As of April 10, 2017: W. 4th Street closed from Locust to the park. W. 4th between Cedar and Chestnut is still closed.
Contract for the West Hill Sewer Separation Project, Phase 3 was awarded to Hagerty Earthworks on April 16, 2015 in the amount of $4,988,668.
In 2004 Stanley Consultants Inc. signed a contract with the city to proceed with a study and projects for the West Hill area. On September 5, 2007 the city received a stamped Consent Order from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requiring that by December 31, 2010 the city would “submit to EPA and IDNR a report describing the projects needed to complete the separation of the remaining combined portions of the sewer system including the West Hill area”. The report “shall include a schedule and estimated cost for completing each project identified therein, and an update on the city’s plans for financing the projects”. Further, “By DECEMBER 31, 2024, completed all projects described . . . above”. Four projects have been identified, each estimated at $15 million to be implemented over the next 14 years to comply with the December 31, 2024 Consent Order date.