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Construction Projects


  • Contractor: Ulland Bros.
  • Start Date: April 27, 2018
  • Project Updates:
    April 20, 2018 – The Contractor is scheduled to remove the existing asphalt pavement on 1st Street SW on Friday, April 27th. Temporary ramps will be installed for driveway access through the weekend.  Work will resume on Monday, April 30th.
    May 7, 2018 – The contractor is finishing up the sanitary sewer work early this week. Next they will be excavating the roadway and installing drain tile.
    May 14, 2018 – The sanitary sewer work has been completed. Austin Utilities has some work left to complete in the 1st St and 2nd Ave intersection before the roadway can be excavated and tile installed later this week.
    May 21, 2018 – Austin Utilities has completed water main work, and the contractor has begun excavating the roadway from 1st Ave to 2nd Ave SW. Next tile will be installed and aggregate base will be placed between 1st Ave and 3rd Ave SW.
    May 30, 2018 – The contractor has installed the tile and placed aggregate base between 1st Ave and 2nd Ave SW. The next step of the project is curb and gutter construction.
    June 4, 2018 – The concrete contractor is scheduled to be on site this week to install curb and gutter and to replace sidewalks and driveways.
    June 11, 2018 – Curb and gutter is being installed Tuesday. The curb will need a few days to cure and then the street will be ready for asphalt pavement.
    June 18, 2018 – Curb and gutter has been completed.  A few pedestrian ramps remain to be poured with concrete.  Then the contractor will regrade the aggregate base and hopes to pave the first layer of asphalt later this week, if the weather cooperate.
    June 25, 2018 – The rain last week significantly delayed work on the project. The first layer of asphalt is being paved on Monday.  The road will be open to traffic at the end of the day on Monday.  The contractor will then begin cleaning up boulevards and construction materials before the 4th of July holiday.
    July 2, 2018 – The contractor will continue cleaning up and grading boulevards for the 4th of July holiday.
    July 9, 2018 – The contractor plans to begin placing sod this week.
    July 16, 2018 – The contractor will be placing sod this week.
    July 23, 2018 – The contractor will be placing sod this week.
    July 30, 2018 – The sod and final layer of asphalt have been placed and the project is complete. Thank you for your patience during construction.
  • Contractor:  Hansen Hauling & Excavating Inc.
  • Total Project Cost:  $1,334,975.25
  • Start Date:  May 14, 2018
  • Project Updates
    April 16, 2018 – Project awarded to Hansen Hauling & Excavating Inc.
    May 7, 2018 – Pre-construction meeting held with the contractor. Work is expected to begin Monday, May 14th, weather permitting.
    May 14, 2018 – Work began breaking up the existing concrete pavement on 19th Street NE. The contractor will then remove the concrete pavement from Oakland Ave to 5th  The underground work will be completed from Oakland Ave to 5th Ave NE prior to removing the pavement from 5th Ave to the I-90 frontage road.  There will be gravel drives installed across 19th Street NE for vehicle access across the project.
    May 21, 2018 – The concrete intersections at 1st Ave NE and 3rd Ave NE are being removed and replaced with gravel. There may be short periods of time where there is not access across 19th Street while this work is taking place.  Austin Utilities is starting their water main replacement on Monday.
    May 30, 2018 – Austin Utilities continues with their water main construction. Intersections may be closed for periods of time while they complete their work.
    June 4, 2018 – Austin Utilities continues with water main construction. Intersections may be closed for periods of time while they complete their work.
    June 11, 2018 – Austin Utilities is now working on water services from Oakland Ave to 5th Ave NE. The contractor will begin concrete pavement removal between 5th Ave NE and the I-90 frontage road in the next couple of weeks.
