Savannah completes drain project

With the rainy season here, the $2.4 million drainage project on Bolton Street has been completed. The project took a little more than a month to complete and utilized funding from the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. The project is quite a milestone as Savannah used new trenchless pipelining technology to help with the drainage in the area. The 102-inch diameter line that was installed more than 150 years ago was lined using the cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) method. This was a structural repair. If the line deteriorates, the CIPP line will stay in place and has a lifespan of at least 50 years. The CIPP method will stabilize the structure and improve drainage flow by providing a smooth passageway, while

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