Current Town Projects

Below is a list of current Town construction projects in Hillsborough.
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2014-15 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation and Replacement Project



This project will replace damaged and deteriorated sanitary sewer main located both within street right of way and easement areas at various locations throughout the Town. The project scope also includes rehabilitation of manhole structures and replacement of lower sewer service laterals and cleanouts. The proposed project will benefit the residents of Hillsborough through the repair of sewer system infrastructure that will ensure continued system integrity. Additionally, the project will help reduce inflow and infiltration, reducing system peaking factors and helping reduce capacity related sanitary sewer overflows during rain events.

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Crystal Springs / El Cerrito Phase II Project

This project consists of the installation of approximately 9,800 linear feet of 28” sewer pipeline. Construction resumed on July 6, 2015 and is now considered substantially complete.

Vista Tank Reconstruction Project



This project consists of demolishing the existing steel water tank and pump station, and replacing it with a larger, seismically improved, concrete tank and pump station. Construction started in mid-October 2015, with clearing and demolition of the existing site, relocation of private service connections, and earthwork and mass grading having been completed. Site work and construction of the new pump station remain pending. Water service to the Vista Zone will be provided via the Marlborough tank and will continue unimpeded during the project.

Skyfarm III Tanks Recoating / Retrofit Project

This project consists of recoating the exterior and interior of two 700,000 gallon water tanks, in addition to performing minor structural repairs and equipment upgrades. This project was awarded at the November 2015 Council Meeting, and construction commenced in mid-December. Structural repairs and interior and exterior coating have been completed for both tanks and the refurbished facilities have resumed operation. Staff anticipates presenting the project to Council for acceptance in early 2017.

Ralston/Pepper Sewer Hydraulic Improvements and Pepper Water Main Replacement



In order to deal with heavy wet weather flows from upstream and eliminate sanitary sewer overflows, 2,850 linear feet of existing sewer pipeline will be replaced with new state-of-the art pipelines. Staff anticipates final completion of the project in early 2017.

AMR/AMI Meter Upgrade Project



This project consists of installing new water meters and radio transmission devices, and constructing transmission infrastructure that is capable of receiving and propagating meter readings to a secure location for billing and informational purposes. The general contractor started base station installation in September 2016, and will commence with meter replacement in late October 2016. Staff anticipates that the system will be operational by winter 2017.

Priority Basin Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project

This project consists of replacing or rehabilitating existing sanitary sewer pipelines and manholes that have been inspected during previous CCTV projects and identified as being in poor condition. Town staff presented the award of the construction agreement for this project to council at the October 2016 meeting.Staff anticipates that the project will be completed in late summer 2017.0

A1 Priority Project – Phase 1 and Walnut Storm Drain Intercept Project

The A1 Priority Project – Phase 1 consists of three bid ready, high priority pipe systems identified via the Town’s 30-Year Master Plan. The Walnut Storm Drain Intercept Project is a high priority system that involves intercepting storm water flows on Floribunda Avenue and diverting them to Terrace Creek via Walnut Avenue. These projects are anticipated to alleviate localized flooding, improve public safety, protect public property and reduce long term maintenance requirements by operations staff. Council awarded the construction agreement at the September 2016 meeting, and construction began in October 2016.Staff anticipates that the project will be completed in early Spring 2017.

Forestview Avenue/Newhall Road Sewer Main Replacement Project

This project consists of upsizing 2,400 linear feet of existing 6” and 8” sewer pipeline with a new 12” HDPE pipeline to convey wet weather flows from upstream and eliminate sanitary sewer overflows. The project is slated to commence in early 2017 and be completed by late Spring 2017.

Tournament Tanks Recoating/Retrofit Project

This project consists of recoating the exterior and interior of two 600,000 gallon water tanks, in addition to performing structural repairs and equipment upgrades. Town staff released this project for bidding in September 2016 and the project was awarded by Council at the November 2016 Council Meeting.

2015-16 Water Main Replacement Project


This project includes replacement and upsize of approximately 3,400 linear feet of deficient and undersized water main located on Hillsborough Boulevard, Hayne Road and Black Mountain Road. The project is anticipated to improve system reliability and fire suppression capability. Town staff released this project for bidding in September 2016 and the project was awarded by Council at the December 2016 Council meeting.