New Jersey American Water continues infrastructure investments

New Jersey American Water announced millions of dollars’ worth of infrastructure investments Friday, part of its ongoing upgrades around the state.

The Camden-based utility said in a news release that it would be starting a $3.5 million project in Ocean City to replace 15,060 feet of water main, as well as a $1.1 million project in Roselle Park to replace 3,450 feet of main.

The projects also include replacement of hydrants and service lines.

The local, qualified contractors on the Ocean City project will be Perna Finnigan Inc. and Pioneer Pipe Contractors Inc., New Jersey American Water said. The project should conclude with final street restoration in fall 2020.

The contractor on the Roselle Park project will be Montana Construction Inc., with final street restoration slated for summer.