Project Updates

September, 2016 Olsson Associates is selected as the design consultant for the project.
May 25, 2017 Nearly 150 people attend the first public meeting at Roper Elementary School. Meeting attendees were asked to locate and describe their concerns and suggestions for improvements on aerial maps. Topics of concern included storm water drainage, the current condition of the roadway, traffic flow, pedestrian and bicycle access and concerns about construction.
Meetings with stakeholders are held as the project team continues to seek feedback from area businesses and local agencies.
August, 2017 A traffic study throughout the corridor is completed, which includes current and future traffic counts, crash data and wait times at intersections during peak hours.
September, 2017 The project team meets with the project’s Citizen Advisory Committee as part of the West A Neighborhood Association meeting to preview the proposed concepts.
October 19, 2017 The second public meeting at Roper Elementary School included nearly 150 people who shared feedback on the proposed design alternative for the project.
October, 2017 Under a separate project, the box culvert between SW 30th and SW 27th is temporarily repaired. The drainage structure will be completely replaced with the roadway project in 2021.
February 23, 2018 First Submittal Plans submitted to the City. Design approximately 30% complete.
June 7, 2018 Third public meeting at Roper Elementary School. The design has progressed to approximately 50% complete. The maps at this meeting have been updated to show preliminary limits of construction, storm sewer and driveway construction. The limits of the two separate projects have also been determined
September 20, 2018 Second Submittal Plans submitted to the City. Design is approximately 90% complete.
November 29, 2018 Special meeting held with impacted property owners adjacent to Project A.