Construction Milestones and Timeline

We will post updates on important milestones and pictures of the project as it proceeds toward full completion in 2022.


September 11, 2019: CFPUA Board awards a $35.9 million contract to Adams-Robinson Enterprises Inc. for the construction of eight new deep-bed granular activated carbon (GAC) filters. The board also approved the sale of bonds to fund the project.Sweeney New GAC Contactors - NORTHEAST AERIAL PERSPECTIVE (small)

October 1, 2019: The North Carolina Local Government Commission approves bond sale.

October 17, 2019: Sale of bonds raises $107.3 million. A portion of the proceeds will fund the Sweeney upgrade project. 

November 4, 2019: Contractor receives notice to proceed on construction.


Summer 2022: The new filters are anticipated to come online as the project nears substantial completion.