Major city water main project about to get underway in Bayside and Flushing

Photos by Suzanne Monteverdi/QNS

The city is making preparations to begin a major water main and sewer project in Bayside and north Flushing.

The upcoming project starts along 33rd Avenue between 154th Street and Utopia Parkway, at which point it continues south and runs along 37th Avenue to Francis Lewis Boulevard. The project then continues east along 38th Avenue until 216th Street.

According to Councilman Paul Vallone’s office and Community Board 11, this is a $62 million project being completed by CAC Industries Inc. and is expected to be completed before July 2020.

In anticipation of this project, the city has begun relocating gas lines in the area. Tree barriers have been installed in areas of 38th and 33rd avenues to protect them from damage during this process.

According to city data, a Request for Proposals (RFP) opened for the project in August 2016.

Check back with QNS for more details about the project as they are made available.

Robert Pozarycki contributed to this report

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