    June 18, 2018 – Austin Utilities will complete their water main work south of 5th Ave NE next week.  On Wednesday the contractor will remove the concrete between 5th Ave and 6th Ave NE.  The concrete at 6th Ave NE will remain in place over the weekend.  The week of June 25th, the contractor will continue to remove the concrete pavement from 6th Ave to I-90.  There will be temporary gravel crossings installed at 5th, 6th and 7th Avenues.  A secondary access to 6th Ave NE will be installed to provide access to residents east of 19th St NE an alternate route to get to their houses.
    June 25, 2018 – The rain last week significantly delayed work on the project. The contractor will begin installing the new storm sewer mains between Oakland Ave and 3rd Ave this week.  Austin Utilities will continue with water main construction north of 5th  A secondary access to 6th Ave will be constructed off of Highway 218 for residents to access their houses when the intersection of 19th St and 6th Ave is temporarily closed.
    July 2, 2018 – The contractor has completed storm sewer work between Oakland Ave and 1st Ave NE. They are also excavating the roadway.  Austin Utilities is working on water mains north of 5th Ave NE.
    July 9, 2018 – The contractor will continue working on storm sewer north of 1st Ave NE, and excavating the roadway as they progress. Austin Utilities will continue working on water mains between 6th Ave NE and I-90.
    July 16, 2018 – The contractor will excavate the roadway between Oakland Ave and 5th Ave NE. After the roadway is excavated tile will be installed. The subgrade will then be replaced with geotextile fabric and sand.  Austin Utilities has completed their water main work.
    July 23, 2018 – The contractor will continue roadway excavation and tile line installation this week.
    July 30, 2018 – The contractor will be excavating the roadway from 5th Ave NE to I-90. After excavation sand will be brought in to rebuild the road.  Storm sewer work will take place in the 6th Ave and 7th Ave intersections.  Tile line will also continue to be installed.
    August 6, 2018 – The last sections of storm sewer and tile will be installed this week. Sand and rock will be placed in the roadway from 5th Ave to the end of the project.  Next week curb and gutter installation will begin.
    August 13, 2018 – The contractor will be finishing up the last few sections of storm sewer and tile this week. The last two blocks of 19th St will also be excavated and covered with sand and rock.
    August 20, 2018 – The contractor will be placing sand and rock on the remaining blocks of 19th Curb and gutter work will begin this week.
    August 27, 2018 – All underground work has been completed and all sand and rock has been placed on 19th The contractor will continue working on curb and gutter this week.
    September 4, 2018 – The final sections of curb and gutter are planned to be poured this week. After the curb is poured the rock will need to be graded and the intersections will be cleaned up and 19th Street will be ready for asphalt paving.
    September 10, 2018 – The contractor will be finishing the curb and gutter on Monday. Following the completion of curb and gutter the roadway will be prepared for asphalt paving.
    September 17, 2018 – The contractor began pouring concrete driveways Monday. Tuesday the rock will be graded in preparation of asphalt paving.  The schedule for the remainder of the week largely depends on the amount of forecasted rain we actually receive.
    September 24, 2018 – The contractor will be paving the asphalt roadway on Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesday the concrete contractor will be back to finish the remaining driveways and begin working on sidewalk replacement. 
    October 1, 2018 – 19th Street has been paved and is now open to traffic. The remaining concrete driveways are planned to be poured on Tuesday.  The Contractor has some additional paving at the intersections left to complete as well as replacing sidewalks.  Intersections may be closed for short periods of time to complete this work.
    October 8, 2018 – Once the rain stops this week the final driveways will be installed and sidewalk will be replaced. The contractor still has work to complete at the intersections as well.
    October 16, 2018 – The contractor is finishing the last of the concrete driveways on Tuesday. They will then continue working on sidewalk replacement.
    October 22, 2018 – The landscaping contractor will be in soon to sod the boulevards. The asphalt contractor is expected to finish work on the intersections this week.
    October 29, 2018 – The concrete contractor will begin replacing sidewalk and pedestrian ramps in the middle of this week.
    November 5, 2018 – The contractor will be completing work on the intersections this week.

