Investing in our Neighborhoods
Completion date: Sept. 10, 2015
Contractor: Primco, Inc.
Investment: $1.33 million
Description: Project includes spot repair and reconstruction of concrete on Oxford Street from South Anthony Boulevard to Turpie Street.
Improvements include installation of a "road diet," which reduces the number of travel lanes on the street.
In addition, work will include the repair and replacement of sidewalks and updating of ADA (American with Disabilities Act) sidewalk ramps.
PLEASE DO NOT MOVE BARRICADES
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 (OCTOBER 2015): Contractor will complete the work at the intersection of S. Anthony Blvd. General clean-up and completion of backfill and hydro-seed operations.
UPDATE (OCTOBER 2015): Paving of the McMillen Pk. Pump station drive approach, located at the back side of the park shared-use trail. Parkstrip restoration on the south side of Oxford Street.
UPDATE (SEPTEMBER 2015): Contractor is paving of the remainder of the south-side main-line (East) roadway, Parks main entrance off of Oxford St., sidewalk / drive connections, and trail construction within McMillen Park boundary.
UPDATE (August,2015): Contractor has begun paving of sidewalks, pedestrian refuge islands, residential and alley drive approaches; will finish grading, top soil, and hydro-seeding operations on the north side of Oxford St. Traffic change has been installed to utilize the north side of Oxford St., allowing for construction on the south side of the roadway. Construction moving along on the southside of Oxford St. as planned. Pipe and structure work in motion. All proposed demolition on roadway completed.
UPDATE (July 31, 2015): Work completed includes paving of sidewalks, pedistrian refuge islands, residential and alley drive approaches; will finish grading, top soil, and hydro-seeding operations on the north side of Oxford St. Traffic change to utilize the north side of Oxford St., allowing for construction on the south side of the roadway.
Contractor also plans to continue demolition of the remainder of Oxford St., placing underdrain, storm sewer pipe and structure installation.
UPDATE (July 20, 2015): The contractor is expected to close the open side of the street and open the closed side. Traffic will still be one-way, but will be moved to the other side of the street.
UPDATE (July 1, 2015): Paved roadway and began working to pave adjacent street connections. Contractor is working to form and pour street approaches, sidewalk, drives, and curb-ramps (north side of Oxford St.) to connect to adjacent pavements.
UPDATE (June 9, 2015): Contractor will work to rub out the curb-face sidewalk from Lillie St. to S. Anthony Blvd. Resolving unforseen utility conflicts.
UPDATE (June 15, 2015): Contractor continues to form and pour street approaches, sidewalk, drives, and curb-ramps (north side of Oxford St.) to connect to adjacent pavements.
UPDATE (June 2, 2015): Construction is currently active on the north side of the roadway from S. Anthony Blvd. through to Turpie St. Operations includes: removal of pavement, sidewalk and drives; installation of drainage structures, including underdrain. The sub-base has passed intial proof-rolling tests and base materials have been compacted in place to prepare for the proposed concrete pavement. Paving began this week.
UPDATE (April 17, 2015): Please be advised that on Friday April 17, 2015 Oxford Street will be under a new traffic pattern between South Anthony Boulevard and Wayne Trace.
Oxford Street will temporarily become 1-way traffic heading east from South Anthony Boulevard towards Wayne Trace. This change will remain in place during the Oxford Street improvement project which is anticipated to complete in September. Adjacent streets will be periodically affected due to construction phasing.
The project will improve circulation and safety for vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian traffic on Oxford. It includes concrete road reconstruction; trails on both sides of the road, ADA curb ramps, and a grass park strip.
Primco, Inc. will be doing the work and will be responsible for the placement and maintenance of all construction signs and barricades in the work zone.