Hogge Pond Outlet Replacement


City of Newport News


Newport News, Virginia

Key Challenges & Project Details

  • Project designed to permanently lower the water level in two acre Hogge Pond by 3.4 feet to increase storm water runoff capacity
  • Installation of temporary steel sheet cofferdams
  • Project consisted of installation of two 10 x 4 box culverts, supported by timber pile foundations
  • Pond bypassed using temporary pumps so that flows could continue from the pond to the James River outlet
  • Installation of a permanent weir using vinyl sheet piling with timber cap
  • Relocation of an 18″ ductile iron sanitary force main for the Hampton Roads Sanitation District
  • Force main remained in service by the use of line stops and temporary HDPE piping to eliminate service interruption.
  • Relocation of an 8″ ductile iron water main for the City of Newport News
  • Placement of new fill, guardrail, concrete driveway
  • Asphalt paving of Normandy Lane and Church Road
  • Completed project on time and under budget
  • No recordable or lost time injuries