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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Public Works Update

2020 Project Updates

Public Works Department Ι City of McPherson

Improving McPherson’s street infrastructure in an ongoing process. Project Updates 2020 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.

Hartup Street/Elizabeth Street Reconstruction Project

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. The 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.

Street Closures & Detours

  • All streets are now open to traffic.

Projected Street Closures & Detours


Project Update

All punch list items were completed and the project was accepted.  BPU is currently installing the street lights which they anticipate will be completed next week.  


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.

Street Closures & Detours


Construction Progress

There are no changes here.  We are down to one item on the final punch list. Touch up of the paint on some of the handrails is needed.  The weather last week was a little too cold to paint. 


Project Description or Location

We will widen the existing roadway to 32’ back of curb to back of curb, install street drainage and mill and overlay the street. The project was awarded to Conspec Inc. dba Kansas Paving, Wichita Contract amount $558,324.50 of that, $220,000 was funded with a CDBG grant. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call.

Street Closures & Detours


Construction Progress

The final walkthrough was completed last week and the final punch list was given to the contractor.  They anticipate coming in this week to complete those items.

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