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Project Description

The SW Market Street Extension project includes the construction of SW Market Street from the northerly end of the existing SW Market Street to the existing intersection with SW District Drive, construction of SW Park Square Drive from SW Market Street to the westerly end of existing SW Park Square Drive, construction of SW 16th Street from SW State Street to SW Market Street, and a right turn lane on SW State Street onto SW 16th Street. 

SW Market Street Extension - The District at Prairie Trail project location map

Project Contact

Matt Ahrens

Phone: 515-963-3536

Anticipated Start Date

May 2018

Expected Completion Date

Spring 2019

Progress Update

 The contractor has some punch list items to complete relating to some pedestrian ramps, the landscaping beds, the street lighting and final surface restoration along the street. -- updated 4/23/19

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 

The contractor has completed the majority of the construction work associated with this project.  They have mostly sidewalk and brick paver work left to completed the project along with the final finish grading and surface restoration work.   -- updated 11/6/18 

The contractor has completed the underground work and most of the street pavement work.  They are currently working on the  pavers for SW Park Square Dr. and sidewalk and pedestrian ramps along the newly paved streets.  A part of SW Market Street is open to construction traffic for the theater construction site, but still closed to the public.  -- updated 9/19/18 

The contractor has completed most of the underground work and a large portion of the street pavement work.  They are transiting to pavers on SW Park Square Dr. and sidewalk and pedestrian ramps along the newly paved streets. -- updated 9/5/18 

The contractor has been wrapping up the underground utilities and subgrade preparation work.  They paved the right turn lane @ SW 16th St. and are scheduled to pave SW 16th St., SW Market St. and SW Park Square Dr. the week of Aug. 13.  Following that they will transition to pavers on SW Park Square Dr. and sidewalk and pedestrian ramps.  -- updated 8/15/18 

The contractor has been wrapping up the underground utilities and subgrade preparation work.  They are scheduled to pave the right turn lane at SW 16th St. first then transition to SW 16th St. and SW Market St.  The right turn lane work will still continue to require some lane restrictions on northbound SW State St. until it is paved and the traffic control can be pulled back.  -- updated 8/6/18 

They are currently working on earthwork, underground utilities and subgrade preparation.  The contractor is scheduled to begin the right turn lane work on SW State St. at SW 16th St. towards the end of the week of July 23.  This will cause some lane restrictions on northbound SW State St while this right turn lane work in occurring.  -- updated 7/24/18 

The contractor started this project mid-May.  They are currently working on earthwork, underground utilities and subgrade preparation. -- updated 7/3/18 

The contractor started this project mid-May.  They are currently working on earthwork and underground utilities.  -- updated 5/31/18 

This project was awarded to Sternquist Construction, Inc. at the April 2nd Council meeting. -- updated 4/9/18

This project is currently out to bid. -- updated 3/19/18

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