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New Roadway, Intersection Work, Jefferson Update

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This week the roadway for the first block (Jones to Leavenworth) was poured. That is very exciting. Plans are to begin using that south side roadway at the end of April, still one way heading west.

 

 

You see a lot of activity at the intersections right now, and you also may notice the progress being made on the second block (Leavenworth to Hyde). That roadway will begin to take form in the next two weeks. Hopefully in the next week and a half the southwest sidewalk and corner at Hyde and Jefferson will be complete and ready for use.

 

 

Week ending April 12th (this week)
-pour the half of intersection of Leavenworth and Jefferson (the southwest portion)
-finish with the forms for the remaining roadway, mid-Jefferson, Jones to Leavenworth and pour that block today (4.11)
-waterline installation work Leavenworth to Hyde
-demo work at the Jones/Jefferson intersection

 

 

 

Week ending April 19th
-forming the curb and gutter on the north side of Jefferson (Leavenworth to Jones) should be complete Tuesday or Wednesday;

-pour that curb and gutter on Thursday (4.17)
-complete the waterline installation work Leavenworth to Hyde
-starting near the end of the week (Thursday, 4.17) start forming the roadway for the first half of that block (Leavenworth to Hyde)
-Wednesday, start to demo the next part of the Leavenworth intersection

-hopefully pour that area by Friday, 4.19, along with the new curb ramps

-Leavenworth is still open to local traffic
-demo the sidewalk at the NPS entrance to Hyde and prepare for pouring the new sidewalk

 

 

Week ending April 26th
-Monday, 4.22: pour the new sidewalk in front of the NPS to Hyde
-continue forming the roadway Leavenworth to Hyde to mid-block
-pour the new roadway starting on Tuesday 4.23
-Traffic Note: switch traffic on the Jones to Leavenworth block to the south lane at the end of the week

 

jefferson-sidewalk-4.10.13Work on the roadway and the southern portion of Jefferson continues through April, and then work will concentrate on the northern side of the street.

 

The traffic reroutes on Leavenworth and at Jones remain in place while work to those intersections continue.