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New street construction projects to start Monday, June 10

Post Date:06/06/2019 12:25 p.m.

Four new street construction projects will begin on Monday, June 10, in the City of Ankeny affecting West First Street, NW Weigel Drive, NW Eighth Street and NW Ninth Street. See details below for each project.

West First Street, eastbound lanes closing from SW Irvinedale Drive to SW Cedarwood Drive

 The City of Ankeny will close the eastbound lanes on West First Street, from SW Irvinedale Drive to SW Cedarwood Drive, on Monday, June 10, in conjunction with the 2019 PCC Street Patching Program project. The closure is necessary for the removal and replacement of the eastbound street pavement. The closure will last approximately four to six weeks, weather permitting. 

The designated detour route for eastbound West First Street traffic will be to utilize SW 3rd Street via SW Irvinedale Drive and SW Linden Street. See www.ankenyiowa.gov/construction for project location and detour route.

The street closure will also result in the following impacts:

  • Casey’s General Store at West First Street and SW Irvinedale Drive – Full closure of the West First Street entrance; motorists should utilize SW Irvinedale Drive entrance
  • Property owners along SW Meadowlark Court – entrance onto West First Street will be constructed one-half at a time to maintain access
  • Property owners along SW Countrywood Lane – entrance onto West First Street will be fully closed; utilize SW Cedarwood Drive entrance

NW Weigel Drive and NW 8 th Street to Close on Monday, June 10

Beginning Monday, June 10, at 9 a.m., NW Weigel Drive, from West First Street to NW 5th Street, will be closed to traffic. In addition, NW 8th Street, from NW Polk City Drive/IA Highway 415 to NW Cypress Avenue, will be closed. The road closure for NW Weigel Drive will have a signed detour to direct through traffic in the area. There will not be a signed detour for NW 8th Street. 

These road closures are needed to facilitate construction of the 2019 Asphalt Street Resurfacing Program project. This project involves existing asphalt street milling and overlaying of the identified street segments. The road closures will remain in place for approximately 1 week until this project is substantially completed and the streets can be opened to traffic. 

NW 9th Street to Close on Monday, June 10

Beginning Monday, June 10, at 9 a.m., NW 9th Street, from NW Irvinedale Drive to the east connection of NW Park Lane, will be closed to traffic. During the closure, motorists should follow the signed detour when traveling through this area of the City. The road closure will remain in place for approximately 2 months until this project is substantially completed and the street and driveways can be opened to traffic.

This road closure is needed to facilitate construction of the 2019 PCC Reconstruction Program – NW 9th Street project.  This project involves street reconstruction and minor utility work on NW 9th Street. 

Please note the start dates and the overall schedule duration for the projects are weather dependent.  For construction updates, maps and more information, visit www.ankenyiowa.gov/construction.

 

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