Friday, January 23, 2015

Project Update

January 23, 2015 UPDATE –  KUB’s contractor, Garney Construction, began tying over water services and connections along Summit Hill Drive and State Street to Jackson Avenue.
Weather permitting, crews will work this Saturday, January 24.

Next week, crews will finish services on Jackson Avenue. Also, on Monday, January 26, crews will begin the last of the planned work in West Summit Hill Drive. This will necessitate a full closure of the intersection of West Summit Hill Drive and Central Street for Monday, January 26, and Tuesday, January 27. Detour routes include Central Street, Commerce Avenue, State Street, Willow Avenue, and Patton Street. Please see attached map for details. After the initial work on the dates above, this area will be plated, and a lane closure on both Summit Hill and Central Street will be implemented, with one lane remaining open on each roadway allowing for through traffic. At a later date, this area will again be completely closed as repairs are made to the roadway. That date will be announced in future updates.

In the coming weeks, crews will also work along State Street and Fire Street. The work on State Street is planned for Tuesday, February 3, and Wednesday, February 4. Fire Street will be impacted by work the week of February 9, lasting approximately two weeks. More information on both of these work areas will be provided.

AT&T continues work along South Central Street, Commerce Avenue, and State Street. Please contact AT&T for more information on this work.


Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – West Summit Hill Drive & Central Street Intersection Closure [January 26-27] – KUB and its contractor, Garney Construction, will close the intersection of West Summit Hill Drive and Central Street from 7 a.m.,  Monday, January 26, until 6 p.m., Tuesday, January 27, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Multiple Utilities Upgrade Project. Traffic will be detoured south down South Central Street, Commerce Avenue, State Street, Willow Avenue, and Patton Street. After the above mentioned dates, one lane will be open on both West Summit Hill Drive and Central Street to allow for traffic flow.  In the coming weeks, this intersection will again be closed as repairs are made to the street. A follow-up advisory will be issued ahead of the repair work.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project Photos – January 19-23, 2015









Friday, January 16, 2015

Project Update

January 16, 2015 UPDATE –  KUB’s contractor, Garney Construction, continued installation and testing of water main along State Street and Jackson Avenue. Testing of newly installed main was also performed along Summit Hill Drive. The planned work for Fire Street was postponed, and is scheduled to take place beginning the first week of February (weather permitting).

Garney crews will be working this Saturday, January 17, but will not work Monday, January 19, in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Crews will return to work Tuesday, January 20.

AT&T continues work along South Central Street and Commerce Avenue. Please contact AT&T for more information on this work.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project Photos – January 12-16, 2015






Thursday, January 15, 2015

Project Update

January 15, 2015 UPDATE - Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – West Summit Hill Drive Road Closure EXTENDED [January 16-23] – KUB and its contractor, Garney Construction, maintain a closure of a short section of westbound West Summit Hill Drive between Central Street and State Street, from Friday, January 16, through Friday, January 23, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Multiple Utilities Upgrade Project. Traffic will be detoured to South Central Street, Commerce Avenue, and State Street. As work areas shift, follow up advisories will be issued.

Project Update

January 15, 2015 UPDATE – The planned closure of Fire Street between Summit Hill Drive and Union Avenue has been postponed until early February. More information on this work will be provided in the coming weeks.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Project Update

January 9, 2015 UPDATE – KUB’s contractor, Garney Construction, installed approximately 460 feet of ductile iron water pipeline this week along State Street between West Summit Hill Drive and Jackson Avenue. Next week, crews will finish installing and begin testing the line on State Street and Jackson Avenue. Crews will also begin work in Fire Street, including water, wastewater, and storm drain installation. This will necessitate a full closure of Fire Street between Summit Hill Drive and Union Avenue, and, KUB has coordinated with local businesses/residents to maintain access via the north end of the Promenade Garage. This closure is expected to last January 12-23. Please see map for more detailed information.

NOTES: KUB will be performing Fire Hydrant testing in the downtown area beginning Sunday night, January 11, through Tuesday, January 13. This testing will take place overnight, and is not related to the Downtown Century II project, but rather is part of KUB’s regular testing and inspection program for fire hydrants within the service territory. For more information, see the attached news release.

