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Posted on: September 4, 2020

9/4/20 Road Project Updates

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 September 8th, the Contractor will finish backfilling behind the curb and around driveways, seed and finish mailbox installation that is not completed yet. All work is weather dependent.

Stage 2 (middle of Allison to 64th Street): For the week of September 8th, the Contractor will begin sanitary sewer repairs and storm sewer installation (this work is anticipated to take three weeks). 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. The temporary mailboxes for stage 2 are at the intersection of 64th Street.

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.

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

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


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


Stage 1: For the week of September 8th, the Contractor will begin restoration work including backfilling and seeding. Residents have access to their driveways.

Stage 2: For the week of September 8th, the Contractor will begin pavement and driveway removals. Once the pavement is removed, they will begin working on storm sewer and water services (anticipated to be the end of the week). It is anticipated pipe work will take three weeks. All work is weather dependent. 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.

If you experience problems or have any questions or concerns specific to your water, please contact the DMWW Project Manager, Carla Schumacher, at 515-323-6227 (office) orcschumacher@dmww.com.

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 people at the bottom of the page.

 

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 September 8th, the Contractor will be will begin restoration work including backfilling and seeding. They will also be installing mailboxes. The tops of the intakes at 75th Street and 76th Street will be installed later in the week and then they will pour the concrete box outs for these intakes and the adjacent sidewalks that have not yet been poured sometime the week of the 14th.

Stage 2 (73rd Street to 75th Street): For the week of September 8th, the Contractor will be working on water main and storm sewer. Water will need to be shut off to complete the water main installation and notices will be given to the affected residents. It is anticipated that road grading work will begin the week of September 21st. 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 3 (Plaza Circle to 78th Street): For the week of September 8th, the Contractor will begin installing storm sewer starting at Plaza Circle and working west. Storm sewer work is expected to take approximately three weeks. The east half of Plaza Circle will be open for residents to access College Drive. 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  or each item, so they may not be returned at the same time. Temporary mailboxes will be used until the street is open to traffic.

If you experience problems or have any questions or concerns specific to your water, please contact the DMWW Project Manager, Carla Schumacher, at 515-323-6227 (office) or cschumacher@dmww.com.

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 people at the bottom of the page.


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 September 8th, the Contractor will continue storm sewer installation at 70th Street. Sidewalk construction and restoration will occur on the north side of the roadway between 70th Street and 73rd Street 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 Street 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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