Projects Currently Underway
Mulberry Avenue Reconstruction Project
Update as of January 9, 2017: This project is mostly completed except for some final detail work.
West Hill Sewer Separation Project - Phase 3
Phase 3 project was awarded on April 16, 2015 to Hagerty Earthworks, LLC of Muscatine, Iowa in the amount of $4,988,688.00.
Update as of December 8, 2017:
All of the sewer work and paving has been completed. The streets have been cleaned up and the traffic control signs have been removed, including Broadway. A short list of punch items remains. All streets and alleys are open.
For more information or updated information, call Steve Dalbey at 563-299-2888.
Background Information: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.
Asphalt Overlay Program 2016
Bids were accepted and a contract was awarded to Illowa Investments, Inc. of Blue Grass, IA on July 7, 2016 in the amount of $630,803.64.
In 2016, we overlaid 2.3 miles of city streets with asphalt including:
E. 9th St from Mulberry to Cedar
Burnside Dr. from Mulberry to the Dead End
Logan Street from Pinefield to just past Dillaway
Hill Ave from McKinley St. to Jefferson St.
James St. from Lucas St. to Allen St.
Dick Drake Way from Stewart Rd to start of concrete
Weed Park Maintenance Drive
Bridgeman - Fletcher St. to Dead End
Kemble - Fletcher St. to Dead End
Nyenhuis - Fletcher St. to Dead End
George St. - Green St. to Dead End
Brook St. - E. 2nd St. to Dead End
Lombard St. - E. 2nd St. to E. 4th St.
E. 4th St - Lombard to Dead End
E. 6th St. - Poplar St. to Oak St. and Mulberry Ave. to Orange St.
W. 5th St - Broadway to Cherry and Locust St. to Spruce St.
#1 Alley (CBDG Project) - Cedar St. to Iowa Ave.
#6 Alley - Mulberry Ave. to Orange St.
#8 Alley - Poplar St. to Cypress St.
Sidewalk Program 2016Five bids were received for the 2016 Sidewalk Program. Contract was awarded to the low bidder, Heuer Construction, on October 6, 2016 in the amount of $141,909.15. New Sidewalk construction was completed in the following areas:
Second Avenue from Lake Park to McArthur
McArthur St.from 2nd Ave. to Lincoln Blvd.
Lincoln Blvd. from McArthur St. to Harrison St.
Harrison St. from 1st Ave. to Grand Ave.