Major Infrastructure Projects

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.

Special Note: The City of Abbeville is pleased to share that it will be receiving a grant of $3,950,000  from the South Carolina Infrastructure Investment Program and Rural Infrastructure Authority for the Upper Long Cane Waterline Project.  This waterline will serve to create a system loop on the north end of the City, improve water quality, and replace some aging sections of waterline while also expanding the City’s water service footprint to aid in future economic development projects.  The City is proud to be a part of this major investment in infrastructure across the state.”

Upcoming Projects

  • Henry-Hillcrest Waterline Replacement 
  • Upper Long Cane Waterline Project
  • Lowndesville Tie In Point
  • Opera House Streetscape
  • Raymond - Johnson CTC Project Project
  • Maple, Standpipe, Brooks CTC Project

Current Projects

North Main Waterline Project


Construction on the new North Main Waterline began in November of 2022.  A few things to be aware of:

  • Crews will work to make the interruptions to daily traffic on North Main as minimal as possible
  • Residents for whom it is not necessary to use North Main are encouraged to take alternative routes when possible once construction begins
  • Crews will be on site each day to direct traffic 

A bit about the North Main Waterline Project:

The North Main Waterline Project will replace the current waterline on North Main from Henry Street to the intersection of North Main and the Square with brand new Ductile Iron Pipe.  This much needed project will replace one of the oldest sections of waterline in the City, resulting in increased water quality and pressure.   The tentative timeline is for the project to finish up is in the Summer of 2023.

Infrastructure Project Map:

Public Utilities

Past Projects


  • McGowan Waterline Project

  • Additional Tie Ins to the New Vienna Street Substation

  • Hydro  Dam  Small Turbine Refurbishment 


  • Carbon Injection System at the City Water Plant

  • Mill Village Water Line Replacement



  • Hydro Dam Upgrades 

  • Wastewater Facility Upgrades


  • Repaving of Magazine, Chestnut, and Wilewood Streets 

  • City Parking lot behind the Belmont Inn

Parking Lot After


  • Completion of the Vienna Street Substation


  • Piedmont Tech/ Hwy. 72 Sewer Expansion



  • Electric System Upgrade



  • Water Plant Upgrade

Water Plant