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Completion date:  August 2015
Contractor: Hipskind Concrete
Investment: $2.6 million

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Description: Project includes spot repair and reconstruction of concrete streets in the Crestwood Colony neighborhood.

Improvements also include repair and replacement of some sidewalks and updating of some ADA (American with Disabilities Act) curb ramps.


Newly poured concrete needs 7 days to cure. Do NOT move barricades and drive over concrete that is curing. It can damage the concrete, reduce the pavement’s life  -- causing it to crumble within months. Please be vigilant and stop people from moving barricades.

UPDATE: (Week of Sept. 14) -- Contractor poured drive approaches on Dartmouth Ct. Contractor plans on pouring northbound Ridgemont (Larch to Elnora)
Contractor plans on pouring southbound Bittersweet (Bethany to cul-de-sac)

UPDATE: (Week of Sept. 8) -- Contractor will be removing northbound Bittersweet (Bethany to Cul-de-sac.)

UPDATE: (Week of Aug. 28) -- Contractor poured pavement on eastbound Cinnamon, from Mimosa to Redbud.

UPDATE: (Week of Aug. 17) -- Contractor will be removing pavement on westbound Cinnamon.

UPDATE: (Weeks of Aug. 3 & Aug. 10) Contractor will be backfilling behind curb on Bay Tree and plans on pouring Cinnamon eastbound from Bittersweet to Bayberry.
Contractor will be pouring pavement on Cinnamon from Bittersweet to Bayberry. Contractor plans on pouring new pavement on Cinnamon eastbound from Bayberry to Mimosa..
Contractor plans on removing old pavement on Dartmouth Drive and Dartmouth Ct. and plans on stoning Dartmouth Ct. and Dartmouth Dr.
Contractor plans on stoning eastbound Buckingham Drive.

UPDATE: (Aug. 5) Contractor plans on pouring concrete eastbound from Bittersweet to Bayberry.

UPDATE: (July 15 -July 31)  Contractor plans on stoning eastbound Sycamore and nortbound Bay Tree, from Bayberry to Redbud on 7/16/15.
Contractor plans on pouring concrete on 2 patches on eastbound Larch Ln. by Thaxton on 7/22/15.
Contractor plans on pouring eastbound Sycamore on 7/23/15.
Contractor plans on proof rolling Elnora and stoning it on 7/24/15.
Contractor plans on pouring Elnora eastbound from Dartmouth to Westhampton on 7/28/15.
Contractor plans on starting pavement removal on eastbound Cinnamon from Bittersweet to existing asphalt on 7/27/15.
Contractor plans on pouring Ridgemont approach at Elnora and 1/2 approach on Darthmouth at Elnora on 7/29/15.
Contractor plans on pouring the rest of eastbound Elnora and southbound Beaumont on 7/30/15.

UPDATE: (July 9 - 14, 2015)  Contractor plans on pouring sidewalks on Dartmouth Drive and Court on July 9. The contractor plans on pouring southbound Beaumont on July 10 and pouring eastbound Larch on Tuesday, July 14, 2015.

UPDATE:  (July 1, 2015) Contractor began removing pavement on Larch from Bethany to Bittersweet.

UPDATE:  (June 16, 2015) Contractor plans on stoning Bay Tree from Bayberry to  Redbud and getting it ready to pour this week. 6/16/15

 UPDATE: (Week of June 8) Contractor plans to remove sidewalk on Bethany from Wood Rim to Bayberry and will pour patches on Bethany, when subgrade drys. The contractor will also pour sidewalk on Bethany.
Contractor plans on finishing street removal on Sycamore and cutting grade (westbound). Contractor will also remove sidewalk on Owl Tree and begin pouring part of northbound Bay Tree..

UPDATE:  (June 5, 2015) Contractor is approximately 70% done with project.  This week, the contractor poured concrete on Hackberry Drive from Eyebrow to Bayberry Dr., cut grade on Bay Tree from Cinnamon Rd. to Redbud Dr. , put underdrain in on Larch Ln. from Wood Rim Run to Bittersweet Dr., and
placed backfill/topsoil  in the Summerfield/Crestwood area. 
Today, the plan is to  pour concrete on Larch Ln. from Bittersweet Dr. to Bethany Ln. and stone Bay Tree Dr. from Redbud to Cinnamon and Larch Ln. from Wood Rim Run to Bittersweet Dr.  

Next week (week of June 8), weather permitting, the contractor plans on forming and pouring Larch Lane from Wood Rim Run to Bittersweet Dr. and Bay Tree from Redbud to Cinnamon; removing sidewalks on Bethany Lane from Wood Rim to Bayberry, Owl Tree from Bethany to cul-de-sac,  and doing pavement-patching on Bethany Lane.

