Capital Improvement Program

The Capital Improvement program is a five year projection of major new construction and repair and rehabilitation projects to be implemented. This includes corridor rehabilitation like previously completed projects like Harbin Avenue, West Marvin Avenue, Indian Hills Drive and North Hawkins Street to name just a few. Below is a list of the current Capital Improvement Program projects for 2019-2020 fiscal year:

Clift Street, South Flat Street, and East Madison Street Reconstruction

The scope of work for this corrridor project begins at Clift St. from the southern limits to MLK Blvd., S. Flat St. from Jefferson Street to the BNSF railroad and E. Madison St. from from S. Flat St. to Clift St. There will be utility imrpovements of the water, sanitary sewer and storm drain as well as road improvements with ADA sidewalks and street lights. The project has been advertised and the opening bid was Thursday August 6th. Click here to read the Notice to Bidders. 

Cumberland Road

This corridor rehabilitation on Cumberland Road from Richmond Lane to the end of street has a start date of Monday June 1st.  There will be improvements to utilities, roadway and street lights with ADA compliant sidewalks. Click here for the construction start notice.  Click here for the current newsletter.

East University Avenue

This corridor rehabilitation project scope of work includes new water lines, new sanitary sewer lines and storm drain lines with new roads and street lights with ADA compliant sidewalks. The project starts at West Marvin Avenue and ends at Sycamore Street and also the side streets: Martha Street and Ross Street. The project began on December 2, 2019 and was awarded to McMahoin Contracting with a contract of 270 business days. This project is currently in construction phase and to read the current newsletter, click here.

Kaufman Street

This corridor rehabilitation on Kaufman Street from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to about MCuen Street is set to begin the week of June 8th. The project includes utilities; water, sanitary sewer, and water line improvements with a new road, street lights and ADA compliant sidewalks. Click here for the construciton start notice and click here for the current newsletter.

Please note starting MONDAY SEPT 21st- TUESDAY SEPT. 22nd, J & K Excavation will be boring underneath the railroad tracks at Kaufman Street. As a result, Kaufman Street at the railroad tracks will have one lane open for traffic to cross beginning at 7:00am to about 5:00pm. There will be flaggers to help conduct traffic. Please use caution when driving and expect some delay. All work is dependent on the weather and is subject to change.


Northgate Drive Panel Replacement 

Beginning Monday Sept. 21st, J & K Excavaiton will start road panel replacement on various sections from US Highway 77 to about the Donut Depot. The project will be in two phases in order to maintain some access to tthe properties along Northgate Drive.  Please use alternate routes, follow the traffic control signs and expect delays. Please click here for the Consturction Start Notice.

Royal Street Reconstruction

This is a corridor rehabilitation project that has been designed for utilities improvements; water, sanitary sewer and storm drain lines. There will also be ADA sidewalks with street lights. The scope of work starts at U S 77 / Ferris Avenue to Gibson Street. The project has been advertised to bidders. The bid opening was on Wednesday August 5. Click here to read the Notice to Bidders.  


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