Downtown Storm Sewer

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This multi-phase project will accommodate growth, improve drainage systems and repair the pavement along the project area. Phase 1 includes drainage improvements and pavement repair along the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) from Mckinney Street to Hickory Street and on Oak Street from Oakland Street to the UPRR. Phase 2 will include similar improvements including drainage upgrades and pavement repair along the UPRR ROW from Hickory Street to Mulberry Street, Mulberry Street from the UPRR to Russell Street, and on Sycamore Street from Industrial Street to Bell Street. Construction is expected to begin after the design is complete.

Project Status

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This multi-phase project will accommodate growth, improve drainage systems and repair the pavement along the project area. Phase 1 includes drainage improvements and pavement repair along the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) from Mckinney Street to Hickory Street and on Oak Street from Oakland Street to the UPRR. Phase 2 will include similar improvements including drainage upgrades and pavement repair along the UPRR ROW from Hickory Street to Mulberry Street, Mulberry Street from the UPRR to Russell Street, and on Sycamore Street from Industrial Street to Bell Street. Construction is expected to begin after the design is complete.

Project Status

Phase 1 (McKinney Street to Hickory Street and Oak Street from Oakland Street to UPRR)

Phase 2 (Hickory Street to Mulberry Street, Mulberry Street to Russell Street, and Sycamore Street from Industrial Street to Bell Street)

  • Phase 1 and Phase 2 Construction Update

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    Construction activities are progressing for Phase 1 (McKinney Street to Hickory Street and Oak Street from Oakland Street to UPRR) of the project. Crews are completing construction and motorists are reminded to adhere to all posted construction signage along the project route. Phase 2 (Hickory Street to Mulberry Street, Mulberry Street to Russell Street, and Sycamore Street from Industrial Street to Bell Street) is currently in the bid, advertise, and award phase. Once complete, Phase 2 will progress to the construction phase. At this time, an estimated construction scheduled will be shared.

  • Phase 1 Construction Scheduled to Begin Monday, Feb. 1, 2021

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    Phase 1 of the project is located at McKinney Street to Hickory Street and Oak Street from Oakland Street to the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR). Weather permitting, the timeline for construction in this phase is Monday, Feb. 1 until Friday, Sept. 10.

    To allow crews to safely complete construction, the following roadways will have intermittent lane closures in place while crews are present:

    • McKinney Street from Railroad Avenue to Bell Avenue;
    • Oak Street at Bell Street to the UPRR; and
    • Bell Avenue from McKinney Street to Hickory Street

    One lane of traffic will remain open in each direction throughout construction. Signage will be posted to alert motorists of the temporary traffic restrictions and reduced speed limit in the construction area.

  • Phase 1 Construction Timeline Update

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    A notice to proceed for construction activities has been issued for Phase 1 of this project. Construction for Phase 1 (Oak Street from Oakland Street to the UPRR) is expected to begin in the coming weeks. Construction for Phase 1 is currently expected to be complete by September 2021.

    The design for Phase 2 is continuing to progress and is expected to be complete by January 2021. Right-of-way agreements are required for this phase of the project and may impact the tentative timeline. Following the completion of the design phase, the project will begin the bid/advertise/award phase.