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ENGINEERING PROJECTS

For more information on Engineering Projects:
WDM Engineering Services Department, City Hall
4200 Mills Civic Parkway, Suite 2E
P.O. Box 65320
West Des Moines, Iowa 50265
Phone: 515-222-3475
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Project Information Updated
South Grand Prairie Parkway
Estimated Start:  July 2017

Estimated Completion:  Fall 2018

Contractor:  SM Hentges & Sons

 

Project Overview:  Construct S. Grand Prairie Parkway from SW Madison Avenue to Raccoon River Drive including all materials, labor and equipment necessary for installation of approximately: 2,400 LF of sanitary sewer, 6,190 LF of storm sewer with 37 structures, 6,925 LF of   24-inch water main including an encased river crossing, 462,170 CY of grading, 23,670 SY of PCC pavement and bridge approach, a 538-ft x 30-ft pretensioned prestressed concrete beam bridge with a 12-ft trail, 55 ACRES of surface restoration, erosion control including 9,940 TON of riprap, pavement markings, traffic control and miscellaneous related work and appurtenances.

 

Project Status:  The road will be open to the public the week of December 3rd.  The road will be closed in the spring of 2019 to complete the paving at the intersection of Grand Prairie Parkway and Madison Avenue (SW 370th Court). 

 

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11/28/18
Ashworth Road Reconstruction
Estimated Start:  August 2017

Estimated Completion:  November 2018

Contractor:  Alliance Construction

 

Project Overview:  Construction of the Ashworth Road from Jordan Creek Parkway to 81st Street including 6,000 CY of Topsoil, 13,800 CY of Excavation, 7,000 CY of Below Grade Excavation (Core Out), 19,750 SY of Subgrade Preparation.  2,864 LF of Storm Sewer, 29 Storm Sewer Intakes and 4 Storm Sewer Manholes.  2,713 LF of Subdrain, Subdrain Outlets and Connections.  204 LF of Water Main and Fittings.  23 LF of Sanitary Sewer and 1 sanitary sewer manhole.  800 SY of 6 inch Non-Reinforced PCC, 920 SY of 6 inch Reinforced PCC Pavement, 218 SY of 7 inch Reinforced PCC Pavement, 17,460 SY of 9.5 inch Reinforced PCC Pavement, 2,496 SY of PCC Driveway, 2,427 SY of PCC Shared Use Path, and pavement, sidewalk and driveway removals.  And other miscellaneous work including Clearing and Grubbing, Traffic Control, Construction Survey, Erosion Control, Pavement Markings, Seeding, Fixture Adjustments and other Miscellaneous Removals.

 

Project Status:  Ashworth Road is open from Jordan Creek Parkway to 88th Street.  There will be restoration and punch list items to complete in the spring of 2019.

 

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11/28/18
Walnut creek outfall project

Estimated Start:  March 2018

Estimated Completion:  Fall 2018

Contractor:  Synergy Contracting, Inc.

 

Project Overview:  Plan Set 1 - 949 LF of 12-ft by 5-ft reinforced box culvert, 457 LF of storm sewer and culverts, 225 LF of water main, associated grading, 727 SY of PCC pavement, 183 SY of sidewalk driveway pavement, surface restoration, erosion control including 585 TON of erosion stone and riprap, pavement markings, traffic control and miscellaneous related work and appurtenances.

Plan Set 2-  shoring, dewatering, excavation, backfilling, levee restoration, reinforced cast-in-place concrete necessary to construct the pump station, controls building, discharge chamber, and intake chamber; pumping unit lift tubes and formed suction intakes, ductile iron discharge piping and fittings, 54-in and 30-in flap gates, 12-ft by 5-ft cast iron and stainless steel sluice gates with electric actuators, sump pump and associated discharge piping, flap valves, other valves and fittings; pressure transducer, floats, HVAC systems, trash gates, access hatches, grates, catwalks, ladders, railings, manhole steps, access platforms, stairs with gate, davit crane, stop logs; electrical work including pump control panels, power distribution, lighting, electrical service and connection, control room fit out, switchgear lineup with empty cubicles for future soft-starters, MCC primary/emergency service entry sections, MCC sections for panels/transformer/starter, emergency power connection box and cables, communications, PLC,  manufacturer representative services including certification and testing of equipment, adjustments, training of Owner’s staff and production and submission of equipment operation and maintenance manuals and miscellaneous related work and appurtenances.

Plan Set 3- grading, 2,667 SY of subgrade preparation, 2,324 SY of paving and miscellaneous related work and appurtenances.

Plan Set 4 – removal of 110 LF of sanitary sewer and manhole, 407 SY of paving, 111 SY sidewalk, erosion control, surface restoration, and miscellaneous related work and appurtenances.

 

Project Status:  The project is located on 1st Street/63rd Street just south of Grand Avenue.  The contractor started work on the project in early March.  They have cleared trees from the project corridor.  The box culvert has been completed under the roadway and the road is open to traffic.   There will be ongoing work on the pump station through the remainder of 2018 under lane closures but traffic will be able to get through the construction area.

 

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11/28/18
Veterans Parkway Project, SE Maffitt Lake Road to SE Adams Street

Estimated Start:  June 2018

Estimated Completion:  Fall 2018

Contractor:  McAninch Corporation

 

Project Overview:  This project is generally described as the extension of Veteran’s Parkway from SE Maffitt Lake Road to approximately 1000 feet southwest of Adams Street.  This project includes approximately 30,000 SY of reinforced portland cement concrete paving, earthwork, storm sewer, water main, construction survey, surface restoration, traffic control, and other miscellaneous work needed to complete the project.

 

Project Status:  The project has been shut down for the winter and work will resume in the spring of 2019.  SE Adams Street will be reopened for the winter.  SE County Line Road will remain closed for the winter and until paving is complete in summer of 2019.

 

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Resident Notice East of I35

County Line Road Closure - Traffic Control Plan

 11/28/18
Veterans Parkway Project SE Adams Street to SE 50th Street

Estimated Start:  June 2018

Estimated Completion:  Fall 2018

Contractor:  Elder Corporation

 

Project Overview:  Construction of Veterans Parkway between the Alluvion TIF Boundary and SE 50th St, including all materials, labor and equipment necessary for the project including the approximate quantities: 35,107 SY of PCC paving, 136,800 CY of excavation, 9646 LF of RCP storm sewer and 8205 LF of water main.

 

Project Status:  The project has been shut down for the winter and work will resume in the spring of 2019.  SE 50th Street will be reopened to traffic for the winter.  SE 35th Street will remain closed for the winter and until paving is complete in summer of 2019.

 

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 11/28/18
Veterans parkway bridge over i-35

Estimated Start:  May 2018

Estimated Completion:  Fall 2019

Contractor:  Elder Corporation

 

Project Overview:  Construction of Veterans Parkway bridge over I-35.

 

Project Status:  The contractor is working on the bridge over I-35.

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 11/28/18
Mills civic pkwy right turn lane at south Jordan creek mall entrance

Estimated Start:  Mid-July 2018

Estimated Completion:  Spring 2019

Contractor:  Absolute Concrete

 

Project Overview:  A westbound right turn lane will be constructed along Mills Civic Parkway at the intersection of the south entrance to the Jordan Creek Town Center approximately 900' west of S 68th Street.  Turn lane construction will include modifications to the existing storm sewer, traffic signal modifications, sidewalk reconstruction, and surface restoration.

 

Project Status:  The contractor will resume work spring of 2019.

 

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 11/28/18
SW Grand Prairie Parkway from Veterans Parkway to SW Madison Avenue
Estimated Start:  July 2018

Estimated Completion:  June 2019

Contractor:  Elder Corporation

 

Project Overview:  Construct SW Grand Prairie Parkway from Veterans Parkway to SW Madison Avenue including all materials, labor and equipment necessary for installation of approximately: 5,058 LF of storm sewer with 27 structures, 6,806 LF of  water main, 309,331 CY of grading, 13,240 SY of PCC pavement, 13,446 SY of modified subbase, 536 LF of 12-ft by 7-ft reinforced concrete box culvert with drop inlet and outlet, 45 ACRES of permanent surface restoration, 45 ACRES of temporary surface restoration, erosion control including 1,308 TON of riprap, pavement markings, traffic control and miscellaneous related work and appurtenances.

