What is the Gravity Pipeline Project?

The Gravity Pipeline (GP) Project consists of the design, construction, permitting, start-up, commissioning, and closeout of approximately 17,600 feet of wastewater gravity FRP pipe inside a concrete-segment tunnel. The work includs three shafts and will interface directly with the Front of Plant (FoP) Project at the Receiving Lift Station (RLS). Work is being implemented under a Progressive Design-Build procurement process.

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July 2019

Silicon Valley Clean Water $495M Infrastructure Project Milestone Celebrated with Firsthand Look at Tunnel Boring Machine Before It Begins Two Years of Work Underground

Thank you for all who participated in and attended the event, the name revealing was a success!

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Silicon Valley Clean Water Officials, City and County Officials Announced Details of the U.S. EPA loan closing saving ratepayers $43M and Revealed the TBM Name Salus Local officials celebrated a major project milestone of the Silicon Valley Clean Water (SVCW) $495M Regional Environmental Sewer Conveyance Upgrade (RESCU) Program by gaining a firsthand look at the 16- foot diameter Tunnel Boring Machine before it begins two years of work underground. In addition, the United States Environmental Protection Agency announced the closing of a Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan that will help finance this project to protect public health and the San Francisco Bay while creating local jobs and reducing project costs. Local officials placed the name of the machine on the TBM exterior before it is fully assembled underground to begin boring 2.4 miles under the Redwood Shores Parkway right-of-way in Redwood City to further the infrastructure program.

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