In an effort to keep the public informed about major construction going on around the city, this “Projects at a Glance” list will continue to be updated. This list highlights some of the major work happening in Beaverton but does not include all construction. The items in this list, often referred to as Capital Improvement Program Projects, are primarily large-scale construction, including road improvement and enhancements, expanded water and wastewater utility work, major improvements within city parks, and construction of city buildings.
Aquifer Storage and Recovery Well No. 5 (ASR5)
■ Majority of all trade permits acquired.
■ Flow to waste tank installation is complete.
■ Continued installation of buried conduit and electrical vaults.
■ First foundation pour occurred in November.
■ Procurement of long lead items (generator, special valves and fittings) has begun.
To learn more about this project please visit the website www.BeavertonOregon.gov/ASR5.
Erickson Trunk Sewer and Water System – Phase 2
■ 990 feet of 8” and 190 feet of 6” ductile iron waterline installed on east side of Central Park Condos near the pedestrian pathway and 31 new water services installed.
■ 740 feet of 21” sewer line installed in Southwest 5th Street and then south along east side of Central Park Condos up to Southwest 6th Street.
■ 18” trunk sewer line installation is almost complete. This includes all sewer along the pedestrian pathway through Central Park Condos and Beaverton Lodge up to Southwest 10th Street which is now complete.
■ Sewer installation methods included open trench and jack and bore.
■ 12” waterline installation in Erickson Street later this winter.
■ Construction completion date expected by end of April 2022. www.BeavertonOregon.gov/Erickson
Western Avenue Street Improvements / City 16-Inch Waterline / Willamette Water Supply System 48-Inch Transmission Waterline
■ Current status: In construction with anticipated completion in spring 2023.
■ Franchise utility undergrounding between Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway and Allen Boulevard is more than 80 percent complete.
■ City storm and sanitary system upgrades are now underway.
■ To learn more about the Western Avenue Street Improvements, please visit the website www.BeavertonOregon.gov/WesternAve.
■ Construction includes a 16-inch city waterline within the Western Avenue project limits. For more information regarding the waterline, please visit the website: www.OurReliableWater.org/mpe.
■ Construction of a 48-inch waterline within the Western Avenue project limits is owned by the Willamette Water Supply System Commission (WWSS Commission). This pipeline is referred to as the Metzger Pipeline (MPE 1.1). For more information regarding the WWSS MPE 1.1 project, please visit the website: www.OurReliableWater.org/mpe.
Cooper Mountain Reservoir #2 and Associated Improvements Project
■ The roof of the 5.5-million-gallon prestressed concrete reservoir was completed in October. The prestressing machine has been erected and the exterior surface hydroblasting has been completed. Next steps is shotcreting and circumferential wrapping, which started in early November. It is anticipated that the stockpiled dirt along Southwest Kemmer Road will remain until spring when dry weather returns.
■ The Operations building structure is in place to include the recently installed roof. The interior piping, electrical and other gear are currently being installed.
■ Well drilling and development of the ASR Well No. 7 well is complete. The well pump has been fabricated and should be installed in the next few months. Construction of the ASR Mechanical Building and Booster Pump Station Building is currently underway.
■ The metal storage building foundation has been started and building erection was anticipated to start in December. www.BeavertonOregon.gov/CooperMountainReservoir.
To learn more about the various projects, visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov/CapitalProjects.