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2013 Street Maintenance Improvements (Continued)

Maintenance and improvement projects started in 2013 and carried over are:
Project Name: SE Golden Ave. from 1-70 to SE 2nd Street

  • Program Year: 2013
  • Restart Construction Date: Spring 2014
  • Est. Completion Time: Early 2014
  • Details: This project consists of removal and replacement of concrete curb and gutter, sidewalk, sidewalk ramps, concrete pavement, pavement patching, asphalt overlay and storm sewer repair.
  • Total Estimated Construction Cost: $1.5 million

Project Name: SW 4th/SW 5th/SW Willow streets from SW Topeka Blvd. to SW Elmwood

  • Program Year: 2013
  • Restart Construction Date: Spring 2014
  • Est. Completion Time: Early 2014
  • Details: This project consists of removal and replacement of concrete curb and gutter, sidewalk, sidewalk ramps, concrete pavement, pavement patching, asphalt overlay and pavement markings.
  • Total Estimated Construction Cost: $1.6 million

Project Name: SW 17th Street from MacVicar Ave. to SW Washburn Ave.

  • Program Year: 2013
  • Restart Construction Date: Spring 2014
  • Est. Completion Time: Early 2014
  • Details: This project consists of removal and replacement of concrete curb and gutter, sidewalk, sidewalk ramps, medians, pedestrian lighting, and full-depth asphalt driving surface.
  • Total Estimated Construction Cost: $2.5 million

2014 Street Maintenance Improvements

Maintenance and improvement for 2014 are:

Project Name: Kansas Ave. from 6th St. to 10th St.

  • Program Year: 2014/2015
  • Est. Begin Construction Date: Spring 2014
  • Est. Completion Time: Fall 2015
  • Details: Complete reconstruction of Kansas Ave. with construction on the east side in 2014 and the west side in 2015. Construction will consist of replacing underground utilities, including storm water, water, and gas lines. When completed, the road will be narrowed from 5 lanes to 3 lanes with wide sidewalks. The funding from this project comes from ½ cent city-wide sales tax revenues, utility funds, and private donations.
  • Total Estimated Construction Cost: To Be Determined

Project Name: NE Seward Ave. from NE Branner St. to NE Rice Rd.

  • Program Year: 2014
  • Est. Begin Construction Date: Late summer 2014 for mill and overlay
  • Est. Completion Time: Early Fall
  • Details: This project includes a mill and overlay of NE Seward from NE Sumner to Rice Road in 2014. In 2015, the project will consist of removal and replacement of concrete curb and gutter, water main replacement, storm water infrastructure replacement with added enhancements to improve storm water runoff quality, sidewalks, sidewalk ramps, reconfiguration of current driving/public parking areas, and other streetscape elements.
  • Total Estimated Construction Cost: Has not bid

Project Name: SW Gage Blvd. from 33rd Terr. to SW 29th St.

  • Program Year: 2013
  • Est. Begin Construction Date: May 5
  • Est. Completion Time: Nov. 14
  • Details: This project consists of removal and replacement of concrete curb and gutter, sidewalk, sidewalk ramps, concrete pavement at intersections and full-depth asphalt driving surface.
  • Total Estimated Construction Cost: Has Not Bid

Project Name: SE 6th St. Bridge over BNSF Railroad (east of SE Jefferson and west of SE Branner Trfwy

  • Program Year: 2013
  • Est. Begin Construction Date: Early April
  • Est. Completion Time: July 1
  • Details: This project consists of replacing rockers and expansion joints. Work is not dependent on weather. Through traffic will be allowed at all times. This is a 90 day project.
  • Total Estimated Construction Cost: $200,000

Project Name: NE Meriden Road Bridge over Soldier Creek (just north of Hwy 24)

  • Program Year: 2014
  • Est. Begin Construction Date: April 7th 2014
  • Est. Completion Time: July 1
  • Details: This project consists of replacing the approaches on both sides and shoring up the abutments.
  • Total Estimated Construction Cost: $101,000

2014 Bridge Replacement Projects

Project Name: SW 10th St. at Vitt Road

  • Program Year: 2013
  • Est. Begin Construction Date: TBD (80 working days)
  • Est. Completion Time: Late Fall
  • Details: This project will consist of completely removing and replacing the existing bridge.
  • Total Estimated Construction Cost: Bid date 3/26/14

Project Name: SW 49th Street just west of Topeka Blvd.

  • Program Year: 2013
  • Est. Begin Construction Date: Summer or Fall Construction
  • Est. Completion Time: Late Fall (120 working days)
  • Details: This project will consist of completely removing and replacing the existing bridge. The new bridge will include a bike lane consistent with the City of Topeka’s Bikeways Plan.
  • Total Estimated Construction Cost: Has Not Bid

2014 GO Bonded Road Project

Project Name: SE 21st St. from SE Golden to SE Carnahan

  • Program Year: 2013
  • Est. Begin Construction Date: mid- June
  • Est. Completion Time: Not available at this time; will be updated.
  • Details: This project will consist of adding curb and gutters to the roadway that was reconstructed in 2012. The west portion of SE 21st Street from SE California to SE Carnahan was completely rebuilt in 2013.
  • Total Estimated Construction Cost: Has Not Bid
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