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2017 City Construction Projects

Construction Update Map Legend 

Downtown Construction

Construction projects continue in the downtown area and DELO Development.  Work occurs on Front Street between Short Street and Walnut Street and on South Street between Main Street and State Highway 42.

This work is for the South Street Underpass, a new pedestrian connection between Old Town and East Louisville. The project includes wet utility work;  curb, gutter, and walk replacement; road reconstruction; the pedestrian underpass at the  BNSF tracks; BNSF right-of-way fencing; the new South Street Plaza; brick and colored concrete accents; street lighting; landscaping; a new 70 + space parking lot; and Miner’s Field parking area reconstruction.

Specific construction scheduling information is below and on the attached map:

Location of Work


Description of work

Tentative Schedule

Front Street

South St. to Walnut St.

Remaining Work -Street lights, landscape, concrete replacement

Continue thru mid 2017

Front Street

Short St. to South St.

Remaining Work - East side parking area

Continue thru mid 2017

South Street

Main St. to Front St.

Street lights, landscape, concrete

Continue thru mid 2017

South Street

BNSF property, right of way to right of way

Pedestrian underpass, street lights and plaza

Continue thru mid 2017

South Street

East BNSF right of way to Cannon St.

Pedestrian plaza, street lights, landscape

Continue thru April

South Street

Cannon St. to SH42

Miner’s Field fence, clean-up

Continue thru early March

Parking area, East of Cannon St.

Short St to South St.

Street lights, landscape, 70 + space parking lot

Mid to late 2017


Short St to South St.

Lane modification and traffic signal at Short St.



Currently working at BNSF Pedestrian Underpass performing water main, utility lowering and concrete retaining wall construction.

This construction schedule is tentative and subject to change due to construction coordination, unknown site conditions, and weather.  The attached map indicates the improvement areas and tentative schedule.

Construction activities will occur between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., typically Monday through Friday. Emergency access will be maintained through the construction area at all times. Public Works staff will make every effort to reduce the level of inconvenience during construction.

Sanitary sewer work, dry utility undergrounding, street lighting, landscaping and street reconstruction activities will include lane reductions and street closures/detours.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvement Project

Project awarded to MWH Constructors. Plant improvements commenced in July 2015.  The plant upgrades will allow for the City to meet wastewater regulations for ammonia, nitrogen and phosphorus that will be effective in 2018.  The project includes the construction of a new headworks, aeration basins, pump station, secondary clarifiers, UV disinfection as well as several auxiliary support facilities and improvements.  Work is on schedule and is anticipated to be complete by summer 2017. 

2016 Water Main Replacement Project

Colorado Civil Infrastructure was awarded the contract.   Punch List is complete.  Final paperwork pending. 2016 WATER REPLACEMENT MAP

2017 Concrete Replacement Project

City Council has approved the the 2017 Concrete Replacement project and awarded the contract to Noraa Concrete.  Work continues on Centennial Parkway and Dillon Road.  

2017 Hot Chip Seal Project

City Council has approved the the 2017 Hot Chip Seal project and awarded the contract to APC Construction Co. Work to begin this summer.

2017 Street Reconstruction Project

 City Council has approved the the 2017 Street Reconstruction project and awarded the contract to Asphalt Specialties.  Work to begin this summer.

2017 Downtown Clay Paver Repair Project

Staff is evaluating scope of work to solicit additional quotes  Scope of work includes resetting existing and replacing damaged clay pavers at back of curb.  Construction limits on Main Street between South St. and Pine St.

2017 Water Main Replacement Project

City Council Awarded the contract to Colorado Civil Infrastructure, Inc. on  April 18, 2017.  Construction will occur May through October.  See construction project map (above) for locations.

2017 Sanitary Sewer Main Replacement Project

Staff opened bids on April 19, 2017. The apparent low bidder is Brannan Construction Company.  Contract to City Council on May 2, 2017.  Construction will occur June through October.  See construction project map (above) for locations.

 We would like to thank everyone for your patience and understanding during construction and remind everyone to exercise caution when driving, biking, or walking through a construction zone.