Projects Currently Underway
Cleveland Street Reconstruction Project
This project was awarded to All American Concrete of West Liberty, Iowa, on July 20, 2017, in the amount of $403,889.10. The project will begin Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, and consists of removing and replacing existing concrete on Cleveland Street from Park Avenue to 2nd Avenue. There will be access provided to businesses at all times. However, there may be some delays. Please be patient. Contract completion date is September 30, 2017. Contact City of Muscatine Public Works at 263-8933 if you have any questions. Pictured below is a guide to the four phases of the project. However, the schedule is not cast in concrete and is contingent upon the requirements of the contractor. The phases may change as needed.
Update as of October 6, 2017:
West Hill Sewer Separation Project - Phase 3
Phase 3 project was awarded on April 16, 2015 to Hagerty Earthworks, LLC of Muscatine, Iowa in the amount of $4,988,688.00.
The West Hill Sewer Separation Project is quickly moving forward with project managers announcing Friday (Oct. 6) that the intersection of Iowa Avenue and 5th Street will be closed starting Tuesday, Oct. 10, as work moves into that intersection. Haggerty Earthworks has completed underground work on East 5th Street from Cedar Street through the Sycamore Street intersection and are working towards Iowa Avenue.
Sewer line work should be completed next week with the storm sewer to follow right behind. As the weather permits, prepping for paving of East 5th from Sycamore to the Iowa Avenue intersection will take place as sewer work is completed.
Haggerty Earthworks has prepped East 5th Street from Cedar to the Sycamore intersection for paving which should begin next week. Heuer Construction, the paving contractor, is completing work in the 4th Street Park area which is expected to be opened for traffic sometime next week.
The last part of the sewer work in the 5th Street area will involve the closure of Sycamore Street from East 5th to the #5 alley.
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Asphalt Overlay Program 2017
Illowa Investment, Inc., has completed all segments of the 2017 Asphalt Overlay Project except for one, 57th Street (67th Street to the railroad), which was delayed by the wet weather. That section will be completed as soon as it is dry enough.
The Asphalt Overlay Project is part of the Pavement Management program for the City of Muscatine and is funded through the Road Use Tax Fund and the Local Option Sales Tax Fund. There are a total of 140 miles of streets throughout Muscatine that the Public Works Department is in charge of in addition to the alleys and parking lots. Approximately $2.86 million has been spent on Pavement Management in the last six years which includes curb and gutter replacement, full depth patch, crack sealing, and resurfacing.
Sidewalk Program 2017
The 2017 Sidewalk program has not been formalized as yet and will be completed in the spring of 2018.