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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Public Works Update: Week of July 15

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2019 PROJECT UPDATES: Week of July 15 to July 19
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 replacing sections of curb and gutter along Gildersleeve Street and Lincoln Street to complete the new sidewalk ramps and driveways. Crews were on site for tree removals. Grading and seeding along the sidewalk was started.
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 is closed from Kansas Avenue (U.S. 56) to Elizabeth Street. Accommodations have been made to allow residents access to their homes near the Elizabeth Street and Hartup Street intersection.
3. Last Week’s Construction Progress – Installation of storm sewer piping from Kansas Avenue to the mid-block from Elizabeth Street on Hartup Street continued.
4. Projected Street Closures & Detours – Contractor will close the block of Hartup Street from Kansas Avenue (U.S. 56) to Elizabeth Street on Wednesday, July 17, for installation of storm sewer crossing on the north side of Elizabeth Street. Residents will have access from Kansas Avenue. Tentative plans include closing the intersection of Hartup Street and Elizabeth Street on Friday, July 19. Access to the block west of Hartup Street and Elizabeth Street will be from Grand Avenue. Access for Elizabeth Street will be Park Street. The one-way signs will be covered to accommodate the detours.

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. 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 – Sanitary sewer was constructed from North High Drive to the alley between Myers Street and Barber Street. Grimes Street was opened to traffic from 1st Street to Hulse Street. Sanitary sewer construction will continue west to Grimes Street. Storm sewer construction from North High Drive to Grimes Street will start the week of July 15.
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 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 – Board of Public Utilities (BPU) installed electrical conduit on the east side of 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 excavation for concrete drainage flumes at Sonora Drive and MacKenzie Court.
4. Projected Street Closures & Detours – To be determined.

HULSE DRAINAGE PROJECT
1. Project Description or Location – Ditch improvements from Main Street near Tractor Supply to 1st Street adjacent to McPherson High School. Seven box culverts will be replaced and retaining walls and ditch lining will be installed in critical areas along the channel.
2. Street Closures & Detours – Grimes Street is closed from Windsor Street to Normandy Street. The Grimes Street detour directs traffic to Crescent Street. The driveway is closed between the Dillons and Tractor Supply parking lots.
3. Last Week’s Construction Progress – Tree removal began between Grimes Street and Main Street. Asphalt, head wall and channel removal will occur along the channel between Dillons and Tractor Supply during the week of July 15. Work will also include the removal of the reinforced concrete box at Tractor Supply. Clearing and grubbing will continue along the channel from Grimes Street to Main Street.
4. Projected Street Closures & Detours – Grimes Street detour will remain in place.

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