As promised in Saturday's update regarding the city's stimulus package, the following is a list of infrastructure projects hustled onto the fast track. The list comes courtesy of City Manager Leon Churchill.
Completed (at a cost of about $17 million)
Old City Hall renovation, 11th Street median improvements, alley rehabilitation, street overlays, 10th Street improvements, traffic calming (have you seen the new humps on many midtown avenues?), bus shelter improvements, Northeast Industrial Area infrastructure improvements, CNG fuel station expansion.
Under construction (at a cost of about $35 million)
Widening of Grant Line Road between Parker Avenue and MacArthur Drive, downtown transit statino, water well No. 9, miscellaneous water and wastewater line replacements, Old Schulte Road improvements, Lammers Road improvements (Phase 1 in front of Kimball High School).
Ready for construction award (at a projected cost of $8 million)
Sidewalk rehabilitation, Bessive Avenue reconstruction, water booster station upgrade, replacement of Dr. Powers Park restroom, park playgound equipment replacement, various water and wastewater projects, street overlays and slurry seals.
Under design (at a projected cost of $35 million)
Corral Hollow Road widening from Grant Line Road to the West Valley Mall entry, Grant Line Road repairs and widening from MacArthur Drive east to the city limits, Corral Hollow Road widening from Grant Line Road to Old Schulte Road, miscellaneous water and wastewater line replacements.