Alexandria leaders will be on-hand on Thursday, July 14, for the unveiling and dedication of AlexRenew’s RiverRenew Tunnel Project.
The $454.4 million project will replace Old Town’s 19th century combined sewer system with a tunnel system, sewer infrastructure and improvements to AlexRenew’s wastewater treatment plant — all to prevent 130 million gallons of combined sewage from flowing from four outfalls into the Potomac River every year.
The dedication will be held on July 14 from 9 to 11:00 a.m. at the Alexandria Renew Education Center and Meeting Space (1800 Limerick Street).
The Virginia General Assembly mandated in 2017 that the project be completed by July 1, 2025. The groundbreaking for the project was held last fall.
The tunnel project is partially funded through a $321 million loan from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act and $50 million from the American Rescue Plan Act.
Late last month, a RiverRenew tunnel boring machine was delivered to the project site.
Bon voyage! It's full-steam ahead for the #ALXTBM!
Our paparazzo captured this shot of her loading onto the barge that'll take her up the Chesapeake Bay.
Stay tuned to learn how to catch a glimpse of her arrival in Alexandria the week of July 4! pic.twitter.com/4in4Oq3Kyy
— Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew) (@AlexandriaRenew) June 27, 2022
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