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2017 City Construction Projects

Construction Update Map Legend 

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.

Downtown Construction

Construction projects continue in the downtown area and DELO Development.  

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 -Landscape, concrete replacement


Front Street

Short St. to South St.

Remaining Work - East side parking area

Early to mid 2018

South Street

Main St. to Front St.

Landscape, concrete


South Street

BNSF property, right of way to right of way

Pedestrian plaza


South Street

East BNSF right of way to Cannon St.

Pedestrian plaza landscape


Parking area, East of Cannon St.

Short St to South St.

Street lights, landscape, 70 + space parking lot



Short St to South St.

Lane modification and traffic signal at Short St.



Continue work at BNSF Pedestrian Underpass

Contractor continues landscaping, concrete intersection construction at South/Front Street and BNSF right of way fencing.  

The top layer of asphalt pavement will be installed on South/Front/Short Streets in early to mid 2018.

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. 

2017 Concrete Replacement Project

2017 Concrete Replacement project was awarded to Noraa Concrete.  Work has been completed. 

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 has been completed.

2017 Street Reconstruction Project

City Council has approved the the 2017 Street Reconstruction project and awarded the contract to Asphalt Specialties.  Work has been completed.

2017 Downtown Clay Paver Repair Project

Ryan and Company continues working on Main Street between Spruce St. and Pine St. Scope of work includes resetting existing and replacing damaged clay pavers at back of curb.  Contractor is working on remaining mortar set bricks and clean up.

2017 Water Main Replacement Project

City Council Awarded the contract to Colorado Civil Infrastructure, Inc. Patching on Hoover Ct. and Raintree Ct. will be completed the week of 9/18. Construction on S. Carter Ct. to began September 5th for 2 weeks. Aspen Way construction will begin on 9/18 for 2 weeks.  See construction project map (above) for locations.

2017 Sanitary Sewer Main Replacement Project

City Council Awarded the Contract to Brannan Construction Company.   Contract is complete.  Working on closeout paperwork. See construction project map (above) for locations.

Lee Ave./Walnut St. Utilities, Street Reconstruction and Spruce Street cul-de-sac Installations

Construction was awarded to H2 Development Services on June 6, 2017.  Utility replacement on Lee Ave. and Walnut St. will continue through early September. Concrete and asphalt removal continues.

 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.