Orchard Lane Area Street & Utility Reconstruction Project

Overview


This proposed project includes the reconstruction of streets in the Orchard Lane area in the summer of 2019. The proposed project includes replacement of water main under the street and water services from the water main to your property line, sanitary sewer repairs and stormwater management improvements. Pavement of West 64th Street will be rehabilitated with spot curb and gutter repairs along with replacement of a section of water main.

An adjustment to the City’s standard working hours for the contract has been approved by the City Engineer to be 7 am - 7 pm on Mon.- Fri. and 8 am - 5 pm on Sat. throughout the duration of the project.


​Project Updates



June 15, 2020
The project is substantially complete with just a few punchlist items being completed over the next couple of weeks. 

May 28, 2020

This project is close to wrapping up with a few punchlist items being completed. Manhole and gate valve adjustments will be made and the final wear course of pavement is scheduled for Wednesday, June 3rd.


 May 18, 2020

Landscaping and turf work is complete.  Only a few punchlist items remain and will happen in the next two weeks.  Iron will be raised and the final wear course of pavement will go down the first week of June.

May 11, 2020

Landscaping and turf work continue this week and next. It is scheduled to be complete in the next two weeks.


May 4, 2020


Both Phase 1 and Phase 2 will continue with topsoil placement, sod and seeding, and tree planting throughout the rest of this week.  Landscaping and the final course of bituminous will be going on in the coming weeks.


 April 14, 2020

The following is a general overview of the coming weeks.
Phase 1: Utility locates have been called in for spring work and the contractor will be out next week to start finishing up some work that was not able to be completed last fall. This will include concrete work, grading behind the curb, minor utility work and other miscellaneous punchlist type work.  Tree planting is scheduled for late April. Once all of phase 2 is stabilized the contractor will then begin preparations for the final lift of bituminous and the paving will follow.
Phase 2:  Utility locates have been called in for spring work and the contractor will be out next week to start finishing up some work that was not able to be completed last fall. This will include concrete work, grading behind the curb, minor utility work and other miscellaneous punchlist type work. Tree planting is scheduled for late April. Planting of the rain garden and landscaping work will follow when soil conditions allow.  When sod becomes available this spring it will be installed and then the preparations for the final lift of bituminous will occur as well as paving.


Project Schedule


Public Hearing October 22, 2018
Council Approves Plans & Specifications; Orders Ad for Bid              November 13, 2018              
Public Information Meeting January 17, 2019
Assessment Hearing; Award of Contract January 28, 2019
Construction Begins April 2019
Neighborhood Meeting April 24, 2019
Substantial Completion September 2019
Final Completion June 2020
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Project Notifications Disclaimer
Due to the variability of construction, updates typically do not include specific details such as day-to-day scheduled activity. The City's inspector or contractor will notify occupants directly if they will be impacted by a utility service shut down (example: water shutoff), or work (such as excavation or new curb) that will impede access to the property for a period of hours or days.