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Project Description

The overall SE East Lawn Area Utility Improvements project is anticipated to be completed within four main projects over three years (2018-2020).  These improvements are necessary in part to replace deteriorated water main and sanitary sewer that have exceeded their useful life.  They will also provide storm sewer to the East Lawn neighborhood that does not currently have storm sewer. 

SE East Lawn Area Utility Improvements overall project location map

The SE East Lawn Area Utility Improvements – Phase 1 project includes the removal and replacement of PCC street pavement, sanitary sewer, water main, and storm sewer generally located on SE Sherman Drive and on SE Peterson Drive from the intersection of SE Sherman Drive to just east of SE Sharon Drive in the City of Ankeny.

SE East Lawn Area Utility Improvement-Phase 1 project location map

SE East Lawn Area Utility Improvements-Phase 1 Pedestrian Detour map

Project Contact

Adam Lust

Phone: 515-963-3537

Anticipated Start Date

April 4, 2018

Expected Completion Date

Late July 2019

Progress Update

The permanent seeding of the Phase 1 project limits on SE Sherman Drive and SE Peterson Drive will be completed in September. -- updated 8/6/19 

The contractor has a handful of punchlist items remaining to be completed, including the sealing of the joints on SE Sherman Drive.  The permanent seeding of the Phase 1 construction limits on SE Peterson Drive and SE Sherman Drive will be completed in September as part of a City-wide seeding project. -- updated 7/17/19 

Driveways and sidewalks along SE Sherman Drive are complete.  Remaining work includes the repair of the sanitary sewer at the intersection of SE Peterson Drive and SE Sherman Drive.  SE Peterson Drive will be restricted to one lane of alternating traffic while the repair work is completed.  All access to SE Sherman Drive is via SE Park View Drive during this time.  Adjacent surface restoration is expected to be complete in late May. -- updated 5/14/19 

Spring work is anticipated to begin April 15, weather permitting.  Remaining work includes two sanitary sewer repairs, an intake modification, permanent roadway tie-ins at Peterson and Park View, and both driveway and sidewalk replacement along the project. -- updated 4/3/19 

All roadways are now open to traffic.  Due to safety concerns, sidewalk along SE Sherman will be closed over the winter, with the alternate route being SE Grant Street.  Please see the above pedestrian detour map for details.  It is anticipated that the remaining construction including a permanent concrete tie-in at SE Sherman Drive, sanitary sewer repair, driveway replacement, and new sidewalk will be completed in the Spring of 2019.  -- updated 12/7/18

SE Sherman Drive is anticipated to open to traffic in early December.  Remaining work including some utility repairs, pavement replacement, driveways and sidewalks will be completed in Spring 2019.  -- updated 11/27/18 

SE Sherman Drive remains closed to accommodate reconstruction.  Underground is expected to be completed by mid-November with paving to follow upon completion.  SE Sherman Drive is anticipated to be opened to traffic by the end of November. -- updated 11/6/18 

SE Sherman Drive remains closed to accommodate utility reconstruction.  Sanitary sewer services are expected to be fully transferred to the new sanitary sewer by the end of September, with new water main and storm sewer work to follow in early – mid October.  The Contractor is bringing in additional crews to expedite the remaining construction.  SE Sherman Drive is anticipated to be open to traffic in late Fall 2018. -- updated 9/25/18 

SE Sherman Drive continues to be closed to traffic to accommodate sanitary sewer replacement.  Sanitary sewer work is expected to take until late August when they will start water main replacement followed by storm sewer installation.  SE Sherman Drive is expected to reopen in late Fall 2018. -- updated 8/22/18 

Phase 1B is now underway, and SE Sherman Drive is closed to through traffic.  The Contractor is working to complete pavement removal, then will follow with sanitary sewer improvements in the upcoming weeks.  SE Sherman Drive is expected to reopen in late Fall 2018. -- updated 8/6/18 

SE Sherman Drive is anticipated to close to traffic starting the week of July 30 to begin Phase 1B Construction.  Pavement removal operations and temporary water services will take place first, followed by installation of new sanitary sewer, water main, and storm sewer. --  updated 7/31/18

SE Sherman Drive will close to traffic starting Thursday July 12 at 8 AM to accommodate Phase 1B construction.  Pavement removal operations and temporary water services will take place first, followed by sanitary sewer replacement.  -- updated 7/10/18 

SE Peterson Drive is now open to traffic, and Phase 1A is substantially complete.  Weather permitting, the Contractor will begin work on Phase 1B, impacting SE Sherman Drive, starting the week of July 9.  Impacted residents will be notified prior to driveway closures. -- updated 7/3/18 

SE Peterson Drive is expected to be opened to traffic late this week when Phase 1A is substantially complete.  Remaining Phase 1A work includes adjusting structure tops, site clean-up, backfilling soil adjacent to new pavement, and stabilization of exposed soil.  Final seeding will occur in Fall 2018 when weather conditions are more favorable.  -- updated 6/26/18

Phase 1A underground utilities and the majority of concrete work has now been completed.  Weather permitting, remaining concrete work, final adjustments to bring utilities to the correct surface elevation, and backfill are anticipated to occur this week.  The detour will remain in place for SE Peterson Drive until this work is complete. -- updated 6/19/18 

Phase 1A underground utilities are now complete.  Subgrade prep and street paving are anticipated to occur this week, followed by driveway and sidewalk paving.  The detour will remain in place for SE Peterson Drive until this work is complete in mid-June, weather permitting. -- updated 6/5/18 

The Contractor continues to work on Phase 1A.  Sanitary sewer and water main tie-in work has been completed for this phase.  Storm sewer construction is currently underway and will be followed by subgrade preparation and paving.  A detour is in place for SE Peterson Drive between SE Grand Street and SE Trilein Drive with access being maintained to Sunrise Park from the east.  -- updated 5/9/18 

The Contractor is currently working on Phase 1A.   SE Peterson Drive is closed to through traffic between SE Grant Street and SE Trilein Drive to accommodate this work.  Access to Sunrise Park will be maintained from the east. -- updated 4/9/18 

The Contractor will start work on Phase 1A, weather permitting, on Wednesday April 4.  During this phase, SE Peterson Drive will be closed to through traffic between SE Grant Street and SE Trilein Drive to accommodate this work.  Access to Sunrise Park will be maintained from the east. -- updated 4/2/18 

This project has been awarded.  A Pre-Construction meeting has been set for mid-March 2018. -- updated 3/12/18

 

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