NE Main Street Improvement Project
Weekly Update Friday June 23rd  (PDF)
What to expect next week: June 26 Monday – June 30 Friday
• The contractor will continue to investigate and replace sanitary sewer services. They will move into the 100 and 200 blocks of NE Main St. Temporary road closures on NE Main St. are expected during this work.
• The contractor’s second crew will continue working their way south with storm sewer installation.
• A 12 inch watermain near NE 7th will be lowered on Monday. This work will cause service interruptions for two residences who have already been notified.
• Black Hills Energy and Centurylink will continue relocating their service lines throughout the project limits. Service interruptions, if any, are expected to be minor from this work.

Weekly Update Friday June 16th  (PDF)

What to expect next week: June 19 Monday – June 23 Friday
• The contractor will continue to investigate and replace sanitary sewer services. They will move into the 100 and 200 blocks of NE Main St. Temporary road closures on NE Main are expected during this work.
• The contractor’s second crew will continue working their way south with storm sewer installation.
• The water main will be lowered in several locations to avoid conflict with the new storm sewer. Some interruptions in water service is expected from this work, generally during the daytime hours and restored for the evening and overnight hours.
• Black Hills Energy and Centurylink will continue relocating their service lines throughout the project limits. Service interruptions, if any, are expected to be minor from this work.

Weekly Update Monday June 12th  (PDF)
What to expect next week: June 12 Monday – June 16 Friday
• The contractor will continue to investigate and replace sanitary sewer services. Temporary road closures on NE Main are expected during this work.
• The contractor’s second crew will continue installing storm sewer at the north end of the project.
• Black Hills Energy and Centurylink will continue relocating their service lines throughout the project limits. Service interruptions, if any, are expected to be minor from this work.


Weekly Update Monday June 5th  (PDF)

What to expect next week: June 5 Monday – June 9 Friday

  • Mail delivery for residents of NE Main St. will be shifted to the temporary mailbox
    locations. In general, the temporary locations will be as follows:
  • Mail delivery for addresses from Hwy. 44 to NE 3rd St. temporary mailbox
    cluster will be located on NE 3rd St., east of NE Main, on the north side of the
    street.
  • Mail delivery for addresses from NE 3rd St. to NE 5th St. temporary mailbox
    cluster will be located on NE 5th St., east of NE Main, on the north side of the
    street.
  • Mail delivery for addresses from NE 5th St. north to northern project limit.
    temporary mailbox cluster will be located on NE 7th St., east of NE Main, on
    the north side of the street.

Weekly Update Monday May 26th  (PDF)
What to expect next week: May 29th Monday - June 2 Friday

• The contractor will continue to investigate and replace sanitary sewer services as necessary working their way south on the east side of NE Main and then north on the west side of NE Main. Temporary partial road closures on NE Main are expected during this work.
• The contractor will start a second crew installing storm sewer at the north limit of the project site.
• Black Hills Energy and Centurylink will continue relocating their service lines as necessary throughout the project limits. Service interruptions, if any, are expected to be minor from this work.
• Mailboxes will begin to be removed on Tuesday of next week. This is required to allow for storm sewer installation and for paving removal and replacement. In general, the temporary locations will be as follows:
o Mail delivery for addresses from Hwy. 44 to NE 3rd St. temporary mailbox cluster will be located on NE 3rd St., east of NE Main, on the north side of the street.
o Mail delivery for addresses from NE 3rd St. to NE 5th St. temporary mailbox cluster will be located on NE 5th St., east of NE Main, on the north side of the street.
o Mail delivery for addresses from NE 5th St. north to northern project limit. temporary mailbox cluster will be located on NE 7th St., east of NE Main, on the north side of the street.

Weekly Update Monday May 22nd  (PDF)
What to expect next week: May 22 Monday - May 26 Friday

  • The contractor will continue to investigate sanitary sewer services generally working from north to south.
  • Reinforced concrete pipe for the new storm sewer system will be delivered to the project. The contractor is expected to start a second crew laying storm sewer beginning at the north end near the creek and working their way south.
  • CenturyLink will begin relocating their service lines as necessary throughout the project limits.
  • Black Hills Energy will begin relocating their natural gas service lines as necessary throughout the project limits. Service interruptions, if any, are expected to be minor.
  • IMPORTANT UPDATE - TUESDAY MAY 16TH -  DUE TO CONDITIONS, IT WILL BE NECESSARY TO ENACT TEMPORARY CLOSURES DURING CONSTRUCTION HOURS.

    Weekly Update Monday May 15th
      (PDF)
    What to expect next week: May 15 Monday - May 19 Friday
    • The contractor will continue to investigate sanitary sewer services working from north to south.
    • Inactive services will be disconnected and capped, active services will be removed and replaced with a new PVC service pipe.
    • The excavations will be backfilled and covered with a temporary rock surface which will allow the street to remain open until paving operations begin.

    Weekly Update Monday May 8th: Work limits have been marked, trees have been tagged for removal.
    Monday the contractor plans to mobilize some equipment and materials into the staging area on the west side of NE Main ST in the empty lot near the creek. Tuesday the contractor will start working on sanitary sewer service replacements on the north end of the project, working their way south. This work will cause some partial and temporary closure of NE Main ST and will likely continue through the end of the week.

    The project is scheduled to start Monday, May 8th. The contractor will mobilize and install temporary mailboxes on Monday. The contractor will focus on sanitary sewer service installation the rest of the week.

    Plans  (PDF)
    Phasing  (PDF)
    Preliminary Concept Plan  (PDF)


    A Public Information Meeting on Proposed NE Main Street Improvement Project was held on January 17th at the Grimes Community Complex:
    Meeting Details  (PDF)
    Map of Projected Area  (PDF)
    Video of Meeting
    Notice to Homeowners  (PDF)