Drainage improvement to close Watertown Rd 

A planned drainage pipe replacement will close portions of Watertown Road to through traffic for two weeks, starting on Monday, Jan. 13. 

Murtech Marine Division of Salisbury will handle the work at an estimated cost of about $100,000. The project is part of the drainage improvement plan included in the current fiscal year budget.  

Director of Amenities and Operational Logistics Colby Phillips said the replacement should help enhance the flow of water in the area. She will hand deliver letters to each home affected by the closure. 

“We have been working to improve some of our older drainage pipes, and this one is over 40 years old and has been deteriorating,” she said. “It will be replaced with an ADS pipe (poly), which will be a better quality for more longevity. The catch basins will also be replaced. 

“We appreciate everyone’s patience that may be affected by this road closure for this important issue,” Phillips added. 

For questions about the project, contact Phillips at cphillips@oceanpines.org. 

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