EFSDS Middlebelt Transport Storage Tunnel Project Overview

The project will consist of the construction of approximately 7,600 lineal feet of 9’-0” dia. tunnel to provide additional sewage capacity for the existing Farmington gravity sewer interceptor located on Middlebelt Road between 13 Mile Road and I-696. The tunnel will vary in depth from 40’ to 80’ below the surface of Middlebelt Road and will have a storage volume of 3.7 million gallons. Wade Trim, Inc.  has been selected as the design engineer for the project. Wade Trim and NTH will assist the WRC with Construction Administration. In addition, Ric-Man Construction has been awarded the contract to construct the project subject to funding. Construction is anticipated to begin in the fall of 2014. Tom Maxwell, P.E., is the WRC engineer assigned to the project. The project cost is $36,855,000 and will be financed through the State Revolving Fund (SRF).