Work Nearly Complete On $1.3 Million Carver Park Area Drainage Project

November 5, 2019

Work is approaching completion on a $1.3 million drainage project in the Carver Park area of Cantonment.

The new drainage system is was installed in the Washington, Ransom, Booker, Webb, Lincoln and Louis streets areas, and the project is reported to be 98% complete.

The Carver Park Drainage Improvement Project consists of installing a new stormwater conveyance system with outfall to a new dry stormwater pond located east of Ransom Street. The project includes construction of shallow roadside swales, ditch bottom and curb inlets, approximately 4,900 linear feet of stormwater transmission pipes, and the relocation and installation of approximately 1,900 linear feet of water main lines.

Work started back in November 2018 and is expected to be completed by November 18. It was funded by Local Option Sales Tax dollars.

Pictured above and first two photos below: Work on a Cantonment draining project as seen last week. Pictured bottom three photos: The project on August 10. NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.

August 2019 photos below.

Comments

5 Responses to “Work Nearly Complete On $1.3 Million Carver Park Area Drainage Project”

  1. joseph holley on November 5th, 2019 11:24 pm

    I would like to thank everyone that was involved in this project. It was well overdue. Now if we can get some speed bumpers to try and slow the cars and motorcycles down would be an added plus.

  2. Alecia on November 5th, 2019 3:35 pm

    B AND W construction employees were a bunch of great guys!!!Thanks

  3. Alecia on November 5th, 2019 3:32 pm

    All of the workers were great,very friendly and willing to answer any questions the home owners had.

  4. Lewis on November 5th, 2019 9:24 am

    Great job! Now what is the plan for widening 297A like the rest of the road, just like it is all the way to Pine Forest. Also, making a smoother Railroad track crossover. In addition, a right turn lane at Muscogee Road is very much needed. This would allow traffic not to be backed up there at Muskogee and 297A.

  5. Well on November 5th, 2019 7:58 am

    It’s come a long ways. Looking good.

    Should be a betterment for the area.





Have a comment on this story?

We welcome your comments on this story, but there are some rules to follow::

(1) Be Nice. No comments that slander another, no racism, no sexism, no personal attacks.

(2) No Harrassing Comments. If someone says something bad about you, don't respond. That's childish.

(3) No Libel. That's saying something is not true about someone. Don't do it.

(4) Keep it clean. Nothing vulgar, obscene or sexually related. No profanity or obvious substitutions. Period.

(5) NorthEscambia.com reserves the right to remove any comments that violate our rules or we think to be inappropriate. We are not responsible for what is posted. Comments may not appear right away until they are approved by a moderator.

(6) Limit your comments to the subject in this story only, and limit comments to 300 words or less. Do not post copyrighted material. Comments will not be added to stories that are over 30 days old.

(7) No posts may advertise a commercial business or political group, or link to another commercial web site or political site of any kind.