project overview


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Project Overview:

The overall project consisted of approximately 28,000 LF of 72” diameter, 66” diameter and 42” diameter relief sewer from the Authority’s wastewater treatment plant in Little Ferry, NJ to a connection with an existing sewer  in the City of Englewood, NJ. Work also included the crossing of the Hackensack River, railroad crossings, the crossing of the NJ Turnpike and State Highway Route 46, microtunneling and jack and bore operations, stream crossing and conventional open cut sewer construction. Additional work included was the construction of concrete junction chambers including temporary bypass pumping.

  • 900 LF subaqueous crossing of the Hackensack River with 72” RCP.
  • 5,750 LF of 72” RCP through urban neighborhoods and RR by microtunneling (9 drives).
  • 255 LF of 72” RCP under RR tracks using conventional pipe jacking.
  • Nine shafts using steel sheeting, soldier pile & lagging and cast-in-place concrete caissons to a depth of 52 feet.
  • 3,000 LF of 72” fiberglass pipe in open cut plus three cast-in-place concrete chambers.
  • Geology - Mixed ground, Sand, gravel, silts and clays.


Bergen County, NJ




Bergen County Utilities Authority
Foot of Merhoff Road, Little Ferry, NJ  07643

Contact Information:

Kevin Wynn, P.E.
Hatch Mott MacDonald