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City of Sarasota Utility Infrastructure Project Ahead of Schedule

22 Dec 2017 1:41 PM | Anonymous

The replacement of approximately 3.7 miles (20,000 linear feet) of 40+ year old potable water mains and related infrastructure in the City of Sarasota is over half way complete, on budget and ahead of schedule.

As part of the US 41 AC Water Main Replacement project, which started in May of 2017, the installation of 3 to 16 inch water mains has mainly been located in the Arlington Park Neighborhood area. The remaining areas of major work include US 41 by Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Bahia Vista from US 41 to School Ave. and School Ave. from Bahia Vista to Payne Park. The project will be completed in winter of 2018. The project team includes Atkins Global and Jon F. Swift Construction.

“Numerous repairs to the subject mains and related infrastructure have increased over the years and this project is intended to harden some of the City’s infrastructure with modern materials,” said William Swick, Project Manager at the City of Sarasota. “At the project’s completion, the neighborhoods will have increased fire protection, a larger water capacity for service and a sound distribution system.”

For more information about this project including an overview of the project, proposed construction schedule, project up-dates and answers frequently asked questions visit A link to the website is also posted on the City of Sarasota website and can be found by clicking on the construction hard hat on the homepage.

About Jon F. Swift Construction, Inc.

Jon F. Swift Construction, Inc. is recognized as one of the area’s leading commercial contractors, serving Sarasota and Manatee County public and private sector clients for 35 years. The company has a proven history of providing high quality construction services for commercial, institutional and municipal projects and offers a wide array of services to meet their client’s needs including general contracting, construction management, design/build and estimating. For more information, visit

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