 

Project Status:  The contractor is mass grading the road corridor and constructing a large box culvert under 105th Street.  The contractor has closed 105th Street to start filling and grading through the existing roadway.

 

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 11/28/18

 

PARKS & RECREATION PROJECTS

For more information on Parks & Recreation Projects:
WDM Parks & Recreation Department, City Hall
4200 Mills Civic Parkway, Suite 1B
P.O. Box 65320
West Des Moines, Iowa 50265
Phone: 515-222-3444
Email:
ParkRec@wdm.iowa.gov
 
 Project  Information Updated
MIsc. Trail PROJECTS

Estimated Start:  2016
Estimated Completion:  Multiple
Contractor:  Multiple
Project Overview:  The following street projects include segments of multi-use trail that will be constructed as part of the overall street project:

- South Grand Prairie Parkway

- Ashworth Road Reconstruction

Project Status:  See associated street project under Engineering Projects for project updates.

12/10/18
WOODLAND HILLS PARK TENNIS & BASKETBALL COURTS Estimated Start:   Spring 2018
Estimated Completion:  Summer 2018
Contractor:  Minturn Inc
Project Overview:  Construction of an asphalt basketball and tennis court at Woodland Hills Park.  The courts are to be constructed just north of the existing playground, shelter and restroom area. The tennis court will be constructed to also accommodate pickleball.

 

Project Status: Project is substantially complete and courts are open to the public.

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 10/16/18
WOODLAND HILLS PARK LOOP TRAIL

Estimated Start:   Spring 2018
Estimated Completion:  Spring 2019
Contractor:  JAS Construction, LLC
Project Overview:  Construction of a 10' wide concrete trail around the perimeter of Woodland Hills Park.  Portions of the trail loop have been completed with other park projects along the southern and western side of the park, and this project would complete the loop. 

 

Project Status: Project is substantially complete and trail is open to the public. Contractor will complete final punch list items in Spring of 2019.

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12/10/18
2018 CONCRETE TRAIL RENOVATION PROJECT Estimated Start:   Spring 2018
Estimated Completion:  Spring 2019
Contractor:  MnM Concrete Specialist
Project Overview:  Repair and replacement of portions of existing concrete trail located primarily along Westown Parkway between Interstate 80/35 and Jordan Creek Parkway. A portion along 60th Street near University Ave will also be repaired. The areas being addressed were identified based on the City's yearly trail inspection program.

 

Project Status: Project is substantially complete. Remaining site restoration will be completed in Spring of 2019 

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 12/10/18
HOLIDAY PARK PARKING LOT REPAIRS Estimated Start:   Spring 2018
Estimated Completion:  Fall 2018
Contractor:  Concrete Connection LLC
Project Overview:   Repair and replacement of portions of existing concrete parking lot paving located in Holiday Park.  Portions of the repairs will be done this spring prior to opening of the Holiday Park Aquatic Center, with other repairs later this fall after the pool and ballfield season has concluded. 

 

Project Status: Project is substantially complete.

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 12/10/18
VALLEY VIEW PARK SHELTER, RESTROOM AND SAND VOLLEYBALL COURTS Estimated Start:   Summer 2018
Estimated Completion:  Fall 2018
Contractor:  Core Structural Services
Project Overview:  Project includes construction of an open-air shelter, restroom facility, (3)  lighted sand volleyball courts, and associated site and utility improvements located on the southwest side of Valley View Park (88th Street side). 

 

Project Status:  Project is substantially complete. Contractor will complete final punch list items in Spring of 2019.

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 12/10/18
Raccoon River PARK SOFTBALL DRAINAGE AND DUGOUT IMPROVEMENTS Estimated Start:   Fall 2018
Estimated Completion:  Fall 2018
Contractor:  Minturn Inc
Project Overview:  Project includes drainage improvements between fields at Raccoon River Park softball complex. Other work includes concrete improvements, fence repairs, and top dressing of warning track material.

 

Project Status:  Project is substantially complete. Remaining punch list items will be completed in Spring of 2019.

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 12/10/18