Biloxi's post-Katrina water & sewer work about to begin

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The city of Biloxi is finally ready to rebuild its Katrina damage water and sewer system.

Tuesday, Mayor A.J. Holloway will ask the city council to approve the first construction project in the $355 million infrastructure repair and replacement work.

The first work will be done in the Ancient Oaks subdivision west of the Sunkist Golf Course.

The $1.36 million federally-funded contract will involve removing and replacing about 7,800 feet of damaged 6-inch and 8-inch water and sewer lines, repairing storm drains, rebuilding a wastewater pump station, and repairing any part of the roadway damaged during the work.

Work is expected to begin in several weeks. Dozens of other neighborhoods will see similar work in the coming months.

Click to read more details on the project and to see a map of the areas where infrastructure work will be done.

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