2016 Projects

3rd and Sycamore Water Main Connect

The 3rd and Sycamore Water Main project included a 41 linear feet of 8-inch ductile iron water main across 3rd Avenue. The new 8-inch ductile iron water main connects the water main coming out of Sycamore to the 12-inch water main on the South side of S. 3rd Avenue. Nortec Construction was the contractor for this project and the work was completed May 27, 2016.

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3rd Avenue and Sycamore Street

3rd Avenue and Sycamore Street

Carrie Blake Community Park Parking Lot

The Carrie Blake Community Park Parking Lot project included the construction of a parking lot adjacent the soccer fields located in Carrie Blake Park. The work consisted of adding a 200 linear feet by 22-foot wide permeable asphalt pavement driveway section followed by a 450 linear feet by 60-feet wide permeable asphalt parking section. This project provides 63 parking stalls for Carrie Blake Community Park. Nordland Construction was the contractor for this project and the work was completed June 13, 2016.

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The new parking lot

The new parking lot

2016 City Wide Pavement Preservation

The City Wide Pavement Preservation project consists of asphalt pavement improvements and sidewalk ramp upgrades along W. Fir St. between 5th and 9th Avenues, pavement repair and ramp upgrades along Klahn Plc., and pavement repair along N. 7th St. near Alder and Spruce St. The work also includes asphalt pavement milling, concrete curb and gutter replacement, concrete curb ramps for new ramps and replaced driveways, striping, and alleyway placement of recycled asphalt millings. This project is anticipated to commence in the middle of September 2016.

9th Avenue and W. Fir Street

9th Avenue and W. Fir Street

WRF Aerobic Digester Aeration and Headworks Improvement

The Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) Aerobic Digester floating blowers were replaced with a more efficient blower system (in terms of energy efficiency) that consists of a fine-bubble diffuser system grid for each tank (4 tanks).

This project also included adding a new fine screen along with making improvements to the Grit Chamber at the Headworks section of the WRF.

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Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) Aerobic Digester