Phase 4A of the West Hill Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project has been completed with the last of the back filling and seeding completed by the contractor the first week of December.
Phase 4B of the West Hill Sanitary and Sewer Separation Project is tentatively scheduled to begin in the Spring of 2019. That portion of Phase IV will involve 8th Street from Cedar to Locust.
The contract for Phase 4 of the West Hill Sewer Separation Project was awarded to KE Flatwork, Inc., Eldridge, Iowa, on April 5, 2018, in the amount of $6,109,522.45.
In 2004 Stanley Consultants Inc. signed a contract with the city to proceed with a study and projects for the West Hill area. On September 5, 2007, the city received a stamped Consent Order from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requiring that by December 31, 2010, the city would “submit to EPA and IDNR a report describing the projects needed to complete the separation of the remaining combined portions of the sewer system including the West Hill area”. The report “shall include a schedule and estimated cost for completing each project identified therein, and an update on the city’s plans for financing the projects”. Further, “By DECEMBER 31, 2024, completed all projects described . . . above”. Four projects have been identified, each estimated at $15 million to be implemented over the next 14 years to comply with the December 31, 2024 Consent Order date.
The sewer construction and street paving work for the West Hill Sewer Separation Project Phase 3C is complete. All streets where work has been done as part of the sewer separation project are now open to traffic. The City and construction company crews have appreciated your patience during this construction year.
Contract for the West Hill Sewer Separation Project, Phase 3, was awarded to Hagerty Earthworks on April 16, 2015 in the amount of $4,988,668.