Friday, March 15, 2013

2013 Improvement Projects

Here is a list of the streets planned for improvement in 2013 within the City. These projects will be assessed to the abutting property owner per the City's assessment policy.


Project No. 13001-Elm Street; from First Street to Railroad tracks


Project No. 13002-Cardinal Street; Prairie Avenue to Charles Street

Project No. 13003-Cedar Park Road; Lake Aires Road to Arthur Street

Project No. 13004-Roland Avenue; East Interlaken Road to Dorothy Street

Project No. 13005-Southwood Drive; Cottage Street to dead end


Project No. 13007-Parkwood Place from East Amber Lake Drive to dead end


Main Street; Railroad tracks to Lincoln Park
Lake Avenue, Bike Shoppe to Fourth Street
Torgerson Drive; TH15 to dead end
Hengen Street; 100’ west of Geraldine Street to dead end
Street Department parking lot
Geraldine Street; Martin Street to Hengen Street
Martin Street; Geraldine Street to Valley View Courts
Stella Court; Dead end to De-Lu Street
Sylvan Drive; Cottage Street to Cottage Street
Sylvia Street; East Belle Vue Road to Stade Lane
North & South Valley View Courts; south end to north end
Victoria Street; State Street to Burton Lane
Cory Lane; Dead end to Lake Avenue
South Armstrong Drive; Deadend to Lake Avenue
Albion Avenue; Government Street to West Belle Vue Road
Lincoln Park
Dorothy Street; Roland Avenue to dead end
Poetter’s Circle; Dorothy Street to dead end
Third Street; Park Street to Prairie Avenue
Fourth Street; TH15 to end of bituminous paving
Adams Avenue; TH15 to Home Street
Cadillac Avenue; Lair Road to Lakeview Street
Christina Street; North Avenue to Elm Street
Patriot Drive; Knollwood Drive to dead end
Albion Bike Trail; Interlaken Road to De-Lu Street
Cedar Creek Park Trails
City Parking Lot D; Park Street and Fourth Street

Lair Road Bridge

The bridge deck was poured January 11th.

Here is a photo of the rebar prior to the installtion of the concrete for the new railing. The railings have since been cast and the forms removed.

Below is a photo from under the new bridge looking south at the existing bridge. The widening of the navigation channel is shown. This photo also shows the new concrete railing.

Water Treatment Plant

Equipment installation continues inside. Below is a picture of the lime solids contact chambers. These basins are 18' deep and will be the first process for the water treatment in the new plant.

Contractor has installed the lime slaking units. These handle the lime material that is added to the raw water to remove hardness and other materials.

Numerous chemical tanks, mechanical equipment, electrical equipment, and plumbing is being installed around the plant. Here are a few snapshots.