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.
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.
February 2022: Contractor is expected to begin installation of GAC media in new filters.
June 2022: The new filters are anticipated to come online as the project reaches substantial completion.