The City of Abbeville’s Public Utilities and Public Works Departments both participate in a myriad of infrastructure upgrades from the roads and sidewalks to the City’s Electrical System. The below projects are either recently completed, underway, or planned for the immediate future.
*Please note this list does not include the many smaller projects which take place each year.
Planned Projects for 2021-2022
McGowan Avenue Water Line
Additional Tie Ins to the New Vienna Street Substation
(Relieving the load on some of the City’s Older Substations)
Sidewalks and Lighting behind Opera House
(Hospitality and State Funding)
Electrical Distribution System (Ongoing)
The City is working to implement the complete electrical upgrade plan which includes the modernization of Substations, Lines, Transformers, and other electrical infrastructure. Some examples of these major upgrades include the completed Vienna Street Substation and the planned Duke Redudancy Tie In.
Carbon Injection System at the City Water Plant
Wastewater Facility Upgrades
Mill Village Water Line Replacement
Oakland Avenue Storm Water (General Fund)
Hydro Dam Upgrades
(Utilities Funding Only)
Repaving of Magazine, Chestnut, and Wilewood Streets