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Construction to begin on Vista Verde Reservoir replacement project

Construction will soon begin on the city’s Vista Verde Reservoir replacement project. The Notice to Proceed was given on August 10, 2016 and construction is anticipated to be completed by August 10, 2018 (730 Cal­endar Days).

The project will cost $9.4 million.

This project is part of the City of Escon­dido’s Capital Improvements Program. Two new reservoirs will be constructed north­west of the Vista Verde Way cul-de-sac.

The existing steel reservoir located at the top of the hill off of Firethorn Glen in the gated community east of Vista Verde Way will be removed. The work includes new piping and electrical on the east side of Vista Verde Way between the City water pump station – which is located on the same street – and the cul-de-sac at the north end of the street.

Motorists and cyclists should expect some delays along Vista Verde Way. Resi­dents of the neighborhood should also an­ticipate construction noise during the work hours, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. ¬– 4 pm. Motorists should observe warning signs, including No Parking signs, along the construction route and slow down while driving through the construction zone.

Persons with questions or comments may contact Jason Kraus, 760-505-0500 Butier Construction Management, Dave Powers, 951-830-7310 Pacific Hydrotec Construc­tion Contractor or Ron Bosch, 760-807- 1103 City of Escondido Field Engineering Inspector II.

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