access due to the road closure.  Please see attached MOT plans with detour routes, and note that when the intersection closure is in place, Lake Sybelia Drive will not be accessible by way of Hillman Avenue and Hillman Avenue will not be accessible by way of Lake Sybelia Drive.  Please see the attached Maintenance of Traffic Plans for the road and intersection closures.



Type of Closure:    Road and Intersection Closures – CONTINUOUS and INTERMITTENT

Road/Lane Closure Work Times:    Monday, February 22, 2016  Intersection Closure 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday, March 1, 2016.        

Work Timeframe:    Intersection Closure approximately 1 –week (construction project, approximately 6-months).

Location Of Work:    Lake Sybelia Drive and Hillman Avenue Intersection.

Road/Lane To Be Closed:    Lake Sybelia Drive and south end of Hillman Avenue.

 Limits:    Lake Sybelia Drive/Hillman Avenue Intersection and in front of 601 & 705 Lake Sybelia Drive.

 Description Of Work:    Lift Station No. 10 Upgrades.

2/12/16   A letter and trifold (attached) has been mailed to 175 area residents.  Maitenance of traffic is in place.  Trees and shrubs have been removed.



What?  Lift Station No. 10 was built in 1967.  This station is a wet well/dry well type of lift station that receives effluent from five other lift stations within the system.  It serves a portion of the west side of the City.   The station has sustained deterioration due to its age and rehabilitation is needed.  Also, a bigger wet well is needed to accommodate larger pumps.

When? Construction is anticipated to begin on Monday, February 8, 2016.  The duration of the entire project is approximately four months.

Why:  Lift Station No. 10 is 49 years old.  Its pumps and control panel are old and unable to operate at peak performance.  Additionally, the project has been in the pipeline for a while.   The City included this project in the 2005 and 2013 Sewer System Master Plan.  Planning for the project began in the 2003 Capital Improvements Program.

Who?  On December 14 2015, the City Council awarded a contract to Villages Construction, Inc. to perform the work for the Lift Station No. 10 Rehabilitation Project.  Villages Construction plans to reach out to residents with door notices.  Vilages Construction's phone number is 354-314-3625 and Public Works Department's phone number is 407-539-6252.

Where?  Lift Station No. 10 is located at 600 N. Lake Sybelia Drive at the intersection of Hillman Avenue and N. Lake Sybelia Drive. The road closure to through traffic will begin at 600 N. Lake Sybelia Drive and extend northeast for about 200 feet along N. Lake Sybelia Drive.  It will be open to local traffic only.


Please note:  The maps below are not to scale.

View a Google Map of the 200-foot Road Closure, Detour, Roads Open to Local Traffic, and Maintenance of Traffic 

Residents should receive a letter in the mail this week.  There will be a subsequent mailing with a trifold describing the project.  We thank you in advance for your patience as we upgrade critical infrastructure. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you.


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