Ottawa Industrial Park

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Ottawa Industrial Park

PROJECT: Extend Public Infrastructure/Municipal Services to Ottawa Industrial Park

Grant Amount: $1,980,462

Agency: U.S. Department of Commerce – Economic Development Administration (EDA)

Program: Public Works

Applicant/Grantee: City of Ottawa

Total Construction Cost: $ 3,960,924

Infrastructure Project Description: The project will prepare approximately 78 acres of city-owned property with the construction of approximately 1,600 l.f. roadway, 5,500 l.f. of sanitary sewer main, 8,000 l.f. of watermain, 3,100 l.f. of storm watermain, storm water drainage and detention facilities, and 2,800 l.f. of railroad spur. Sanitary sewer and water lines will be bored under the CSX railroad and the I & M Canal and connect to the existing system on Canal Road. The project also includes the purchase of approximately 8.71 acres of private property for the installation of the rail spur. Construction is expected to start in the spring of 2013 and be completed by November 2014.

The City of Ottawa is looking to attract downstream users of titanium powder being produced in the industrial park by International Titanium Powder (ITP). ITP’s Ottawa plant has the first in the world plant of producing titanium powder using the Armstrong ProcessTM.