2017 Construction Projects

Poyner Road (West) Resurfacing


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roject Description: 

 
Project limits are from 6th Street in the City of Gilbertville east to Canfield Road. The project includes a 3” thick cold in place recycling of the existing asphalt surface.  This will be followed by a 1.5” intermediate lift of asphalt and a 1.5” surface lift of asphalt.  Once paving is complete, the roadway will be shouldered with 1’ - 3’ wide granular shoulders and fresh rock will be placed in driveways.  New rumble strips will be placed and new centerline and edge line pavement markings will also be placed. Project will be closed to thru traffic for duration of construction.

The contractor completed the portion at the I-380 overpass on June 8th. The road is currently open to traffic. The contractor is expected to continue construction after the 4th of July. The road will be under construction from the City of Gilbertville to Canfield Road. The road will be open to traffic under flaggers and pilot car.


Poyner Road (East) Resurfacing

 

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roject Description:


Project limits are from Canfield Road east to Jesup Road. The project includes 2’ base widening each lane of the existing asphalt roadway then placing a 1” asphalt interlayer.  This will be followed by a 2” intermediate lift of asphalt and a 1.5” surface lift of asphalt.  Once paving is complete, the roadway will be shouldered with 3’ wide granular shoulders and fresh rock will be placed in driveways.  New rumble strips will be placed and new centerline and edge line pavement markings will also be placed. Project will be open to traffic under pilot car for duration of construction. 

We anticipate the contractor starting construction after the July 4th holiday. The road will be open to traffic under flaggers and pilot car.

W. 27th Street Resurfacing


Project Description: 


Project limits are from S. Butler Road east to just west of Union Road. The project includes a 3” thick cold in place recycling of the existing asphalt surface including the 6’ asphalt paved shoulders.  This will be followed by a 1.5” intermediate lift of asphalt and a 1.5” surface lift of asphalt placed on the mainline and paved shoulder area. Once paving is complete, the roadway will be shouldered with 3’ wide granular shoulders.  Fresh rock will be placed in driveways and new centerline and edge line pavement markings will also be placed. Project will be open to traffic under pilot car for duration of construction. 

The contractor will be will be paving the roadway and shoulders the week of June 19th. The roadway will be open to traffic under flaggers and pilot car.

Dunkerton Road Bridge Replacement


Contractor:

Taylor Construction of New Vienna, Iowa


Project Cost:

$440,669.85


Project Description:


The project was let in December of 2016. Construction is expected to begin in spring/summer of 2017. The project is located 1/4 mile west of Wagner Road on Dunkerton Road.The project includes removing an existing 40-ft steel beam bridge and replacing it with a 90-ft reinforced concrete slab bridge. Once the bridge is constructed paved concrete approaches and guardrail will be installed. Project will be closed to thru traffic.

The contractor is anticipated to start on June 21, 2017. The road will be closed for approximately 4 months. The posted detour will be from Waverly Road to Cedar Wapsi Road to Wagner Road.

Hammond Ave. Bridge Replacement


Contractor:

K. Construction, Elkader, Iowa


Project Cost:

$316,071.08


Project Description:


The project is located 3/4 mile south of Schrock Road on Hammond Ave. The project includes removing an existing 34-ft steel beam bridge and replacing it with a 90-ft reinforced concrete slab bridge. Once the bridge is constructed the road will be resurfaced with gravel. Project will be closed to thru traffic.

The project is currently under construction and is anticipated to be closed for approximately 3 months. There is no posted detour for this project.

​Elk Run Road & Raymond Road Bridge Patching & Overlay

Contractor:

 Wicks Construction, Inc. of Decorah, IA

Project Cost

: $280,002.55

Project Description:


Project is for repair of two bridges. One is located on Elk Run Road north of Dubuque Road, the other is on Raymond Road over Crane Creek. The Elk Run Road bridge will be closed for patching and approach repairs. Elk Run Road will be detoured on Independence Ave. to Canfield Road to Dubuque Road. The Raymond Road bridge will consist of patching, an overlay and approach repairs. The detour for Raymond Road will be on Dunkerton Road to Hwy 281 to Cedar Wapsi Road. The bridge on Raymond Road was completed during the 2016 construction season.

This project was completed in the Spring of 2017.

Watters Road Bridge Replacement

 


Project Description:

 
The bridge is located on Watters Road 1.5 miles west of Hwy 58 on the west side of Hudson, Iowa. Black Hawk County secondary roads crews will be removing the existing 35-ft concrete slab bridge and replacing it with a 35-ft concrete beam-in-slab bridge. Project will be closed to thru traffic.

Cunningham Road Bridge Replacement

 


Project Description:

 
The bridge is located on Cunningham Road 0.25 miles south of Big Rock Road. Black Hawk County secondary roads crews will be removing the existing 20-ft steel beam bridge and replacing it with a 8-ft x 4-ft precast concrete box culvert. Crews will be realigning the existing waterway to the east to improve the flow. Project will be closed to thru traffic.

Construction was completed in early June.

Waverly Road Culvert Repairs

 


Project Description:

 
Black Hawk County secondary roads crews will be repairing several culverts along Waverly Road between Cedar Falls City Limits and Janesville City Limits. The work will be divided into 2 phases; north of Cedar Wapsi Road and south of Cedar Wapsi Road. Thru traffic on Waverly Road will be detoured on Hwy 218 to either Janesville exit or to Lonetree Road. Project will be closed to thru traffic.
Construction is complete.

Elk Run Road Culvert Replacement
Project Description:

 
Black Hawk County secondary roads crews will be replacing a culvert on Elk Run Road 0.5 miles south of Dunkerton Road. Thru traffic on Elk Run Road will be detoured on Dunkerton Road to Raymond Road to Hwy 281 (Independence Ave) back to Elk Run Road.  Project will be closed to thru traffic.

Elk Run Road is anticipated to close June 19th. The posted detour will be Dunkerton Road to Raymond Road to Donald Street. Construction is anticipated to last 1 to 2 weeks depending on weather.

Eldora Road Culvert Replacement
Project Description:

 
Black Hawk County secondary roads crews will be replacing a culvert on Eldora Road 0.25 miles west of Hudson City Limits. Thru traffic on Eldora Road will be detoured on Hwy 58 to Watters Road to Grundy Road. Project will be closed to thru traffic.

The culvert replacement is currently scheduled for week on June 5th. We anticipate the road being closed for 1 to 2 weeks. Please follow the posted detour or Grundy Road to Watters Road to Hwy 58.