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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
Ashworth Road Reconstruction Phase 1 & 2
Estimated Start:  August 2017

Estimated Completion:  May 2019

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.  The restoration and punch list items are currently in progress.

  

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4/24/19

Walnut creek outfall project

Estimated Start:  March 2018

Estimated Completion:  May 2019

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.  There will be ongoing work on the pump station through May 2019 under lane closures but traffic will be able to get through the construction area.

 

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4/24/19

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 will be starting in late April.  SE Adams Street is currently open but will be closed as the contractor begins the paving process.  SE County Line Road will remain closed until paving is complete in summer of 2019.

 

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Resident Notice East of I35

County Line Road Closure - Traffic Control Plan

 4/24/19

Veterans Parkway Project SE Adams Street to SE 50th Street

Estimated Start:  June 2018

Estimated Completion:  June 2019

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 remain closed to traffic until all road construction in the area is complete.  SE 35th Street will remain closed until paving is complete in summer of 2019.

 

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4/24/19

Veterans parkway bridge over i-35

Estimated Start:  May 2018

Estimated Completion:  Summer 2019

Contractor:  Elder Corporation

 

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

 

Project Status:  The beams have been set and work on the deck will be in progress for the next few weeks.

 

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4/24/19

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 is working on the right turn lane at the south mall entrance.

 

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4/24/19

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 working on grading, water main and storm sewer. The intersection of Grand Prairie Parkway and Madison Avenue (SW 370th Court) will be closed in the spring of 2019 to complete the paving.  The intersection will be reopened as soon as possible to allow access to the completed section of Grand Prairie Parkway.

 

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4/24/19

Grand Avenue stormwater pumps Estimated Start:  Spring 2019

Estimated Completion:  May 2019

Contractor:  Vanderpool Construction, Inc.

 

Project Overview:  Construct an access ramp for mobile pumps including all materials, labor, and equipment necessary for installation of approximately: 1634 CY of grading, 463 SY of paving, 95 LF of water main including fittings and valves, surface restoration, traffic control and miscellaneous related work and appurtenances.

The project will be let on February 13th and awarded on February 19th, 2019.

 

Project Status:  The project was let on February 13th and awarded on February 19th, 2019. The contractor is currently working on the project.

 

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4/24/19  

Valley Junction alleys phase 5b Estimated Start:  Spring 2019

Estimated Completion:  May 2019

Contractor:  Corell Contractor

 

Project Overview:  Reconstruct three alleys in the 500 block.  The locations are between 4th and 5th, 8th and 9th, 9th and 10th.

The project will be let on February 13th and awarded on February 19th, 2019.

 

Project Status:  The project was let on February 13th and awarded on February 19th, 2019. The utility companies are relocating power poles and phone lines.  The contractor has started some of the tree removals.

 

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4/12/19  

62nd & railroad gate structure Estimated Start:  Winter 2019

Estimated Completion:  March 2019

Contractor:  J & K Contracting

 

Project Overview: Construct 62nd & Railroad Gate Structure including all labor, material and equipment necessary to construct a new gatewell structure and repair of existing gatewell structure, excavation, backfill, connections to existing sewer, surface restoration, trail detour, traffic control and miscellaneous associated work, including cleanup. 

 

Project Status:  The contractor is working on the project and should have the trail reopened by April 27th.

 

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4/24/19

2018 sewer cleaning and televising Estimated Start:  Winter 2019

Estimated Completion:  April 2019

Contractor:  Diversified Services

 

Project Overview:  Type A Cleaning & Televising of approximately 32,000 linear feet of six-inch (6”) through forty-two inch (42”) diameter Sanitary Sewer; Type C Root Removal of approximately 1,900 linear feet of six-inch (6”) through twenty-four inch (24”) diameter Sanitary Sewer; Cutting of any Protruding Taps; and other miscellaneous associated work.

 

Project Status:  The contractor has completed the project.

 

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4/24/19

valley west drive & westown parkway - storm sewer improvements Estimated Start:  Winter 2019

Estimated Completion:  June 2019

Contractor:  J&K Contracting

 

Project Overview:  Storm Sewer Improvements and necessary pavement reconstruction including 676 LF of storm sewer, 7 Intakes, 3 Manholes, 922 SY Paving, Traffic Control, and Erosion Control.

 

Project Status:  The contractor will be starting on the project the week of April 22nd with lane closures on the outside lanes of Valley West Drive.

