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Underground Flow Equalization System

UFES Project Update – August 13, 2021

Phase 3 and Pipeline Work for the Clean Water Program’s UFES Project Progressing

The City’s contractors continue to make steady progress on Phase 3 construction of the UFES project at the Event Center site. Over 80 percent of the work related to excavation of the soil inside the shoring system is complete, and is expected to be 100 percent complete this summer. Increased truck traffic will continue to and from South Delaware Street. Approved work hours at the Event Center site are between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Pipeline installation work continues along Saratoga Drive, and similar work is expected to begin along South Delaware Street within the next several months. Approved work hours for work along Saratoga Drive are between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Traffic control measures remain in place. Signs are placed in specific areas to provide direction and ensure the safety of drivers.

*Construction schedules and traffic patterns are subject to change.

UFES construction photoExcavation progress at the Event Center Site, looking northeast, as of August 2021

Stay Connected with the UFES Project

The Clean Water Program’s UFES construction is well underway and we want to keep you informed. The team established multiple information channels for residents and business owners to stay connected.

  • Sign up for construction alerts (text the word UFES to 1-833-321-0231), email us at or call our hotline at 1-650-522-7250.
  • You can also visit our UFES project page to see project details and sign up for our e-newsletter. If you don’t want to opt in, but still want information, bookmark the link where we post our updates to the project website.