Broadway Avenue Water Main Replacement Project Open House October 15

(September 26, 2019) The Evansville Water and Sewer Utility will host a Public Open House on the Broadway Avenue Water Main Replacement Project Tuesday, October 15, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Howell General Baptist Church, 1520 Delmar Ave. The purpose of the meeting it to explain the project scope and answer questions from the public.

Mailers announcing the project were sent this summer to nearly 700 homes and businesses along the Broadway corridor and surrounding neighborhoods. Door hangers are being distributed starting this week to approximately 300 addresses that will be directly impacted by the work, and invitations will soon be mailed to nearly 700 addresses encouraging residents to attend the Public Open House.

The Broadway Avenue Water Main Replacement project will include the installation of over 11,000 feet of new 6-inch to 12-inch water main pipe along Broadway Avenue from Schutte Road to Red Bank Road, as well as along Frey Road from Broadway Avenue to the end of the public roadway. Related improvements include new valves and 26 fire hydrants throughout the corridor.

BMB, Inc. of Newburgh, Ind., was awarded the construction contract in the amount of $2.7 million. Works is anticipated to begin the week of October 14, 2019. The project is expected to be substantially complete in July 2020.

To learn more about this water main replacement projects as part of the Refresh Evansville Program, visit

Broadway Ave. Water Line Replacement Project Map