Capital Improvement Project Update - May 2017
Roadway Capital Improvement Projects
Chambers Road Widening
(Work consists of widening Chambers Road between Hess Road and Mainstreet)
Asphalt pavement for the new northbound lanes was completed in 2016 and a traffic switch has been implemented to the new lanes. The milling and repaving of the existing lanes (new southbound direction) was completed in April. The roadway widening project is anticipated to be substantially completed in late-May. The median landscaping for the portion of the project located in the Town’s incorporated limits has been competitively bid and scheduled for Town Council review/award on May 1, 2017. Assuming that the contract is awarded, median landscaping is planned to follow in the summer of 2017. Funding for this roadway widening project is a joint effort with Douglas County and the Douglas County School District. Funding for the median landscaping project is by the Town of Parker. More information on this project can be found at www.ParkerOnline.org/ChambersWideningProject.
Crown Crest Boulevard/Parker Adventist Hospital Traffic Signal
(Work consists of construction of a traffic signal at the Crown Crest Boulevard at Parker Adventist Hospital/Life Time Fitness access intersection.)
The traffic signal was operational in February. Work has been completed.
Cottonwood Drive Widening
(Work consists of widening Cottonwood Drive between Jordan Road and Cottonwood Way intersections)
The funding for the design for this project was appropriated as part of the 2016 budget. Design work has commenced and it is anticipated that the design will be completed by mid-2017. Due to budget constraints, the funding for the widening construction will not be available until 2018. Construction is currently anticipated for 2018 pending approval of the 2018 budget in late 2017.
Summerset Lane Extension Project
(Work consists of extending Summerset Lane east of Pine Drive)
The project was competitively bid and awarded by Town Council in March. Construction is anticipated to commence in May and conclude in the fall of 2017. Initial work will consist of utility installation, storm sewer improvements and grading. More information on this project can be found at www.ParkerOnline.org/SummersetLaneExtension.
Jordan Road Widening
(Work consists of widening Jordan Road from Hess Road to Bradbury Parkway)
Due to the funding constraints associated with the Cottonwood Drive widening project construction, the Town has commenced the design of the Jordan Road widening project in 2016 to allow for potential construction in 2017. The design for the project is done and competitive bidding will conclude in early-May. It is currently anticipated that the project will be reviewed by Town Council on May 15th for award. Construction is anticipated to commence later this year and conclude in the first half of 2018. Median landscaping is anticipated to be completed in 2018 pending approval of budget by Town Council. More information on this project can be found at www.ParkerOnline.org/JordanRoadWidening.
J. Morgan Boulevard Roadway Reconstruction
(Work consists of reconstructing J. Morgan Boulevard between Cody Avenue and Parker Road)
The 2017 Roadway Reconstruction Project will focus primarily on J. Morgan Boulevard between Parker Road and Cody Avenue. This project was competitively bid this winter, and the contract was approved by Town Council on Feb. 21. Construction is anticipated to begin in early April. More information on this project can be found at www.ParkerOnline.org/JMorganReconstruction.
Motsenbocker Road Widening
(Work consists of widening Motsenbocker Road from the Clarke Farms subdivision to the Todd Drive intersection)
Final design for this widening project is anticipated to commence in the summer of 2017. Funding for the construction of this project is dependent on adjacent development providing their portion of the project funding per their respective development agreement. The construction timetable has not been established at this time due to this variable but it is currently anticipated that construction will commence in 2018.
Annual Maintenance Projects
Townwide Concrete Repair – 2017
(Work consists of miscellaneous sidewalk, concrete pavement and curb & gutter repairs throughout the Town)
Competitive bidding of this project complete and the contract was awarded by Town Council on April 17, 2017. Work is currently anticipated to commence this summer and conclude in the fall.
