Infrastructure Improvement Projects
East Iowa Avenue Reconstruction:
Project Location: East Iowa Avenue, from 15th Street to approximately 0.25 miles east of 15th Street
Project Description: This future project involves all work associated with the pavement construction on East Iowa Avenue, from 15th Street to approximately 0.25 miles east of 15th Street, including installation of sanitary sewer, storm sewer, street lighting, and water main infrastructure, new concrete pavement, ADA accessible sidewalks, and recreational trails. This important economic development project will not only serve the new multi-million-dollar technical training facility that is recently built but will also open development opportunities in the City’s Industrial Park. Almost half of the construction cost for this project is federally funded by U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA).
There is currently a construction contract with Vanderpool Construction Inc., for a total amount of $914,143.50, to complete this project. Of this construction amount of $914,143.50, the City will receive approximately $448,272 in financial assistance (50-50 match for a major portion of the project cost) from U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration.
The construction for this project started on Monday, March 22, 2021. This project has a completion date of September 30, 2021 and it must be substantially completed before July 27, 2021 to open the vehicular traffic before the balloon festival.
November 4, 2019
April 20, 2020
March 22, 2021
Expected completion date: September 30, 2021
Substantially completion: date: July 27, 2021.
- Design & Inspection: $175,752
- Construction: $914,143.50*
* Note: ~ $448,272 in financial assistance from U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration.