Phase I of the Streetscape Project has been completed. It involved Center St. from Sharpe to Water Street and E. Broad St. from Tradd to Center St.
Phase II - NEW! updated information.
(The Phase II project involves West Broad Street between Center Street and Mulberry Street and on Meeting Street between Front Street and Water Street.)
Phase II Streetscape Construction Update 9/12/14
The contractor has completed the curb and gutter, new sidewalk and brick pavers on the south side of W Broad Street from Center Street to Meeting Street and parking spaces are being re-opened on the south side of the street. The water line, storm drain, and most of the electrical conduits have been completed on the south side of W Broad Street between Meeting Street and Kelly Street.
Starting next week, work will shift to the north side of W Broad Street from Center Street to Meeting Street and some work in the W Broad Street and Meeting Street intersection beginning with Storm drain installation followed by installation of electrical conduits. Also, the contractor should start pouring the new curb and gutter on the south side of W Broad Street between Meeting Street and Kelly Street followed by the new sidewalk and brick pavers.
Phase II Streetscape Construction Update 8/1/14
MEETING STREET: The contractor has completed the curb and gutter and sidewalk work on North and South Meeting Streets. South Meeting Street has been resurfaced and new parking spaces have been opened on both blocks.
BROAD STREET: Water line work has been completed on both sides of W Broad Street from Center Street to Meeting Street. A new storm drain line has been installed on the south side of W. Broad Street between Center Street and Meeting Street as well as electrical conduits and light pole foundations. The contractor has started on the new curb and gutter on the south side of W Broad St between Center Street and Meeting Street. Also, a new water line has been installed on the north side of W. Broad Street between Meeting Street and Kelly Street and work has started on the new water line on the south side of that block.
UPCOMING: In the next few weeks, the contractor will complete the curb and gutter and new sidewalk on the south side of W Broad Street from Center Street to Meeting Street and re-open the parking spaces on that side. Water line work will be completed between Meeting Street and Kelly Street and water services will be converted over to the new water lines. Also, the contractor should start installing the new storm drain on the south side of W Broad Street from Meeting Street to Kelly Street.
Streetscape Construction Update 4/14/14
During the last few weeks the contractor has continued work in Meeting Street on the new 16” water line and new storm drain line. The water line has been completed and put in service up to Broad Street and water taps have been switched over to the new line. The new water line has been installed across Broad Street and should be completed in North Meeting Street up to Water Street this week. The storm drain line has been completed up to Broad Street.
In the upcoming weeks, the contractor will complete the tie in of the new water line in North Meeting Street and convert over the water taps and will then begin removal / abandoning of the old water line in North and South Meeting Street. They will start working on the storm drain line in North Meeting Street, do some asphalt patching in South Meeting Street, and work on a retaining wall and seat walls in the northeast corner of the Meeting and Broad intersection and start on the new parking spaces in North Meeting Street.
Also in the next week or two, the contractor may start work on the new water line on the north side of West Broad Street. During this work, the contractor will maintain a small work zone and temporarily block off parking spaces adjacent to their work area and then reopen them as they move down the block.
The major work on West Broad Street, starting on the south side from Center Street to Meeting Street, is anticipated to start in mid to late May depending on the weather.
Streetscape Construction Update 1/17/14
1/13/14: The contractor continued with the installation of the 42” storm drain pipe in S Meeting Street between Front Street and Walnut Street.
1/20/14: Contractor will continue with the installation of storm drain pipe as they progress through the intersection of S Meeting Street and Walnut Street. While they are working in the intersection, Walnut Street will be closed to thru traffic but will remain open to local traffic and be accessible from Mulberry Street and the city parking lot. It is anticipated this will take most of the week. Access to Court Street From S Meeting could be limited at times also.
The contractor is also planning to start the installation of the new 16” water line in S meeting Street. They will start the water line near Front Street and work towards Walnut Street.
Streetscape PHASE II Construction Meeting Presentation
View the entire presentation: Click here.
View a diagram of the improvements from Center St. to Meeting St.: Click here
View a diagram of the improvements from Meeting St. to Mulberry St. Click here
View the construction sequence: Click here
View a diagram of the typical work zone: Click here
View the proposed construction schedule: Click here
For more information, contact:
Brendon Pritchard, PE
Assistant City Engineer
The Hwy 115 corridor phase - NEW INFORMATION
To see the plan, click here.
The next meeting of the Hwy 115 Corridor businesses and property owners is:
Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m.
The Planning Department made a presentation recently about the plans for the Hwy 115 corridor.
Click here to see the presentation.
To view a fact sheet on the Streetscape Project and a map of the area involved, click here.