District Project Update
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, – The Northwestern Water and Sewer District (The District) delivers water and sewer services to over 20,000 customers in Wood, Henry, Sandusky, and Hancock counties. Although many of our projects are performed underground, our utility work can impact water and sewer service in addition to roads throughout our service area. Updates are highlighted in bold and underlined.
Henry County Waterline: Waterline Installation
Through November, lane restrictions are possible on CR 424 (Old US 24), between CR 4 and SR 109 for waterline installation. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers. Continuing through November, lane and shoulder restrictions are possible starting in Weston on Euler Road (CR N) from Van Tassel Road to SR 65 for waterline installation. Project investment: $4.9 million. Project complete: Spring 2023.
Lake Township: Water Tower
Through October, crews will be constructing a 1.5-million-gallon elevated water tank near Lemoyne Road between Latcha and Hanley Roads. Expect construction vehicle traffic and possible shoulder restrictions in this area. Project investment: $4 million. Project complete: October.
McComb and Hoytville Sewer Line Replacement
Through January, lane restrictions are possible in various locations throughout McComb and in Hoytville for sewer line replacement. Additionally, at this time, lane restrictions are possible on Walnut Street near Hearthside Food Solutions factory for sewer work. Project investment: $643,000. Project complete: February.
McComb: Lead Service Line Identification
Through November, lane restrictions are possible in various locations throughout McComb for excavation to identify service lines. Notice will be provided to customers prior to excavation. Project Investment: $50,000. Project complete: October.
Perrysburg: Willowbend Pump Station & Force Main Replacement
Through November, River Road (SR 65) between Brittany Road and Seminary Road is closed for pump station installation. Detour: Roachton Road; Fort Meigs Road. Local access will be maintained. Project Cost: $2.5 Million. Project complete: December.
Perrysburg Township: Ford Road Pump Station Replacement *UPDATE*
Through October, Ford Road, between White Road and Lindsay Drive is closed for sanitary sewer installation. Detour: Simmons Road; SR-795; White Road. Through April 2023, expect additional construction traffic on Ford Road between White Road and Lindsey Road for pump station replacement and relocation. Project investment: $7.7 million. Project complete: April 2023.
Rossford: Sewer Maintenance *NEW PROJECT*
Effective Monday, October 10, through December, lane restrictions are possible on northbound Crossroads Boulevard between Deimling Road and SR 795 for sewer maintenance. Additionally, on Monday, October 10 through December, Lime City Road between Buck Road and Schreier Road may be reduced to one lane for sewer maintenance. Project complete: December.
District-Wide Hydrant Flushing
Through November, crews will move to the Toledo water service area including Rossford, Walbridge, Lake Township, and parts of Northwood. Residents are advised to flush water from their taps if the water becomes discolored. Avoid doing laundry until water is clear. Click here for more information.
District-Wide Valve Maintenance
Through October, crews will be in areas between US 20 and SR 795, and areas north of the Ohio Turnpike in Perrysburg Township for valve maintenance. This work involves turning valves on waterlines, which can occasionally cause water to become discolored. Residents are advised to flush their taps if this occurs. Valve maintenance work will continue in various locations throughout The District through December.