Public Info Presentation

  • Contractor:  Hansen Hauling & Excavating Inc.
  • Total Project Cost:  $1,043,310.62
  • Start Date:  May 21, 2018
  • Project Updates
    April 16, 2018 – Project awarded to Hansen Hauling & Excavating In.
    May 14, 2018 – A pre-construction meeting was held with the contractor. The start date for the project has been delayed one week due to recent wet weather.  Work on 5th Street NW is scheduled to begin on May 29th.  Work on 12th Avenue will not begin until July.
    May 30, 2018 – Asphalt removal begins on Wednesday on 5th St NW. The contractor will then remove curb and indrives.  Water main and sanitary sewer construction will begin late this week and into next week.
    June 4, 2018 – Austin Utilities is now on site to work on water main replacement. They will start at 8th Ave NW and work their way north.
    June 11, 2018 – Austin Utilities continues to work on water main on 5th St NW.
    June 18, 2018 – Austin Utilities continues to work on water main on 5th St NW.
    June 25, 2018 – The rain last week significantly delayed work on the project. Austin Utilities will continue water main work on 5th St NW this week.
    July 2, 2018 – Austin Utilities continues to work on water services on 5th St NW.
    July 9, 2018 – Austin Utilities continues to work on water services on 5th St NW.
    July 16, 2018 – Austin Utilities continues to work on water services on 5th St NW. The contractor will begin working on storm sewer on 5th St NW.  Work 12th Ave NW is tentatively scheduled to begin early next week.
    July 23, 2018 – Austin Utilities continues to work on water services on 5th St NW. The contractor will be working on storm sewer on 5th St NW.  Work 12th Ave NW is scheduled to begin on Tuesday.
    July 30, 2018 – Austin Utilities has completed work on 5th St NW and is now beginning work on 12th Ave NW. The contractor will be working on storm sewer and sanitary sewer on 5th St NW.
    August 6, 2018 – The contractor will continue working on storm sewer and sanitary sewer on 5th St NW. Austin Utilities will continue with water main construction on 12th Ave NW.
    August 13, 2018 – The contractor will be finishing up storm sewer this week and begin excavating the roadway. Austin Utilities continues water main work on 12th Ave NW.
    August 20, 2018 – The contractor will be excavating the roadway this week after completing storm sewer work. Austin Utilities will be working on water services on 12th Ave NW.
    August 27, 2018 – The contractor will be excavating 5th St NW this week. Austin Utilities continues to work on water services on 12th Ave NW
    September 4, 2018 – The contractor will be excavating 5th St NW this week. Austin Utilities continues to work on water services on 12th Ave NW.
    September 10, 2018 – The contractor has begun storm sewer on 12th Ave NW. 5th St NW will be excavated this week.  Austin Utilities continues to work on water services on 12th Ave NW.
    September 17, 2018 – The contractor is installing tile lines on 5th St NW. Austin Utilities continues to work on water services on 12th Ave NW.  The schedule for the remainder of the week largely depends on the amount of forecasted rain we actually receive.
    September 24, 2018 – Austin Utilities will be finishing up the water services on 12th Ave NW this week. The contractor will be finishing tile lines on 5th St NW and working on storm sewer on 12th Ave NW.
    October 1, 2018 – Austin Utilities has completed their work on 12th Ave NW. 5th St NW had aggregate base placed over the weekend, and is now ready for curb and gutter.  There is some storm sewer yet to be completed on 12th Ave, and then the roadway will be ready to be excavated.
    October 8, 2018 – 5th Street is ready for curb and gutter as soon as the weather dries up. The storm sewer has been completed on 12th  Roadway excavation and tile line installation will take place this week.
    October 16, 2018 – Curb and gutter and concrete driveways are being poured on 5th Tile line installation and rock placement are planned to be completed on 12th Avenue this week.
    October 22, 2018 – The concrete contractor will be in again this week to continue work on the curb and gutter on both 5th St and 12th Ave NW.
