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Project Description

This project will connect SW Plaza Parkway at SW College Avenue, extend SW College Avenue south to SW Oralabor Road, and add turn lanes at the SW College Avenue and SW Oralabor Road intersection.  Associated improvements include storm sewer and water main connections.

SW Plaza Parkway & SW College Avenue Extension project location map

SW Oralabor Road Traffic Impacts

Project Contact

 Matt Ahrens

Phone: 515-963-3536

Anticipated Start Date

June 6, 2018

Expected Completion Date

Spring 2019

Progress Update

 The contractor paved some portions of SW Plaza Parkway and SW College Avenue last week and will be working on finishing things up to progress to a final walk through. -- updated 4/23/19

Subgrade preparation is anticipated to begin in early April with paving of SW Plaza Parkway and SW College Avenue to follow.  -- updated 4/3/19 

The remaining work, including paving of SW Plaza Parkway and SW College Avenue, will take place in Spring 2019.  Turn lanes along SW Oralabor Road at SW College Avenue will remain closed over the winter.  -- updated 11/27/18 

Underground work for this project is complete and paving operations are underway, weather permitting. -- updated 11/6/18 

Underground utility work is nearing completion along SW Plaza Parkway and SW College Avenue.  Subgrade preparation and paving operations are expected to occur in October, including the tie-in along the north side of SW Oralabor Road.  These roadway extensions are anticipated to open to traffic in late Fall 2018. -- updated 9/25/18 

Underground utility work is now underway along SW Plaza Parkway and SW College Avenue extensions.  No traffic impacts are expected as a result of this work. -- updated 8/22/18 

Construction impacting traffic along SW Oralabor Road is now complete.  New turn lanes along SW Oralabor Road to access the SW College Avenue extension will remain closed until SW College Avenue is complete.  The Contractor will begin underground work along SW Plaza Parkway and SW College Avenue extensions the week of July 30. -- updated 7/31/18   

Starting Wednesday June 6, SW Oralabor Road will be reduced to a single lane in each direction between SW Irvinedale Drive and SW White Birch Drive to accommodate Phase 1.  Weather permitting, these lane reductions are anticipated to last 4-6 weeks.  -- updated 5/30/18 

This project has bid and is expected to begin in June 2018. -- updated 5/22/18 

This project is currently out to bid. -- updated 4/19/18 

This project is currently in the final design phase. -- updated 3/12/18


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