 

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4/24/19

2018 durable pavement marking project Estimated Start:  Spring 2019

Estimated Completion:  June 30th, 2019

Contractor:  TBD

 

Project Overview:  Construct durable pavement markings at 60th Street from Mills Civic Parkway to Dakota Drive and at 68th Street from Stagecoach Drive to EP True Parkway in the City of West Des Moines.  Construct additional durable pavement markings at select segments of  Coachlight Drive, Wistful Vista Drive and Beechtree Drive from 68th Street to 60th Street.  Work on this project will include all material, labor and equipment necessary for the construction of the lane markings, symbols, traffic control, cleanup, and miscellaneous associated work.

Project Status: Project will start later this spring.

 

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4/24/19

2018 INTAKE REPAIR PROGRAM Estimated Start:  Spring 2019

Estimated Completion:  Fall 2019

Contractor:  Hill Contracting

 

Project Overview:  Removal and replacement of twenty-four (24) intake structures and one (1) boxout reconstruction at various locations in the City of West Des Moines, pavement patching, traffic control, and miscellaneous related work. 

Project Status:  The project will let on April 10th and be awarded on April 15th, 2019.

 

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 4/24/19

SW 60th Street Phase 1  Estimated Start:  Spring 2019

Estimated Completion:  Fall 2019

Contractor:  Concrete Technologies

 

Project Overview:  The project will include construction of 3 segments of urban PCC street and associated work. The first segment will be the regrading and construction of a portion of the existing SW 60th Street alignment north of Cumming Road. The second segment will be the regrading and construction of a portion of the existing 110th Lane alignment between the aforementioned SW 60th Street alignment and a new proposed realignment of SW 60th Street. The third segment will be the grading and construction of a realignment portion of SW 60th Street between the previously mentioned 110th Lane and the proposed construction of the Veterans Parkway extension. Construction activities will include installation of storm sewer, installation of water main, grading, installation of urban PCC paving, installation of longitudinal sub drain, surface restoration and all other related work. 

 

Project Status: The contractor is currently working on the project.

 

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 4/24/19

2018 Channel Repair Program Estimated Start:  Spring 2019

Estimated Completion:  Summer 2019

Contractor:  Vanderpool Construction

 

Project Overview:  The project involves repairing impaired stream banks threatening City sanitary sewer infrastructure at three locations and repairing deteriorating storm sewer outlets at four locations in the City.  To repair stream banks, the work includes revetment stone placement including excavation to reinforce and inhibit further erosion of the streambank areas adjacent to City sanitary manholes.  To repair storm sewer outlets, the work includes removing failed flared end sections and pipes, replacing storm sewer pipes, furnishing and/or replacing flared end sections, and installing storm sewer outlet protection including revetment stone to protect the storm sewer outlets and prevent outlet erosion.  Associated sitework improvements include erosion controls, clearing and grubbing, surface restoration, seeding, sodding; removal and replacement of sidewalk, trail, and driveway pavement; removal and replacement of fencing and other related work.

 

Project Status:  The contractor is working on the project at multiple locations.

 

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4/24/19 

2019 PCC Reconstruction Program       -Vine Street Estimated Start:  Spring 2019

Estimated Completion:  Fall 2019

Contractor:  Alliance Construction

 

Project Overview:  The construction includes approximately 3600 square yard (SY) of pavement removal, 3800 SY of 7" P.C.C. pavement with integral curb, 4300 SY of subgrade preparation, 4300 SY of granular subbase, 130 SY of driveway pavement, 5 sanitary sewer manhole replacements, 100 linear feet (LF) of storm sewer, 1,400 LF of sub drain, drainage structures, fixture adjustments, miscellaneous grading, sod restoration, survey, traffic control, and other associated work.

 

Project Status: The contractor is planning to start the week of June 3rd.

 

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 4/24/19

27th & vine street box culvert reconstruction Estimated Start:  Spring 2019

Estimated Completion:  Fall 2019

Contractor:  Jenco

 

Project Overview: Storm sewer improvements and necessary pavement reconstruction including 109LF of dual 8’x6’ box culvert. 112LF storm sewer, 2 intakes, 1 manhole, 696SY paving, traffic control and erosion control.

 

Project Status:  27th Street is closed just south of Vine Street.  The contractor is currently working on the project.

 

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4/24/19

Ep true parkway widening (81st to Jordan creek parkway) Estimated Start:  Spring 2019

Estimated Completion:  Fall 2019

Contractor:  Concrete Technologies

 

Project Overview:  This project is generally described as the widening of E.P. True Parkway from 81st Street to west of Jordan Creek Parkway in West Des Moines, Iowa.  The project includes approximately 9,580 SY of reinforced Portland cement concrete paving, excavation, storm sewer, pedestrian crossing signal, construction survey, surface restoration, and other miscellaneous work needed to complete the project.

