Open houses scheduled for 4-mile pipeline project

 LA MESA (KUSI) — The first of two open houses is scheduled Tuesday on a major pipeline project that could impact residents and businesses in La Mesa and Spring Valley.

The $28.6 million project will reline 4.3 miles of pipeline from Lake Murray to the Sweetwater Reservoir, according to the San Diego County Water Authority.

Early stages of the work, scheduled to begin later this month, could affect busy Baltimore Drive and Spring Street.

The Water Authority said the project could take until summer next year to complete. It is also expected to add 50 to 75 years to the life of the pipeline, which is 66 and 69 inches in diameter at various points along its length.

The first open house will take place at 6 p.m. at the corner of Baltimore and Bertro drives. Water Authority project staff will be on hand to provide information to residents.

A second open house is scheduled for Sept. 14 at Aztec Park in La Mesa. 

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