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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Public Works Update: Week of July 8

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2019 PROJECT UPDATES: Week of July 8 to July 12
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 – Several sections of curb were removed and replaced along Gildersleeve Street and Lincoln Street to complete the new sidewalk ramps in the area. Crews continued to work on driveways in this area as well. Work will continue into the week of July 8-12.
4. Projected Street Closures & Detours – To be determined.

HARTUP STREET/ELIZABETH STREET RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT
1. Project Description or Location – Hartup Street from Avenue A to Kansas Avenue; Elizabeth Street from Hartup Street to South Park Street; Hartup Street from Kansas Avenue to East Marlin Street. Project includes sanitary sewer extensions from Hartup Street from Hancock Street to Elizabeth Street and Grand Avenue from Elizabeth Street to Hancock Street. The projects are being constructed simultaneously.
2. Street Closures & Detours – Hartup Street was opened to traffic on July 3.
3. Last Week’s Construction Progress – The sanitary sewer portion of Hartup Street from the intersection of Hancock Street to the middle block south of Elizabeth Street was completed. Storm sewer pipe was installed north to the manhole at mid-block of Hartup Street between East Hancock Street and Elizabeth Street.
4. Projected Street Closures & Detours – Contractor will close a portion of Hartup Street from Kansas Avenue (U.S. Highway 56) to Elizabeth Street for storm sewer installation on Monday, July 8. Once street crossings of storm sewer are installed, the area will be closed during the day and reopened after the work day is completed.

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 – 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 reinforced concrete box bridge at the McPherson High School entrance was constructed. Sanitary sewer was constructed from the manhole at North High Drive to the manhole at Myers Street. Tree removal was completed on Anna Street and Grimes Street. Tree stumps still need to be removed. Sanitary sewer construction will continue west of Myers Street to Grimes Street. Storm sewer box construction will occur from North High Drive west to Grimes Street.
4. Projected Street Closures & Detours – Grimes Street could be open to local resident traffic during the week of July 8.

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 recently 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 – Contractors graded for drainage flume of the east side for the project.
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 recently 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 – Contractor performed grading of lots and sub-grading location of concrete flumes at Kaiser Court. Contractor performed backfill of curb and gutter and grading of lots at Sonora Drive and Mackenzie Court.
4. Projected Street Closures & Detours – To be determined.

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