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Posted on: September 18, 2020

9/18/20 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

10/24

2A

10/26

11/18


Stage 1 (66th Street to the middle of Allison): For the week of September 21st, the Contractor will finish backfilling behind the curb and around driveways and seed the following week. All work is weather dependent.

Stage 2 (middle of Allison to 64th Street): For the week of September 21st, the Contractor will finish sanitary sewer repairs and begin storm sewer installation. This work is anticipated to take three weeks. It’s anticipated that road grading work will begin the week of October 12th. The intersection of 64th Street and Allison Avenue is anticipated to be closed starting the week of October 26th. 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.

Weekly updates are posted on the City’s website on Friday afternoons: https://www.windsorheights.org/489/2020-Street-Project-Update

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 questions about this project, please contact any of the people at the bottom of the 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

9/14

11/3

3

Possibly spring 2021

Possibly spring 2021

4

Spring 2021

Spring 2021

Stage 1: For the week of September 21st, the Contractor will begin restoration work including backfilling with seeding the following week.

Stage 2: For the week of September 21st, the Contractor will finish water service installation and sanitary sewer repairs. With water service installation, residents will experience short disruption to water. Once water main and sanitary sewer work is complete, they will begin working on storm sewer. It’s 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 to be 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.

Stage 3: Residents with rock driveways: a temporary asphalt driveway will be installed if roadwork will not be completed before winter. This will be determined prior to winter. We will make contact with door hangers before completing this work.

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.

Weekly updates are posted on the City’s website on Friday afternoons: https://www.windsorheights.org/489/2020-Street-Project-Update

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 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 21st, the Contractor will be will begin restoration work including backfilling and seeding the following week. They will also be installing mailboxes. The tops of the intakes at 75th Street and 76th Street will be installed along with pouring concrete around them.

Stage 2 (73rd Street to 75th Street): For the week of September 21st, the Contractor will finish storm sewer and install drain tile in the roadway. It’s anticipated that road grading work will begin the week of September 28th. 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 21st, the Contractor will finish installing storm sewer. Installation of drain tile along the roadways will be completed the following week. The east half of Plaza Circle will be open for residents to access College Drive. It’s anticipated that road grading work will begin the week of October 5th. 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.

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.

University Avenue 

The anticipated schedule for each phase of the first half of the project is in the table below. 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

10/26

11/27


During the week of September 21st , the Contractor will begin road grading operations. Site restoration will continue on the north side of the roadway between 70th Street and 73rd Street along with electrical work. 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.

Some of the work may be delayed due to wet conditions from the last week of rain.

Weekly updates are posted on the City’s website on Friday afternoons: https://www.windsorheights.org/489/2020-Street-Project-Update

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 at the bottom of this page.

PCC Patching

During the week of September 21st, work on the bridge approaches over Walnut Creek on 73rd Street will continue with concrete work on the outside lanes in both directions. Traffic will remain on the center lanes and work will continue on the outside lanes. Both north and southbound 73rd Street will be reduced to 1 lane in each direction for the duration of the project. For everyone’s safety, monitor traffic control changes. Do NOT follow trucks into the work zone.

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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