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FORMOSA BLVD

 Our goal

The goal of this construction project is to make our community better by improving our service and reliability. Start and completion dates are subject to change and do not include final restoration of the project area. Periodically we will provide updates to this page regarding the project’s progress. We thank you for your patience.

 

​Section of Formosa Blvd. closed for a sewer rehabilitation project


UPDATE - November 18​, 2020

Construction activities are underway for the sewer rehabilitation project on Formosa Blvd. For everyone's safety, vehicles can only exit from Formosa Blvd. on to Formosa Gardens Blvd. (please see map​). The anticipated project completion date remains February 2021. Schedules could vary according to weather and unforeseen circumstances. Updates on the project will be provided on this page. ​

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UPDATE - September 21, 2020

Site preparation activities are underway in the area and the sewer rehabilitation project is expected to begin on Monday, September 28. For safety vehicles can only exit from Formosa Blvd. onto Formosa Gardens Blvd. The project is expected to be completed by February 2021. Schedules could vary according to weather and unforeseen circumstances. Updates on the project will be provided on this page. 

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UPDATE - July 30, 2020

Project construction has been delayed due to the discovery of additional required work at the lift station. This has extended the scope of the project and its timeline. The assessment and design have been completed. The project is expected to be completed and the road reopened by February 2021.

Updates on the project will be provided on this page.  

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UPDATE - March 27, 2020​

Toho Water Authority is announcing the temporary lane closure on Formosa Blvd. between Formosa Gardens Blvd. and Drifting Lilly Loop / Lotus Ct. Traffic will only be able exit onto Formosa Gardens Blvd.

The closure is necessary to install a bypass pump for the sewer lift station and related safety equipment to allow evaluation and construction at the lift station. A timeframe for the road reopening to two-way traffic is being determined.

Motorists and pedestrians are urged to use caution when approaching these areas. Speed limits may be reduced in certain areas. Signage will be placed as needed to keep the traveling public informed of the project. ​

Updates on the project will be provided on this page.​​

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UPDATE - December 16, 2019

Toho Water Authority has reopened the section of Formosa Blvd. between Formosa Gardens Blvd. and Drifting Lilly Loop / Lotus Ct. to traffic. Sections of sidewalks near the lift station remain closed for safety.

The lift station rehabilitation progress is as follows: 

  • Initial grouting operations for the lift station have been completed.

  • The lift station rehabilitation design has been completed.

  • The project is currently out to bid.

  • Rehabilitation of the lift station is expected to begin in February 2020 and be completed by the summer of 2020. Schedules could vary according to weather and unforeseen circumstances.

As the rehabilitation project gets underway, the section of Formosa Blvd. between Formosa Gardens Blvd. and Drifting Lilly Loop / Lotus Ct. is expected to close to thru-traffic for a period of time.

Updates on the project will be provided on this page.  

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April 12, 2019 – Toho Water Authority is announcing the closure of Formosa Blvd. between Formosa Gardens Blvd. and Drifting Lilly Loop / Lotus Ct. (see map) The closure is necessary to conduct a sewer rehabilitation project on a lift station in the area. 

Motorists can enter and exit Formosa Blvd. via Funie Steed Rd. Detours for pedestrians are also posted in the area.    

Motorists and pedestrians are urged to use caution when approaching these areas. Speed limits may be reduced in certain areas. Signage will be placed as needed to keep the traveling public informed of the project. 

The project is expected to be completed by November 2019.  Schedules could vary according to weather and unforeseen circumstances.
The lift station is currently offline. Partial closure of Formosa Blvd. was necessary so bypass equipment could be installed to maintain sewer flow.  

NEXT STEPS FOR LIFT STATION

  • Stabilization of the lift station using grout injection technology

  • Assessment of the lift station’s condition

  • Repairs made to bring lift station online

  • Road reopened
     

TEMPORARY INCONVENIENCES

  • Noise and vibrations

  • Barricades and fencing for safety

  • Trucks, machinery and equipment
     

SAFETY

  • Children are often curious about construction work. Keep them away from the construction site at all times to avoid accidents.

  • If you become aware of a public safety emergency, please call 911 immediately.

  • Please call T​oho Water Authority’s Customer Service Department if you need any additional information at (407) 944-5000.