Roadway Reconstruction – 2017
(Work consists of street repairs to various locations in the Town of Parker)
The 2017 reconstruction project will include J. Morgan Boulevard between Parker Road to near Cody Avenue plus a Town parking lot at the Town Hall campus. The J. Morgan Boulevard reconstruction will remove the 30+ year old concrete pavement and replace it with an asphalt/aggregate base course pavement section. Construction on the project commenced on J. Morgan Boulevard in April with the north half of the pavement section being removed. Work on J. Morgan will continue through the spring with an additional traffic swap to allow for reconstruction of the south half of the roadway and will be completed in the summer. Reconstruction of the old Town Hall parking lot is anticipated to commence in late-June and in July.
Roadway Resurfacing – 2017
(Work consists of thin overlays, chip seal and slurry seal (pavement preservation) work in various locations in the Town of Parker)
The asphalt pavement overlay portion of this program was awarded by Town Council in January. The slurry/chip seal portion of the project was competitively bid in February and the contract was awarded by Town Council on April 3, 2017. Construction on the overlay portion of the project has commenced in March and work on the slurry/chip seal project commenced in late-April. Both projects are anticipated to conclude later this summer.
Storm Water Capital Improvement Projects
Newlin Gulch at East-West Trail
(Work will include a grade control structure and associated appurtenances on Newlin Gulch at the East-West Trail crossing)
The drop structure has sheet piling installed and approximately half of the boulders installed and grouted. The pedestrian box is complete and the project is anticipated to be complete in the 1st quarter of 2017.
Parker Square Drive Drainage Improvements
(Work consists of removing and replacing existing storm sewer lines that have been damaged and filled with cobble)
The project is substantially complete and the contractor is working on final closeout items.
Facility Capital Improvement Projects
Parker Schoolhouse Annex Renovation Project
(Project consists of remodeling the existing non-historic annex interior space including a concession, box office, and office addition; restroom upgrades; fire alarm upgrades and misc. interior upgrades)
The project is currently in the design phase with bidding anticipated in June of 2017 and construction completion anticipated winter 2017.
Parker Fieldhouse Renovation Project
(Project consists of converting the existing indoor playground area to classrooms and adding office space)
The project is currently in the design phase with bidding anticipated in May of 2017 and construction completion in fall 2017.
Parker Schoolhouse Historical Restoration Project
(Project consists of restoration of the 100-year old historical portion of the Schoolhouse building)
The Phase 2 restoration work consisting of the basement restoration was substantially completed in late-November and Town staff has closed out this contract. Phase 3 was awarded by Town Council in January and construction has commence. Phase 3 work consists of the exterior and upstairs restoration work is anticipated to conclude in fall of 2017. Partial funding for the historical restoration work is from the Colorado State Historical Fund via a grant that was approved by Town Council.
East-West Trail - Phase II
(Project consists of constructing a multi-use recreational concrete trail between Newlin Gulch Boulevard and Chambers Road within and adjacent to the PSCo/Xcel powerline corridor.)
Construction on the project was substantially completed in March and staff is working to close out this project in April.
East-West Trail – Phase III
(Project consists of constructing a multi-use recreational concrete trail between Motsenbocker Road to the Cherry Creek Trail within and adjacent to the PSCo/Xcel powerline corridor.)
Design on the project has concluded and discussions with PSCo/Xcel related to a required license agreement to allow for construction of the trail are underway. Construction is anticipated for summer of 2017.
Discovery Park (formerly "The Plaza on Main")
(Project includes the design and construction of a public park and plaza located at the NE corner of E. Mainstreet and PACE Center Drive)
The project is substantially complete and is currently occupied. Completion of landscaping and the interactive water fountain is scheduled for spring 2017.
Dog/Disc Golf Park
(Project consists of constructing a combination dog park and disk golf park on Pine Lane west of Cherry Creek).
Construction on the project is underway and will continue through early-June. The project is scheduled to be complete and opened to the public in June of 2017 with a dedication currently anticipated for mid-June.
Sulphur Gulch Trail Crossing Realignment
(Project consists of relocating the Sulphur Gulch trail crossing of Pikes Peak Drive to the south).
This project has been awarded by Town Council and work is anticipated to commence in May. Work will continue to late-July.
For further information on any of these listed projects, please contact the Department of Engineering at 303.840.9546.