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Posted on: June 28, 2019

Public Works Update: Week of July 1

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2019 PROJECT UPDATES: Week of July 1 to July 7
Public Works Department | City of McPherson

Improving McPherson’s street infrastructure in an ongoing process. Project Updates 2019 provides timely information about specific projects. The intent is to keep residents informed about current projects, street closings, detours and progress. Project details and timelines can change depending on weather or project conditions. For more information, contact the Public Works Department at 620.245.2545.

SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROJECT
1. Project Description or Location – Sidewalks and other improvements in the Roosevelt Elementary School neighborhood.
2. Street Closures & Detours – None
3. Last Week’s Construction Progress – Work continued on construction of new sidewalks along Gildersleeve Street and Lincoln Street. Work will begin on sidewalk ramps and driveways on Monday, July 1, 2019. A “Notice to Residents” from Pavers, Inc., will be delivered to residents located along this portion of the project.
4. Projected Street Closures & Detours – Pavers, Inc. will begin removing and replacing driveways in the Gildersleeve and Lincoln Street area on Monday, July 1, 2019. It will take approximately one week after removal and replacement before residents will have access to their entrances. All residents are asked to make necessary arrangements for their vehicles. Contact Gale Gwennap at 785.826.3204 for more information.

HARTUP STREET/ELIZABETH STREET RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT
1. Project Description or Location – Hartup Street from Avenue A to Marlin Street and Elizabeth Street from Hartup to Park Street. Project includes a community sewer along Hartup and Grand Avenue.
2. Street Closures & Detours – Hartup Street from the north side of East Hancock Street to the south side of Elizabeth Street is currently closed.
3. Last Week’s Construction Progress – Sanitary sewer pipe was installed in the south section of Hartup Street from the intersection of Hancock Street and Hartup Street. The intersection remains open. Storm sewer pipe was installed north to the manhole at the mid-block of Hartup Street between E. Hancock Street and Elizabeth Street.
4. Projected Street Closures & Detours – Contractor has tentatively delayed complete closure of Hartup Street from Kansas Avenue (Highway 56) to Elizabeth Street until Monday, July 8, 2019.

GRIMES STREET/ANNA STREET RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT
1. Project Description or Location – Drainage issues and street reconstruction will be addressed along Grimes Street. Improvements include new curb and gutter and a storm sewer pipe, which will carry water down Anna Street to be dumped into the ditch near McPherson High School.
2. Street Closures & Detours – The intersection of North High Drive and Anna Street is closed. Anna Street is closed from North High Drive to Grimes Street. Grimes Street is closed from 1st Street to Loomis Street. Detour from North High Drive to Main Street is still in place. Motorists are advised to follow detour signs.
3. Last Week’s Construction Progress – The contractor is preparing to remove three more trees on Grimes Street. Work continues on the reinforced concrete box bridge at the west entrance of McPherson High School. The sanitary sewer line was installed from North High Drive west on Anna Street to the first alley. Anticipated work for week of July 1-8 includes placing additional walls on the concrete box bridge and continuing sanitary sewer construction headed west on Anna Street. Grimes Street could potentially open to local resident traffic once all designated trees are removed.
4. Projected Street Closures & Detours – To be determined.

EAGLE’S WINGS ESTATES UNIT TWO, PHASE I PROJECT
1. Project Description or Location – Sonora Drive from East Northview Road north through Disability Supports of the Great Plains.
2. Street Closures & Detours – Sonora Drive is closed between Northview Road and Wickersham Drive. The new road was placed last week but is not yet open to the public. A section of the street was opened
for contractors use only.
3. Last Week’s Construction Progress – Progress made on the north side of the Northview Road and Sonora Drive intersection. The contractor cleaned and sealed concrete pavement, backfilled curb and gutter and installed erosion control devices.
4. Projected Street Closures & Detours – To be determined.

EAGLE’S WINGS ESTATES UNIT TWO, PHASE II PROJECT
1. Project Description or Location – Sonora Drive from Disability Supports to tie-in south of Wickersham Drive, Mackenzie Court and Kaiser Court.
2. Street Closures & Detours – Sonora Drive is closed between Northview Road and Wickersham Drive. The new road was placed last week but is not yet open to the public. A section of the street was opened for contractors use only.
3. Last Week’s Construction Progress – Geo-grid and aggregate base was installed at Kaiser Court. Grading of lots at Kaiser Court is also being performed.
4. Projected Street Closures & Detours – To be determined

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