    October 29, 2018 – The concrete contractor will be finishing curb and gutter this week. Then the rock will be graded for asphalt paving.
    November 5, 2018 – 5th Street and 12th Avenue NW are now paved and open to traffic. The contractor will continue working on asphalt driveways, ped ramps and restoring boulevards.

Public Info Presentation

  • Contractor: Hansen Hauling & Excavating Inc.
  • Total Project Cost: $567,762.50
  • Start Date: July 30, 2018
  • Project Updates:
    April 2, 2018 – Project awarded to Hansen Hauling & Excavating Inc.
    July 30, 2018 – Work is planned to begin on 14th Ave SW at the end of this week or early next week. No parking signs will be placed on the street the night prior to work beginning.  The project is separated into two phases.  Phase 1 includes 14th Ave SW and Phase 2 includes 15th Ave SW.  Work on 15th Ave SW will likely begin at the end of August.
    August 6, 2018 – Due to scheduling conflicts the start date for this project has moved back to August 13th. No parking signs will be installed the day before work will begin.
    August 13, 2018 – 14th Ave and 15th Ave SW will be milled on Monday. The contractor will create ramps into driveways so residents can continue to use their driveways until work is taking place in front of their property.  After milling Austin Utilities will begin working on water main.
    August 20, 2018 – Austin Utilities will continue working on water main on 14th Ave SW.
    August 27, 2018 – Austin Utilities will continue working on water main on 14th Ave SW.
    September 4, 2018 – Austin Utilities will begin working on water main on 15th Ave SW this week.
    September 10, 2018 – Austin Utilities will continue working on water main on 15th Ave SW.
    September 17, 2018 – Austin Utilities is back on 14th Ave SW working on water services. Some areas of 14th Ave SW and all areas of 15th Ave SW will be open for residents to access their driveways with vehicles.
    September 24, 2018 – Austin Utilities continues to work on water services on 14th Ave SW. Now that the roadway has dried out, residents may resume using 15th Ave SW to access their houses.
    October 1, 2018 – Austin Utilities will continue working on water services on 14th Ave SW. The contractor is scheduled to begin storm sewer installation on 14th Ave SW.
    October 8, 2018 – Austin Utilities has is nearing completion of water services on 14th Ave SW and has begun working on 15th Ave SW water services. The contractor will begin working on sanitary sewer repairs on both 14th and 15th Ave this week.  They also plan to begin storm sewer work on 14th 
    October 16, 2018 – Austin Utilities will be completing their work on 15th Avenue this week. Storm sewer continues to be installed on 14th  The next step in constructions is subgrade excavation.  Once subgrade excavation begins later this week, residents will no longer be able to drive on 14th Ave or 15th Ave or into their driveways.  Vehicles will need to be parked on an adjacent street. 
    October 22, 2018 – The contractor completed all storm and sanitary sewer work on 15th Avenue on Monday. Beginning Wednesday, October 24th, residents of 15th Ave will no longer have vehicle access to their driveways.  Please park your vehicles on an adjacent street.  The contractor will be working on subgrade excavation on 15th Ave and tile line installation on 14th Ave this week.
    October 29, 2018 – The contractor is placing rock on 15th Ave on Monday. They will then finish installing sump pump services, and begin replacing curb and gutter.
    November 5, 2018 – The curb and gutter has been replaced in the locations where it was missing. The contractor will be grading the aggregate base on Monday and Tuesday in preparation for paving later this week.

Public Info Presentation

  • Contractor: Hansen Hauling & Excavating Inc.
  • Total Project Cost: $569,343.75
  • Start Date: May 7, 2018
  • Project Updates:
    April 2, 2018 – Project awarded to Hansen Hauling & Excavating Inc.
    April 30, 2018 – Pre-construction meeting held with contractor. Work is expected to begin Monday, May 7th, weather permitting.
