New sewers and sidewalks


$500,000 infrastructure project under way

By Charles Warner - cwarner@civitasmedia.com



Charles Warner | The Union Times A $500,000 infrastructure project undertaken by the City of Union involved the installation of a new sewer system at the corner of Lybrand and Blassingame streets. The project, which got under way in May and is projected to be completed in six months, involves the installation of the new sewer system which will serve several surrounding streets and new sidewalks.


Charles Warner | The Union Times Workers and earth moving with Smith Backhoe and Grading were hard at work moving dirt and asphalt as part of a sewer improvement project at the corner of Lybrand and Blassingame streets. The project, which also includes the installation of new sidewalks in the area, got under ways in May and is being funded with a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant.


Charles Warner | The Union Times Pipes are unloaded to be installed along the streets that will be served by the new sewer system being installed by the City of Union. The new sewer system will serve low- and moderate-income residents on Lybrand and Blassingame streets and surrounding areas. The project, which got under way in May is to be completed within six months, also includes the installation of new sidewalks in the area.


Charles Warner | The Union Times This sewer improvement project at the corner of Lybrand and Blassingame streets is part of larger infrastructure project undertaken by the City of Union to benefit low- and middle-income residents in the area. The project is being funded with a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant awarded the city by the SC Department of Commerce.


UNION — A number of low- and moderate-income households are in the process of getting new sewer systems and sidewalks thanks to a nearly $500,000 project undertaken by the City of Union.

Workers with Smith Backhoe and Grading have been busy at the corner of Lybrand and Blassingame streets and surrounding streets working on the projects which got under way in May.

City of Union Utility Director Joe Nichols said that the project involves the installation of a new sewer system which will serve the residents of Lybrand and Blassingame streets and Irwin Avenue as well as part of Green Street.

Nichols said the project also involves the installation of new sidewalks on Lybrand Street, parts of Irwin Avenue and Thomas Street, Boyce Street, the majority of Hicks Street, and part of Lawson Avenue.

In addition, Nichols said several dilapidated house will be demolished as part of the project.

Work began on the project in May and Nichols said plans are for it to be completed within six months.

The project, which is projected to cost $478,000, is being funded with a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant from the SC Department of Commerce.

Nichols said the city received the grant because the sewer and sidewalks projects will benefit low- and moderate-income households in the area.

Charles Warner | The Union Times A $500,000 infrastructure project undertaken by the City of Union involved the installation of a new sewer system at the corner of Lybrand and Blassingame streets. The project, which got under way in May and is projected to be completed in six months, involves the installation of the new sewer system which will serve several surrounding streets and new sidewalks.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_IMG_0012-2.jpgCharles Warner | The Union Times A $500,000 infrastructure project undertaken by the City of Union involved the installation of a new sewer system at the corner of Lybrand and Blassingame streets. The project, which got under way in May and is projected to be completed in six months, involves the installation of the new sewer system which will serve several surrounding streets and new sidewalks.

Charles Warner | The Union Times Workers and earth moving with Smith Backhoe and Grading were hard at work moving dirt and asphalt as part of a sewer improvement project at the corner of Lybrand and Blassingame streets. The project, which also includes the installation of new sidewalks in the area, got under ways in May and is being funded with a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_IMG_0015-1.jpgCharles Warner | The Union Times Workers and earth moving with Smith Backhoe and Grading were hard at work moving dirt and asphalt as part of a sewer improvement project at the corner of Lybrand and Blassingame streets. The project, which also includes the installation of new sidewalks in the area, got under ways in May and is being funded with a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant.

Charles Warner | The Union Times Pipes are unloaded to be installed along the streets that will be served by the new sewer system being installed by the City of Union. The new sewer system will serve low- and moderate-income residents on Lybrand and Blassingame streets and surrounding areas. The project, which got under way in May is to be completed within six months, also includes the installation of new sidewalks in the area.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_IMG_0027.jpgCharles Warner | The Union Times Pipes are unloaded to be installed along the streets that will be served by the new sewer system being installed by the City of Union. The new sewer system will serve low- and moderate-income residents on Lybrand and Blassingame streets and surrounding areas. The project, which got under way in May is to be completed within six months, also includes the installation of new sidewalks in the area.

Charles Warner | The Union Times This sewer improvement project at the corner of Lybrand and Blassingame streets is part of larger infrastructure project undertaken by the City of Union to benefit low- and middle-income residents in the area. The project is being funded with a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant awarded the city by the SC Department of Commerce.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_IMG_0017-4.jpgCharles Warner | The Union Times This sewer improvement project at the corner of Lybrand and Blassingame streets is part of larger infrastructure project undertaken by the City of Union to benefit low- and middle-income residents in the area. The project is being funded with a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant awarded the city by the SC Department of Commerce.
$500,000 infrastructure project under way

By Charles Warner

cwarner@civitasmedia.com

Charles Warner can be reached at 864-762-4090.

Charles Warner can be reached at 864-762-4090.

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