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Carey Needham
Director, Capital Facilities

Oak Marr Pump Station Rehabilitation (WW-0000001-017)

Project Update: February 16, 2024

Archer Western Construction, LLC, the contractor, has initiated work at the pump station site. Construction activities are underway and will continue. Residents in the vicinity may expect the presence of construction vehicles, occasional noise, and material deliveries during this period.


Project Background

Oak Marr Sewer Pump Station was built in 1986. After nearly 37 years of service the station is in need of rehabilitation to ensure reliable 24/7 operation of the facilities for the next 30-years.

The existing conditions Oak Marr Pump Station.
The existing conditions Oak Marr Pump Station. Fairfax County photo.

Project Description

The project includes replacement of the existing aged equipment at the pumping station. The project will improve the operations and maintenance and provide better accessibility for operations and maintenance staff.

Project Location

The project is in the Oak Marr Courts community. Oak Marr Pump Station is located at 2913A Elmesmeade Court, Oakton, VA.

Oak Marr Pump Station site
Oak Marr Pump Station site.

Project Benefits

The benefits of the project are:

  • Improve sewer system reliability in the neighborhood.
  • Prevent costly future emergency repairs.
  • Reduce future risk of sanitary sewer overflows.
  • Reduce risks to public health and the environment.

Timeline

Construction activity is expected to begin in the fall 2023 and be substantially completed fall 2024.

What to Expect

Construction activities will be limited to the pump station property and easements.

Project Cost and Funding Source

The construction cost of the project is approximately $3.2 million. Wastewater construction projects are funded through the County’s Capital Improvement Program.

Construction of the Oak Marr Pump Station Rehab Project is estimated at between $1.5 million and $2 million. Wastewater construction projects are funded through the County’s Capital Improvement Program.

Contact

For more information, please the project manager Babak Ebrazi via email (Babak.Ebrazibakhshayesh@fairfaxcounty.gov) or call 571-585-9710.

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