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Posted on: August 28, 2020

8/28/20 Road Project Update

2020 road projects







Allison Avenue

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

Stage

Anticipated Start

Anticipated Completion

1

---

8/31

2

8/31

10/17

2A

10/19

11/11


Stage 1 (66th Street to middle of Allison): For the week of August 31st, the Contractor will begin backfilling behind the curb and around driveways with seeding anticipated to be the week of September 8th. The Contractor will be providing a notice for when mailboxes are to be set out, it’s anticipated mailboxes to be installed the week of August 31st. All work is weather dependent. Please remember to place garbage, recycling and yard waste out at the end of your driveway by 5 PM Thursday for the contractor to pick up. Pickup times are different for each item, so they may not be returned at the same time. Temporary mailboxes will be used until the street is open to traffic.

Stage 2 (middle of Allison to 64th Street): For the week of August 31st, the Contractor will begin removing pavement and driveways. Those affected residents have been notified. Sanitary sewer repair and storm sewer work is schedule for the week of September 8th. As a reminder, please remove any items located within the street right-of-way (10-12 feet from back of curb) that you want salvaged. Please remember to place garbage, recycling and yard waste out at the end of your driveway by 5 PM Thursday for the Contractor to pick up. Pickup times are different for each item, so they may not be returned at the same time. Temporary mailboxes will be used until the street is open to traffic.

There are public information forums held by Zoom at 2 PM on Friday afternoons for each project as well: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89327380827?pwd=VGI3M1VJRjYzdFRmT3c0VHBURTF6dz09

City Councilmembers will also be delivering updates to each property affected by the project until construction is completed.

The contracted completion date for the entire project is November 27th. At this time, the Contractor is scheduled to hit that target date. The Contractor is not contractually obligated to hit each of the target dates for each of the phases. The dates listed above are to serve as references. We will communicate changes in these dates should they arise.

If you have any questions, please contact the people at the bottom of this page.

Click here to view the recording of the weekly public construction meeting.


69th Street 

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

Stage

Anticipated Start

Anticipated Completion

1

---

9/5

2

9/8

10/26

3

Possibly spring 2021

Possibly spring 2021

4

Likely spring 2021

Likely spring 2021


For the week of August 31st, the Contractor will be pouring sidewalk and driveways on the east side of the road. It is anticipated that residents can get in their driveways the week of August 31st. The Contractor will follow with restoring and seeding disturbed yards. Please remember to place garbage, recycling and yard waste out at the end of your driveway by 5 PM Thursday for the contractor to pick up. Pickup times are different for each item, so they may not be returned at the same time.

Stage 2 is anticipated to begin the week of September 8th. The Contractor will begin with removing street pavement along with driveways and sidewalk. Once the pavement is removed, they will begin working on storm sewer and water services. The Contractor will put out door hangers letting those affected when cars need to be removed from their driveways approximately one week prior to construction. As a reminder, please remove any items located within the street right-of-way (10-12 feet from back of curb) that you want salvaged.

There are public information forums held by Zoom at 2 PM on Friday afternoons for each project as well: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89327380827?pwd=VGI3M1VJRjYzdFRmT3c0VHBURTF6dz09

City Councilmembers will also be delivering updates to each property affected by the project until construction is completed.

If you have questions about this project, please contact the list of people at the bottom of this page.

Click here to view the recording of the weekly public construction meeting.


College Drive

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

Stage

Anticipated Start

Anticipated Completion

1

---

8/31

2

8/26

10/7

3

8/31

10/20

4

10/20

11/20


Stage 1 (75th Street to Plaza Circle): For the week of August 31st, the Contractor will be will be pouring driveways and sidewalk on the west half of driveway. Its anticipated that residents may start using their driveways the week of August 31st. The contractor will follow with restoring and seeding disturbed yards. All work is weather dependent. Please remember to place garbage, recycling and yard waste out at the end of your driveway by 5 PM Thursday for the contractor to pick up. Pickup times are different for each item, so they may not be returned at the same time.

Stage 2 (73rd Street to 75th Street): For the week of August 31st, the contractor will be working on water services from the water main to the stop box and sanitary sewer main repairs. In order to connect new water services, your water will be off. It’s anticipated that the water will be off for a short period of time. Please remember to place garbage, recycling and yard waste out at the end of your driveway by 5 PM Thursday for the contractor to pick up. Pickup times are different for each item, so they may not be returned at the same time. Temporary mailboxes will be used until the street is open to traffic.

Stage 3 (Plaza Circle to 78th Street): For the week of August 31st, the Contractor will begin pavement removals along with sidewalk and driveway removals. The week of September 8th, work will begin on storm sewer starting at Plaza Circle and working west. The east half of Plaza Circle will be open for residents to access College Drive. Please remember to place garbage, recycling and yard waste out at the end of your driveway by 5 PM Thursday for the contractor to pick up. Pickup times are different for each item, so they may not be returned at the same time. Temporary mailboxes will be used until the street is open to traffic. As reminder, please remove any items located within the street right-of-way (10-12 feet from back of curb) that you want salvaged.


There are public information forums held by Zoom at 2 PM on Friday afternoons for each project as well: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89327380827?pwd=VGI3M1VJRjYzdFRmT3c0VHBURTF6dz09

City Councilmembers will also be delivering updates to each property affected by the project until construction is completed.

If you have questions about this project, please contact any of the people listed at the bottom of the page.

Click here to view the recording of the weekly public construction meeting.


University Avenue 

The anticipated schedule for each phase of the first half of the project is in the table below. A map of the phases is found at the end of this letter. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts. Elder Corp is working on a plan to transition into either Phase 2A or 2B. At this time, they plan to begin work on 2B before 2A.

Phase

Anticipated Start

Anticipated Completion

1C

---

10/16

2A

Possibly Spring 2021

Possibly Spring 2021

2B

10/19

11/27


During the week of August 31st, the Contractor will start storm sewer installation at 70th Street. Sidewalk construction and restoration will occur on the north side of the roadway between 70th St and 73rd St along with electrical work. Once the storm sewer is installed, they will begin roadway grading. Work on traffic signals between 70th Street and 73rd Street will take place. The 70th St intersection is anticipated to be closed until the end of September. All work is weather dependent. All businesses are open. For everyone’s safety, monitor traffic control changes and no texting while driving. Watch for construction workers and the added construction truck traffic. Do NOT follow trucks into work zone.

There are public information forums held by Zoom at 2 PM on Friday afternoons for each project as well: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89327380827?pwd=VGI3M1VJRjYzdFRmT3c0VHBURTF6dz09

City Councilmembers will also be delivering updates to each property affected by the project until construction is completed.

Click here to view the recording of the weekly public construction meeting.

If you have questions about this project, please contact any of the following people:

 

Dave Burgess

Mayor

515-720-9250

dburgess@windsorheights.org


Mike Jones

City Councilmember, Mayor Pro Tem

515-238-5105

Mike.jones@windsorheights.org


Susan Skeries

City Councilmember

515-250-2206

Susan.skeries@windsorheights.org


Threase Harms

City Councilmember

515-975-5299

tharms@windsorheights.org


Joseph Jones

City Councilmember

515-419-1151

Joseph.jones@windsorheights.org


Mike Loffredo

City Councilmember

515-250-1464

Mike.loffredo@windsorheights.org


Dalton Jacobus

Public Works Director

515-645-6825

djacobus@windsorheights.org


Justin Ernst

City Engineer

515-259-9190 x 2786

justin.ernst@bolton-menk.com

 




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