Work on the proposed Kent Street sidewalk has been rescheduled for 2019.
The contractor has miscellaneous punch list items to complete before shutting it down for the year.
The contractor will finish sawing joints into the pavement and restoring boulevards the week of November 5th, weather permitting.
Installation of the asphalt pavement on Valley View Court and Wilshire Circle has been rescheduled to Monday, October 29th due to rain that is forecast for this Friday. Paving under heavy rain will cause unintended results that negatively affect the quality of the pavement.
The wear course on Snail Lake Boulevard and Crystal Avenue will be paved today, along with work to stabilize the road base on Valley View Court and Wilshire Circle today. The pavement is scheduled to go on Valley View Court and Wilshire Circle the week of October 22nd. The exact date for paving has not yet been determined.
Work to install the sidewalk on Kent Street is being postponed until the apartment complex completes their parking lot and driveway paving project. As the project nears completion, please remember to continue to use caution while driving through the work zone and next to heavy equipment.
The contractor is currently prepping driveways and working on raising street manholes and gate valves in preparation for paving. The road base on Valley View Court and Wilshire Circle is scheduled for stabilization by emulsion oil injection on Wednesday, October 17, weather permitting.
The contractor is working to complete the installation of concrete curb and gutter on Valley View Court and Wilshire Circle. Residents on Wilshire Circle are asked to avoid driving on the new curb until Monday, October 8th. Residents on Valley View Court can park their cars in front of their homes from 7 PM to 7 AM but are asked to not drive on the new curb until 7 days after it has been installed. Thank you for your continued cooperation and patience during this project, it is greatly appreciated.The first layer of asphalt on Snail Lake Boulevard is scheduled to be paved the morning of Saturday, October 6th, weather permitting. You can drive on the new asphalt once the contractor finishes rolling it. Please anticipate some delay during work to install the new pavement. For your safety and those around you, please continue to be cautious while driving through the work zone, and next to heavy equipment and construction personnel.
The contractor is currently prepping road base on Snail Lake Boulevard, Crystal Avenue, Valley View Court, and Wilshire Circle for stabilization by injection of emulsified asphalt oil. The stabilization of the road base is scheduled for Thursday, October 4th, weather permitting. All roads under construction will continue to be closed to thru traffic. Work to finish repairing the trails and pedestrian ramps is also scheduled for the week of October 1st.
Paving will begin on Friday, September 14 and may continue into Saturday, September 15 on Churchill Circle, Churchill Court, Churchill Street, Robinhood Circle, Robinhood Place, Mercury Drive West, Mound Avenue, and Oxford Street North.
Please do not park on the street from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. , or until the contractor has finished paving.
You may be delayed if the contractor is paving in front of your driveway or at the intersection. You can drive on the new pavement once the contractor has finished rolling and compacting it. Please note that a tack coat will be applied to the road on Mound Avenue to help bind the two layers of asphalt. Drive slowly to prevent the material getting on your car.
Concrete curb replacement on Wilshire Circle, Crystal Avenue, and Valley View Court has begun. The old pavement is scheduled to be reclaimed the week of September 17.
Work is taking place on raising street manholes and gate valves in preparation for paving in Phase 1 areas north of Highway 96. Sod restoration and paving is scheduled for the week of September 10 depending on the weather.
Work will begin on Phase 2 streets, south of Highway 96, starting September 7 on Snail Lake Boulevard, which will be closed to thru traffic and open to local residents only. Access to county parks will be available. A detour will be in place for all thru traffic. Work will begin on Wilshire Circle, Crystal Avenue, and Valley View Court in the next two to three weeks as they progress down Snail Lake Boulevard.
The contractor is currently removing concrete curb and making repairs to the existing catch basins on Churchill Circle, Churchill Court, Churchill Street, Robinhood Circle, Robinhood Place, and Mound Avenue. The new curb is scheduled to be installed on Monday, August 20th dependent on the weather and any major delays. If you have any existing curb at your driveway entrance that is being replaced, please have your vehicles that you will need for the next several days out of your driveway by 7:00 AM, August 20th. Once the new concrete curb is installed, it will need 7 days, or 3 days at the minimum, to gain the strength necessary to support the weight of a passenger vehicle or else it will get damaged. You can park in your driveway if only a portion of the curb is being replaced and there is still enough room for your vehicle to pass at the driveway entrance. If not, then you are allowed to park on the street in-front of your home during this time.
The contractor will begin curb work on Snail Lake Boulevard the week of August 20th, and follow that up with work on Crystal Avenue, Wilshire Circle, and Valley View Court. The sidewalk construction on Kent Street is yet to be determined but will most likely occur sometime near the end of August following the street rehab work. Please use caution when driving through the construction zone for your own safety and for those around you. We also ask that all parents talk with your children about the dangers of the construction site.
The contractor has finished reclaiming the roads in Phase 1 of the project and will follow that up with grading and prepping the road base for stabilization by injection of an asphalt emulsion mix. The contractor will also be removing concrete curb and gutter that has been marked along the roads for replacement. If you have an irrigation system or invisible fence within 5 feet of a street curb that has been marked for removal, we ask that you mark them with flags, spray paint, stakes, or laths so that they can be easily seen and protected when work takes place.
The contractor arrived August 2nd to start work on Phase 1 of the project. Phase 1 work will take place on Churchill Circle, Churchill Court, Churchill Street, Robinhood Circle, Robinhood Place, and Mound Avenue. The early stages of Phase 1 involves lowering the existing road manholes and gate valves in preparation for the pavement reclamation, and will be followed up with removals of marked curb and gutter. The reclamation of the existing pavement will follow removals, and is scheduled for mid-August if no major delays are encountered.
Phase 2 of the project will take place on Crystal Avenue, Kent Street, Snail Lake Boulevard, Wilshire Circle, and Valley View Court. The current schedule has Phase 2 work starting in early October.
Notification of the upcoming work has been sent out to residents in the project areas of Churchill Circle, Churchill Court, Churchill Street, Mercury Drive West, Mound Avenue, Oxford Street North, Robinhood Circle, and Robinhood Place. Since the notifications were sent out, the contractor has had to push the start date up due to unfavorable weather conditions. The work is now expected to start July 31st.
Work on Crystal Avenue, Snail Lake Boulevard, Valley View Court, and Wilshire Circle is scheduled to begin the week of September 3rd assuming no major delays will be encountered during the course of the project.
Bids were received for the project and the Council awarded the project to Valley Paving at the June 18th Council meeting. Once a schedule has been established for the project an information letter about the project will be sent to the residents in the project areas.
A drawing of the streets included in the project is attached.
Project will consist of the rehabilitation of the pavement for the streets segments shown on the drawing. The pavement rehabilitation will consist of the reclaiming of the existing bituminous surface, adding emulsified asphalt to the reclaimed material, grading of the emulsified aggregate material to ensure a proper crown for drainage, and paving a new bituminous surface. Some curb replacement, storm sewer repairs, and replacement of pedestrian ramps to meet current ADA standards will also be completed throughout the project area. A 5-foot wide concrete sidewalk will also be installed along the west side of Kent Street from Owasso Boulevard North to Harriet Avenue.
The project is currently out for bid and the bid opening is scheduled for June 14th.