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Posted on: October 11, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Public Works Update: October 14 - 18

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2019 PROJECT UPDATES: Week of October 7 - 11
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 – Sidewalk and driveway placements for this project are complete. Crews will work on a few items throughout the week including the completion of backfill and seeding.
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 – South Hartup Street is closed to thru traffic from Avenue A to Hancock Street. Local access is available from both Avenue A and Hancock Street. Local access to South Hartup Street is at Seitz Street. Park Street continues to be the detour for north and south traffic. The Grand Avenue and Hancock Street intersection is closed. This affects the intersection only (no thru traffic at the intersection). All surrounding blocks can be accessed from the connecting intersections. Grand Avenue is closed to thru traffic between Elizabeth Street and Hancock Street. Local access will be allowed as sanitary sewer pipe installation commences.
3. Last Week’s Construction Progress – Installation of sanitary sewer pipe continues.
4. Projected Street Closures & Detours – On Monday, October 14, North Hartup Street will be closed between East Marlin Street and Kansas Avenue to allow for street removal and reconstruction.

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 remains closed from North High Drive to Grimes Street. Grimes Street is closed from 1st Street to Loomis Street with Loomis Street open to traffic.
3. Last Week’s Construction Progress – Storm and sanitary sewer were completed from North High Drive to Grimes Street. The McPherson High School entrance on North High Drive is open to traffic. Excavation for combined storm sewer box was completed at the Grimes Street and Anna Street intersection. Current work includes final grading and soil compaction from North High Drive to Barber Street and placing seal course. Future work includes storm sewer box construction at the Anna Street and Grimes Street intersection, storm sewer construction on Grimes Street from 1st Street to Loomis Street, soil compaction and final grading from North High Drive to Grimes Street, placement of crushed concrete base form North High Drive to Grimes Street and construction of curb and gutter, sidewalks, driveways and concrete pavement from North High Drive to Grimes Street.
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 – None
3. Last Week’s Construction Progress – Street is open. Building contractors continue to work on the housing units.
4. Projected Street Closures & Detours – None

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 – None
3. Last Week’s Construction Progress – Streets are open.
4. Projected Street Closures & Detours – None

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 – Current closures include the driveway between the Dillons and Tractor Supply parking lots, half of Myers Street north of Hulse Street, Dillons north delivery access lane and the Hulse Street and North High Drive intersection.
3. Last Week’s Construction Progress – Tractor Supply RCB reconstruction is underway. Channel retaining wall and ditch liner construction is underway between Grimes Street and Main Street.  These projects will continue along with reconstruction on half of Myers Street.
4. Projected Street Closures & Detours – The Hulse Street & North High Drive intersection and the Dillons north delivery access lane will remain closed.

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