Also, AT&T and their subcontractor are currently working along South Central Street and Commerce Avenue. For more information on this work, please contact AT&T.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – Fire Street Closure [January 12-23] – KUB and its contractor, Garney Construction, will close Fire Street to through traffic (between West Summit Hill Drive and Union Avenue) starting Monday, January 12, until Friday, January 23, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Multiple Utilities Upgrade Project. KUB has coordinated with local businesses/residents to maintain access via the north end of the Promenade Garage. Please see the attached map for more detailed information. As work areas shift, follow up advisories will be issued.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project Photos – January 5-9, 2015







Friday, January 2, 2015

Project Update

January 2, 2015 UPDATE –  KUB’s contractor, Garney Construction, returned to work Monday, December 29, through Wednesday, December 31. Crews continued work on West Summit Hill Drive and began work along State Street between West Summit Hill Drive and Jackson Avenue. After breaking for the New Year’s Holiday, crews will return to work Monday, January 5. At this time, the road closure of West Summit Hill Drive (between Central Street and State Street) and State Street (between West Summit Hill Drive and Jackson Avenue) will resume. Jackson Avenue is a part of the traffic control plan and scheduled to be closed; however, Jackson Avenue will NOT close until West Summit Hill reopens, which is expected to happen Friday, January 16. Please see the updated map for more detailed closure and detour information. All closures and work are weather permitting. Please stay connected to the blog for further updates.

Traffic Advisories 

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – West Summit Hill Drive Road Closure EXTENDED [January 5-15] – KUB and its contractor, Garney Construction, maintain a closure of a short section of westbound West Summit Hill Drive between Central Street and State Street, from Monday, January 5, through Thursday, January 15, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Multiple Utilities Upgrade Project. Traffic will be detoured to South Central Street, Commerce Avenue, and State Street. Please see the attached map for more detailed detour information. As work areas shift, follow up advisories will be issued.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – State Street and West Jackson Avenue Closure [January 5-30] – KUB and its contractor, Garney Construction, will close a short section of State Street (between West Jackson Avenue and West Summit Hill Drive) and West Jackson Avenue (between Gay Street and Central Street) starting Monday, January 5, until Friday, January 30, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Multiple Utilities Upgrade Project. Detours include Central Street, Depot Avenue, and Gay Street. Please see the attached map for more detailed detour information. Please see the attached map for more detailed detour information. As work areas shift, follow up advisories will be issued.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project Photos - January 2, 2015




Monday, December 29, 2014

Project Update

December 29, 2014 UPDATE – KUB’s contractor, Garney Construction, has returned to work following the Christmas holiday. Crews continue to work along West Summit Hill Drive between South Central Street and State Street today, Monday, December 29, and will also move work into State Street (between West Summit Hill Drive and Jackson Avenue) and Jackson Avenue (between Gay Street and Central Street), where they will work through Wednesday, December 31. This section of West Summit Hill Drive and this section of State Street will be closed these days. Crews will not work Thursday, January 1, or Friday, January 2.
 
Traffic Advisories

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project – West Summit Hill Drive Road Closure EXTENDED [December 29-31] – KUB and its contractor, Garney Construction, maintain a closure of a short section of westbound West Summit Hill Drive between Central Street and State Street, from today, Monday, December 29, through Wednesday evening, December 31, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Multiple Utilities Upgrade Project. Traffic will be detoured to South Central Street, Commerce Avenue, and State Street. Please see the attached map for more detailed detour information. As work areas shift, follow up advisories will be issued.

Downtown Century II Utilities Upgrade Project State Street and West Jackson Avenue Closure [December 29-31] – KUB and its contractor, Garney Construction, will close a short section of State Street (between West Jackson Avenue and West Summit Hill Drive) and West Jackson Avenue (between Gay Street and Central Street) daily, Monday - Wednesday, between 7 a.m. – 6 p.m., starting today, Monday, December 29, until Wednesday, December 31, as work continues on the Downtown Century II Multiple Utilities Upgrade Project. Detours include Central Street, Depot Avenue, Gay Street, and West Summit Hill Drive. Please see the attached map for more detailed detour information. As work areas shift, follow up advisories will be issued.