 

Project Status:  The contractor is working on the segment between Jordan Creek Parkway and 78th Street.  The road will remain open during Phase 1 of the project.

 

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 4/24/19

2019 PCC Patching Program Estimated Start:  Spring 2019

Estimated Completion:  Fall 2019

Contractor:  Concrete Company

 

Project Overview:  Portland Cement Concrete (PCC) Patching at various locations including approximately 1,816 SY of reinforced 7” PCC full depth patching, 723 SY of reinforced 8” PCC full depth patching, 5,430 SY of reinforced 9” PCC full depth patching, 58 SY of reinforced 7” PCC full depth patching (IA DOT 5 Hr. PCC Mix), 167 SY of reinforced 8” PCC full depth patching (IA DOT 5 Hr. PCC Mix), 192 SY of reinforced 9” PCC full depth patching (IA DOT 5 Hr. PCC Mix), 100 SY of reinforced 10” PCC full depth patching  (IA DOT 5 Hr. PCC Mix), 46 SY of reinforced 14” PCC full depth patching (IA DOT 5 Hr. PCC Mix), 100 SF of PCC Partial depth patching, 13,941 LF of joint preventative sealant, PCC curb and gutter replacement, median repair, intake reconstruction, manhole adjustments, drives, sidewalks, traffic control, traffic loops, and other miscellaneous work to complete the project.

 

Project Status: Project will start later this spring.

 

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 4/24/19

South 88th Street & Mills Civic Reconstruction Estimated Start:  Spring 2019

Estimated Completion:  Fall 2020

Contractor:  McAninch

 

Project Overview:  This project is generally described as the South 88th Street and Mills Civic Parkway Reconstruction; ¼ mile, north, south and west and ½ mile east of the intersection.  This project includes approximately 34,700 SY of reinforced Portland cement concrete paving, 7,360 SY of reinforced Portland cement concrete shared-use path, earthwork, 8,000 LF of storm sewer, 1,700 LF of water main, traffic signals, construction survey, surface restoration, traffic control, and other miscellaneous work needed to complete the project.  The project has a one alternate bid to provide 3,800 LF of joint utility trench composed of 12-4” HDPE conduits and associated hand holes.  The award of the project will be determined solely on the base bid total.

Stage 1A shall be completed and open to traffic by June 1, 2019.  All concrete street paving shall be completed and open to traffic by November 15, 2019.  The remainder of the work shall be completed by May 15, 2020.

 

Project Status:  The contractor has closed 91st Street and is working west of 88th Street on Stage 1A.

 

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 4/24/19

Ashworth Road reconstruction phase 3 Estimated Start:  Spring 2019

Estimated Completion:  Fall 2020

Contractor:  TBD

 

Project Overview:  Construction of the Ashworth Road from I-80 to 98th Street including 8,250 CY of Topsoil, 12,500 CY of Excavation, 5,700 CY of Contractor Supplied Embankment in Place, 16,403 SY of Subgrade Preparation and 14,400 SY of Granular Subbase.  2,226 LF of Storm Sewer and 19 Storm Sewer Structures.  2,168 LF of Subdrain, and Subdrain Outlets.  13,530 SY of 9.5 inch Reinforced PCC Pavement, 1066 SY of 8 inch PCC Pavement, 1,870 SY of 6 inch Reinforced PCC Trail and 1,345 SY of PCC Driveway.  Clearing and Grubbing, Traffic Control, Construction Survey, Erosion Control, Pavement Markings, Seeding, and other Miscellaneous Construction.

 

Project Status:  The contractor will close Ashworth Road between 88th Street and 98th Street on Monday 29th at 6am.  They are currently clearing trees.

 

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 4/24/19

Booneville Road Improvements - S. 88th street to S. 100th street Estimated Start:  Spring 2019

Estimated Completion:  Fall 2019

Contractor:  Absolute Concrete

 

Project Overview:  Construct BOONEVILLE ROAD from S 88TH STREET to west of S 100TH STREET including all materials, labor and equipment necessary for installation of approximately: 6,200 LF of storm sewer with 67 structures, 4,800 LF of water main, 113,520 CY of grading, 22,500 SY of PCC pavement, driveways and sidewalk, 24 ACRES of surface restoration, erosion control including 490 TON of riprap and erosion stone, pavement markings, traffic control and miscellaneous related work and appurtenances.

