Waterline Improvements a The Peaks of Otter

Peaks of Otter Blue Ridge Parkway
85554 Blue Ridge Parkway , Bedford, VA 24523

Department of Interioe, Forest Service
Ryan Pike
(865) 436-1224

Scope: Waterline Improvements at The peaks of Otter Developed Area

Details: Douglas P. Fleming, LLC’s ( DPF) work includes improving the water service facilities at the Peaks of Otter Developed Area on the Blue Ridge Parkway. DPF will be replacing the existing water lines providing drinking water from the supply wells to the water reservoirs then to each service connection and hydrant. The new water lines will be installed in the same alignment of the existing water lines. An existing large diameter, open channel water line will be replaced with a new pressure line and float valve. New meter boxes with meters and backflow prevention devices will be provided at all existing meter locations. Valves and valve boxes will be installed at existing and newly designated pipe intersections.

The area’s of work will also include the picnic area, maintenance area, offices, visitor center, campground and the nature center.

DPF mobilized onsite November 24, 2014.