UPDATE: (Nov. 18) NO SALT on new concrete streets & sidewalks! Please be aware that new concrete streets cannot have salt applied to them for the first year after they've been poured. The use of salt will cause new concrete to deteriorate. Snow removal teams are using sand to treat new concrete streets, after snow or ice incidents. Residents are asked to also use sand on new concrete drive approaches and sidewalks.

UPDATE:  The contractor plans to begin work in mid-September, starting on the West side of the project area and working their way North. Work will begin on Larch Lane, High Point Run and Aurora Knoll Lane.

Parking: Residents may not have access to their driveway while work is being done on the section of their street. Please park away from construction and DO NOT block traffic lanes.

Trash & Recycling Collection: The night before collection day, residents should place their garbage and recycling containers near the curb, away from the barricades of construction zones for collection – which may be across the street or at the end of the cul-de-sac. If work is being done on your side of the street, please move carts to the other side and place in the park strip. Also, to avoid confusion, please put your address on the lid of the carts with a piece of tape.

If garbage collection trucks are not able to get to your street, due to construction work, they will try to collect the next day, before construction begins in the morning -- which could be as early as 6 a.m. For more information, please call 311.

Neighborhood Engagement: Public Works staff members have been meeting with neighborhood associations to give residents the opportunity to view work zones, meet the contractors and ask questions about work being done in their neighborhoods. For questions or concerns, you may reach the Division of Public Works by calling 311 or 427-8311.

Warning: PLEASE DO NOT move barricades placed by the contractor, in an attempt to get into your driveway or down the road. A road that "looks" dry -- but is still barricaded -- is NOT complete. It takes 7 to 14 days for proper cure of cement concrete pavement and drive approaches. If this curing time is not given, and vehicles are driven on the new road, the concrete repair will NOT last and road quality will be comprised!!!!


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Contractor:  TBA
Start date:   2018
Completion Date: TBA
Investment: TBA

Description: Project includes spot repair and reconstruction of concrete streets in the Deerfield Estates neighborhood.



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 This is a multi-phase project started with the Superior Circle roundabout and the conversion of two way traffic on Fairfield/Ewing and Baker. This is intended to accommodate changes that have come to the Ewing/Fairfield corridor since the expansion of the Allen County Public Library, the completion of Parkview Field and The Harrison and the soon to be changes by theUniversity of Saint Francis renovations at the former Scottish Rite and the Chamber buildings, and the soon to be constructed Cityscape Flats across from the ballpark.

Project Details:

  •     5-legged intersection of Fairfield/Ewing/Superior/Wells converted into the Superior Roundabout. (completed in 2014)
  •     Conversion of Fairfield & Ewing Streets from one-way to two-way traffic between Baker Street and Superior Street. (completed in 2014)
  •     Main Street between Jackson Street and Maiden Lane will become 1 lane in each direction with a center turn-lane and bike lanes. (completed in 2015)
  •     Gateway art construction at Superior Circle. (summer/fall 2015)
  •     Extension of the lane reduction on West Jefferson Blvd, between Ewing and Broadway by widening the sidewalk on the south side. (summer 2015)
  •     The streetscape on Fairfield & Ewing, including lighting, landscaping and bike lanes. (2015-16)

Completion date:  2016
Contractor: Brooks Construction
Investment: $4 million


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Contractor Phend & Brown, Inc.
Completion Date:  November 2019
Investment: $12 million

Description:This project expands Dupont Road from the existing 2-lane section to 4-lanes from a point approximately 600 feet east of Lima to a point approximately 400 feet east of Lone Eagle Way. It includes a turn lane, where needed; a sidewalk on the north side and a trail on the south side of Dupont between Lima Rd and Coldwater Rd.

A below-grade pedestrian/bicycle crossing will connect the Pufferbelly Trail and provide safe a safe crossing under the road near Salomon Farm Park. Click Project Renderings

Project Update:

  • Week of February 19, 2018 Heavy rain halted this week’s planned brush clearing. The project area is marked for utilities and the gas line relocation work is moving forward. Brush clearing should begin next week. (new photos below)
  • Week of February 5, 2018
    • Frontier, NIPSCO and REMC continue relocation of utility service lines.
    • Crews begin placing road signage for traffic control  and placing the stakes that mark project right-of-way.  The process should be completed by the end of the week.  
  • January 31, 2018 -- More than 150 neighbors turnout for the Meet the Contractor Meeting.

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Contractor:  Will be bid after completion of design.
Start date:  Construction will start in late 2018 or ealry 2019
Completion date: Construction is expected to take 12 - 15 months.

Description:  This project involves the reconstruction and modernization of Goshen Avenue from State Boulevard to Cambridge Boulevard. It includes the conversion of the Five Points intersection to a roundabout, repair of existing sidewalk & curb ramps, the addition of new sidewalks and ADA curb ramps, landscaping, improved drainage, new street lights and signalized intersection improvements.


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