    May 7, 2018 – Asphalt pavement was removed on Phase 1 today. Next the contractor will be working on sanitary sewer on 15th Ave SE and Austin Utilities will begin work on 8th Dr SE.
    May 14, 2018 – The sanitary sewer work has been completed on 15th Ave SE. Austin Utilities will continue to work on water main and services.
    May 21, 2018 – Austin Utilities continues to work on water main and service replacement. Weather permitting they will finish this week.  The contractor will begin working on storm sewer on 15th Avenue SE this week.
    May 30, 2018 – Austin Utilities has completed their water main work and the contractor has completed the storm sewer installation. Next the contractor will begin excavating the roadway for aggregate base placement.
    June 4, 2018 – The roadway has been excavated and tile is being installed. Later this week aggregate base will be placed, making the project ready for curb and gutter to be installed next week.
    June 11, 2018 – Due to wet weather the aggregate base has not been placed yet. That will take place this week when it dries out.  Curb and gutter installation will follow the aggregate base.
    June 18, 2018 – The last sections of curb and gutter will be installed at the 7th St and 15th Ave SE intersection this week. Then the contractor will regrade the aggregate base and pave the first layer of asphalt.  Paving will take place late this week or the week of June 25th.
    June 25, 2018 – Rain significantly delayed work on the project last week. The last pieces of concrete will be poured early this week and the contractor will shape the subgrade to prepare for paving.  The contractor hopes to pave sometime this week.
    July 2, 2018 – All paving and concrete work has been completed on Phase 1 of the project. The contractor still needs to restore boulevards.  There will be a gap between the end of Phase 1 and the start of Phase 2.  Phase 2 is tentatively scheduled to begin the week of July 16th, subject to change.
    July 9, 2018 – Phase 2 of the project is scheduled to begin next week. Phase 2 includes 7th St SE and 5th St SE.  The contractor will mill off the existing asphalt pavement and remove curb and gutter.  Later in the week Austin Utilities will begin working on water main.
    July 16, 2018 – Phase 2 of the project is going to begin on Wednesday. Please remove all vehicles from the project area on Tuesday night.
    July 23, 2018 – Austin Utilities will be working on water main installation this week.
    July 30, 2018 – Austin Utilities will be working on water services this week.
    August 6, 2018 – Austin Utilities continues to work on water services.
    August 13, 2018 – Austin Utilities will complete water services this week. Next the contractor will install storm sewer and tile lines.
    August 20, 2018 – The contractor will begin storm sewer and roadway excavation late this week or early next week.
    August 27, 2018 – The contractor will be working on storm sewer and roadway excavation this week.
    September 4, 2018 – The contractor will be installing tile lines this week.
    September 10, 2018 – The contractor will finish up tile line installation this week. The next step of construction would be placement of aggregate base.
    September 17, 2018 – The contractor has installed the aggregate base on the roadway. The next step is for curb and gutter to be installed.  The concrete contractor is scheduled to be on site at the end of the week.
    September 24, 2018 – The heavy rains last week have delayed the concrete contractor. They plan to be coming in at the end of the week to begin curb and gutter work.
    October 1, 2018 – The curb and gutter was installed last week and now the roadway is ready for asphalt paving. The concrete contractor will be working on driveways this week.
    October 8, 2018 – The contractor plans to have the remaining driveways completed this week. Depending on the weather, asphalt paving will take place at the end of this week or early next week.
    October 16, 2018 – The contractor is grading the road for asphalt paving. Paving is expected to take place later this week.  The last remaining driveways will be installed this week as well.
    October 22, 2018 – The contractor is planning to pave 7th St on Wednesday. The roadway will be open to traffic after paving is complete.
    October 29, 2018 – The street and driveways are complete and open to vehicle traffic. There is a little sidewalk work that remains to be completed.  The landscaper is scheduled to be in this week to restore the boulevards throughout the project.
    November 5, 2018 – The landscaping contractor is working on preparing the boulevards for sod.

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