Water Main Replacement on Ramsdell
Water main improvements are planned along Ramsdell from Contra Costa to Forest Park Drive. This project is out to bid, with the bid opening scheduled for January 30, 2018. Construction should take place hopefully beginning in early March. This project is being funded with the City’s water capital improvement funds.
Alameda Lift Station
This project is in the final stages of construction as startup phase has begun. The final restoration will follow depending on weather conditions for the site work. This project is being funded with the City’s sewer capital improvement funds.
Drake Street Lift Station
This project is updating this 50 year old pump station with new pumps and a better control system. The project is under design, which should be completed by the end of January. The project is scheduled to be bid early 2018 with construction during the summer of 2018. This project is being funded with the City’s sewer capital improvement funds.
Emerson Sidewalk Project
This project is substantially complete. The contractor will be fixing a few remaining cleanup items. The street trees have a warranty period and will be monitored and probably replaced next spring. The sidewalks are open and ready for use. The City received a Healthy Community Platinum Award from the Tacoma Pierce County Health Department for this project.
Alameda Overlay Grant Project
Funding Delayed and is now slated to begin in 2019
Traffic Signal Safety Improvements Project
Traffic Signal improvements are planned to the signals at the intersections of Alameda and Regents and Alameda and Emerson. The project has been bid and awarded to Northeast Electric, LLC. Ordering of equipment has taken some time. The contractor is schedule to start up work in mid-February with construction taking about a month to complete. This project provides for improvements to the existing traffic signals and pedestrian crossings at these intersections and updates our signal equipment. Hopefully minor delays at these intersection will be limited during the construction time. This project is being funded by a grant from the Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program.