Construction on the 2014 MFT Street Rehabilitation Project is expected to commence the first week of June 2014. The project will include Hot Mix Asphalt pavement removal and replacement, Portland Cement Concrete pavement removal and replacement, curb and sidewalk removal and replacement, water utility work, sanitary and storm sewer utility work, parkway restoration, and other appurtenant work required for a complete improvement. The project bids were opened on April 17, 2014.
Construction is underway for a new biosolids and operations building in the main wastewater treatment plant at the public works facility, 1405 S. 7th Avenue. The new building will replace the current structure, which dates back to the 1940s and has undergone several additions through the years.
The new building will house the main operations of the wastewater plant and serves mainly the eastern parts of the city.
Beginning Monday, August 25, concrete maintenance and repairs, sealant replacements and miscellaneous preventative maintenance work will begin on the City’s two parking garages. Work will start first on the westside parking deck at Illinois and 1st Streets. Once finished there, maintenance to the eastside garage on 3rd and Walnut Avenues will begin. Repairs are expected to be complete by October 17.
A significant construction project at the Municipal Building Parking Lot is scheduled to start the week of July 14, 2014 and will be complete by Scarecrow Fest (October 10, 2014). The Municipal Building and Police Department will remain open during normal hours and all City business will continue as usual throughout the construction project. The Municipal Parking Lot will be closed for the entire duration of the project.
The Tyler Road Pavement Resurfacing Project is currently out for bid. The limits of this project are from East Main Street to Kirk Road. Work is anticipated to begin in early summer.
The proposed improvements include: asphalt surface and binder removal and replacement, curb, sidewalk and driveway apron repair, structure frame adjustments, pavement markings, and parkway restoration.