- Construction Dates: July 31 – October 28, 2017
- Contract Amount: $822,369.20
- Detour for Midland between Henry and Walnut will be on Vermont, Catherine, John, and Walnut. Henry and Linn will be closed at the intersection of Midland Street including one block on each side. Walnut to Litchfield will remain open with intermittent lane closures.
- A pedestrian detour is in effect for the areas of construction to protect pedestrians and accommodate access to the buildings along Midland Street.
The project includes complete street reconstruction from Henry to Walnut, including new sewer (separation of sanitary and storm sewers), water main, sidewalks, curb and gutter, and street lighting. The street will be resurfaced with asphalt and receive new street lighting from Walnut to Litchfield, without changes to the curb and gutter, sidewalk, and utilities. The project is being funded with electric, water and sewer utility funds, TIFA funding and Street funding. Shaw Contracting was the low bidder.
September 18 - 22: Finish Water Main installation and begin on Storm Sewer
September 25 - 29: Finish Storm Sewer and possibly move onto Street Reconstruction
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Farragut Street Watermain Replacement, 32nd to Fremont
- Construction Dates: Jul 10 - Sep 30, 2017
- Construction by City Forces
- 90% Complete
This project includes the replacement of the watermain with a history of breaks on the east side of Farragut.
The watermain and curb replacement are complete. Asphalt repairs and seeding are expected to begin September 25th and be complete by the end of September.
Independence Bridge Repairs
Construction Dates: October 2, 2017 – March 30, 2018
- Construction Low Bid: $1,451,208.65
- Single Lane Closures October 9 - November 15, 2017. Detour on Liberty Bridge January 2 - March 30, 2018
City Hall Parking Lot improvements
- Construction Dates: April 17 – June 2, 2017
- Construction Low Bid: $286,918.55
- Project is Complete and Open
- Construction Dates: May 1 – June 29, 2017
- Construction Low Bid: $258,630.40
- Project is Complete
- Detour (May 1- June 9) on Henry St., Thomas/Jenny Streets (M-25), and Euclid Avenue (M-13)
The project includes roadway asphalt milling and resurfacing, water main, curb and gutter, and sidewalks. Shaw Contracting was the low bidder.
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The City-wide Sidewalk Repair contract will begin soon. This program will repair sidewalks up to the budget cap of $300,000 per fiscal year. This construction contract is for three years, but the program is expected to continue for at least 15 years. The repairs will focus on elementary and middle schools, as well as parks for the first three years. Future direction is being determined. More information to come...
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a federal grant that funds several items in low to moderate income areas (as determined by the Census and HUD), including sidewalk and sidewalk ramp repairs.
Individual locations that qualify may be added to the program for construction beginning in the spring of 2018. Information and applications are available in the City Community Development Office. Limited funding is available.
Miscellaneous Concrete Repairs
The construction contract for miscellaneous concrete repairs (curb and gutter, pavement, etc. from utility work) began in August and will continue through the fall.
Patterson Avenue Resurfacing, Marquette to Smith
Construction Dates: August 28 - October 28, 2017
Construction Low Bid: $478,124
Detour on Marquette, Transit, and Smith
The project includes milling and resurfacing the existing asphalt, curb and gutter, watermain, and storm sewer placement. Federal funding is secured for the project.
Patterson Avenue will be closed to thru traffic throughout construction. Access will be maintained for local residents only. There will be brief periods of time when residents will be unable to access their driveways. Construction Management staff will coordinate with the individual impacted residents and provide at least two days of notice prior to driveway closure. If someone in the household needs special accommodation, please notify the Project Manager as soon as possible:
Traci Paige, P.E.
OHM - Project Manager
Rohde Brothers is currently replacing the Storm Sewer.
Fillmore Place, Trumbull to Park
- Construction Dates: August 28 - November 7, 2017
- Construction Low Bid: $649,745.75
Fillmore Place will be closed to thru traffic during construction. There will be a short-term detour on Trumbull Street while underground utilities are tied into the system. Passenger vehicles will follow Woodside, Johnson, and Center. Truck traffic will follow Woodside, Madison, and Center.
During construction, Fillmore Place will be closed to thru traffic. Access will be maintained for local residents only. There will be brief periods of time when residents will be unable to access their driveways. City Construction staff will coordinate with the individual impacted residents and provide at least two days of notice prior to driveway closure. If someone in the household needs special accommodation, please notify the Project Manager as soon as possible:
Louis Taylor, P.E,
Wade Trim - Project Manager
The Watermain is complete, and Storm Sewer construction will begin September 20.
- Construction Dates: May 1 – June 2, 2017
- Construction by City Forces
- Project is Complete
The Water Distribution Division will be performing water system improvements at three intersections on Midland Street including Kiesel Street, Warner Street, and Chilson Street. New 8” watermain will be installed at each intersection to replace existing 1.5” lead pipe watermains. This project has been identified in our lead abatement program and will improve water quality and fire flow to residents in this vicinity.