 

Project Status:  The contractor is getting ready to start on the tree clearing part of the project.

 

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 4/24/19

2019 HMA Program Estimated Start:  Spring 2019

Estimated Completion:  Fall 2019

Contractor:  Des Moines Asphalt

 

Project Overview:  This project will resurface various locations in the City of West Des Moines. Types of work including approximately 598 tons of HMA HT ½” leveling course, 2,271 tons of HMA interlayer, 5642 tons of HMA HT ½” surface course, 14,185 square yards of surface milling, 18,110 linear feet of crack cleaning and filling, 3,231 square yards of PCC full depth patching, 79 square yards of PCC 5-Hour Mix full depth patching, 387 square yards of PCC sidewalk, 420 linear feet of PCC curb and gutter, 92 square yards of HMA full depth patching, fixture adjustments, pavement markings, traffic control, and miscellaneous work to complete the project.

 

Project Status:  The project was awarded on April 15th, 2019 and will begin later this spring.

 

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 4/24/19

 

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:

- Ashworth Road Reconstruction

- Ep true parkway widening (81st to Jordan creek parkway)

 

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

04/26/19
VaLLEY VIEW AQUATIC CENTER PLAY STRUCTURE REPLACEMENT Estimated Start:   Fall 2018
Estimated Completion:  Spring 2019
Contractor:  Fischer Bros.
Project Overview:  Replacement of the existing water play structure in leisure pool.            

 

Project Status: Old structure has been removed and the new structure installed. Contractor will return to complete punch list items and final testing once pool basin has been filled with water.

 

 4/18/19
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. Remaining site restoration will be completed in Spring of 2019 

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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 is currently working on completing final punch list items.

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 04/26/19
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 and remaining punch list items completed in April.

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 4/18/19
JORDAN CREEK OXBOW RESTORATION Estimated Start:   Fall 2018
Estimated Completion:  Winter 2018
Contractor:  City of West Des Moines
Project Overview:  Restoration project to restore several oxbows along Jordan Creek between 39th St and 50th St. Oxbows provide a variety of ecological benefits including: providing wildlife habitat, providing flood storage, and improving water quality. This project is being supported by City of West Des Moines, The Nature Conservancy, and Natural Resources Conservation Service.

 

Project Status:   Both oxbows have been graded and storm water utility structures are in place. Final restoration including seeding of disturbed areas and patching of trail is expected to be completed over the next several weeks.

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 4/26/19
VETERANS PKWY ENHANCEMENTS - FOLDED FLAGS Estimated Start:   Winter 2018
Estimated Completion:  Spring 2019
Contractor:  Concrete Connection LLC
Project Overview:  This project consists of fabrication and installation of 15 sculptural elements intended to commemorate the contributions of Veterans. The elements resemble a folded US flag comprised of molded polycarbonate, painted and internally illuminated.

 

Project Status:  Contractor has completed installation of the pier footings for each of the folded flag elements as well as installed conduit for related electrical wiring. Off-site fabrication of the folded flag elements is currently taking place. Project is anticipated to be completed by June 1, 2019.

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Folded Flags rendering (day/night)

 4/18/19
Grand AVENUE TRAIL - NORTH OF FULLER ROAD Estimated Start:   Spring 2019
Estimated Completion:  Spring 2019
Contractor:  JAS Construction, LLC
Project Overview:  Construction of 10’ wide concrete trail within the street right-of-way of Grand Avenue between Fuller Road and connecting to the existing 4’ sidewalk crossing the bridge over Jordan Creek.  Project to include traffic control, excavation, storm sewer & utility adjustments, pavement removals, 6” reinforced concrete trail, new driveway approach, erosion control and site restoration

 

Project Status:  Contractor completed utility adjustments related to the project. Contractor is currently completing grading operations. Paving is anticipated to begin week of May 13 weather pending. Project is anticipated to be completed by May 30 including all site restoration.

 

 5/03/19
HIDDEN POINT PARK IMPROVEMENTS Estimated Start:   Spring 2019
Estimated Completion:  Fall 2019
Contractor:  MnM Concrete Specialist
Project Overview:   1st phase of construction for Hidden Point Park located on the north side of Pheasant Ridge off of S. Hidden Point Court.  The project includes overall grading of the park site, installation of the site utilities for future shelter & restroom, installation of concrete parking lot, trails and sidewalks, installation of a separate 2-5 age and 5-12 age playgrounds, and final site restoration.

 

Project Status:  Contractor started grading operations this week and is expected to continue through next week.

 4/26/19