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Posted on: October 9, 2020

10/9/20 Road Project Update

2020 road projects

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

11/10

3

Spring 2021

Spring 2021

4

11/3*

11/27*

*phasing is dependent on winter weather conditions. The contractor will not begin stage 4 if forecasted temperatures would not allow paving operations to continue.

Stage 2: For the week of October 12th, the Contractor will continue storm sewer installation.  Anticipated to begin road work the week of October 26th with anticipated street paving for the week of November 2nd.  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.

Due to work on University Avenue, Stage 4 will be started before Stage 3 due to access issues.  Work on Stage 4 is anticipated to begin the week of November 9th.  The Contractor will be putting out door hangers closer to the start date to inform property owners of the start date.  As a reminder, please remove any items located within the street right-of-way (10-12 feet from the back of the curb) that you want to be salvaged.  This work is weather dependent.

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.

If you have questions about this project, please contact any of these people.

 

College Drive Project

Stage

Anticipated Start

Anticipated Completion

1

---

8/31

2

8/26

10/19

3

8/31

10/26

4

10/26

11/20

 

Stage 2 (73rd Street to 75th Street):  For the week of October 12th, the Contractor will be pouring concrete at intersections and begin grading driveways and sidewalk.  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 October 12th, the Contractor will be paving the street at the end of the week.  Driveway and sidewalk work is scheduled to begin the week of October 19th.  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 4 (78th Street to Harbach Blvd):  Work on Stage 4 is anticipated to begin the week of October 26th.  The Contractor will be putting out door hangers closer to the start date to inform property owners of the start date.  As a reminder, please remove any items located within the street right-of-way (10-12 feet from the back of the curb) that you want to be salvaged.  This work is weather dependent.

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.

If you have questions about this project, please contact any of these people.

 

Allison Avenue Project

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

10/20

2A

10/26

11/20

 

Stage 2 (middle of Allison to 64th Street):  For the week of October 12th, the Contractor will complete storm sewer installation.  Anticipated to begin road work the week of October 19th with anticipated street paving the week of October 26th.  The 64th Street intersection will be closed for storm sewer installation and paving operations.  Notice will be given.  Please find alternate routes when this occurs.  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.  

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 these people.

 

University Avenue Project

Phase

Anticipated Start

Anticipated Completion

1C

---

10/26

2A

Spring 2021

Spring 2021

2B

10/26

11/27

 

During the week of October 12th, the roadway between 68th Street and 73rd Street will be back to 2 way traffic.  Concrete work will continue.  Sidewalk construction and restoration will occur 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.  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.

If you have questions about this project, please contact any of these people.

 

2020 PCC Patching Project

During the week of October 12th,  work on the bridge will be completed and traffic will be back to normal.  It's anticipated that work will begin on the southbound lanes south of the railroad tracks near YMCA the week of October 19th.  Watch for traffic lane closures.  For everyone’s safety, monitor traffic control changes.  Do NOT follow trucks into the 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.

If you have questions about this project, please contact any of these people.

 

 

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