Capital Improvement Project Update - February 2017

Roadway Capital Improvement Projects


  

Chambers Road Widening


(Work consists of widening Chambers Road between Hess Road and Mainstreet)
The project work is continuing as weather allows through the winter.  Asphalt pavement for the new northbound lanes has been completed and traffic switch was implemented to the new lanes in December and January. The milling and repaving of the existing lanes (future southbound direction) will be completed in the spring of 2017. The median landscaping is anticipated to follow in the summer of 2017 (pending 2017 funding for the landscaping).  Funding for this roadway widening project is a joint effort with Douglas County and the Douglas County School District. 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 project was competitively bid in August and awarded by Town Council in September. The contractor commenced construction in October and the traffic signal is anticipated to be operational in February. Work will continue into early 2017 as weather allows.

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 design for the project is currently underway with construction tentatively scheduled for 2017.

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.  Design efforts commenced in October. The design is anticipated to be completed in the spring of 2017 to allow for potential bidding and construction in 2017 pending approval of the 2017 budget.

Motsenbocker Road Widening


(Work consists of widening Motsenbocker Road from the Clarke Farms subdivision to the Todd Drive intersection)
Design for this widening project is anticipated to commence in early-2017. Funding for 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 possible that construction could commence in late-2017.

Annual Maintenance Projects


Townwide Concrete Repair - 2016


(Work consists of miscellaneous sidewalk, concrete pavement and curb & gutter repairs throughout the Town)
The 2016 contract work is complete.

Townwide Concrete Repair – 2017


(Work consists of miscellaneous sidewalk, concrete pavement and curb & gutter repairs throughout the Town)
Town staff is currently evaluating potential work areas for the 2017 contract pending approval of the 2017 budget by Town Council (budget scheduled for Town Council review on December 5th).

Roadway Reconstruction – 2017


(Work consists of street repairs to various locations in the Town of Parker)
Town staff is currently evaluating potential work areas for the 2017 contract pending approval of the 2017 budget by Town Council (budget scheduled for Town Council review on December 5th).

Roadway Resurfacing – 2017


(Work consists of thin overlays, chip seal and slurry seal (pavement preservation) work in various locations in the Town of Parker)
Town staff is currently evaluating potential work areas for the 2017 contract pending approval of the 2017 budget by Town Council (budget scheduled for Town Council review on December 5th).

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.

Facility Capital Improvement Projects



Parker Schoolhouse Annex Remodel 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 spring 2017 and construction completion anticipated fall 2017.

Parker Fieldhouse Playground to Classroom/Office Remodel 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 spring 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 October.  Town staff will be working to close out this contract by the end of 2016.  Pending approval of the 2017 budget, Phase 3 work consisting of the exterior and upstairs restoration work is anticipated to commence in early 2017.  Partial funding for the historical restoration work is from the Colorado State Historical Fund via a grant.

Recreation Improvements



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 commenced in August and is anticipated to be completed in late-2016.  Work currently includes the Newlin Gulch low-water trail crossing/drop structure and concrete trail construction.

East-West Trail – Phase III


(Project consists of constructing a multi-use recreational concrete trail between the Motsenbocker/Todd intersection to the Cherry Creek Trail within and adjacent to the PSCo/Xcel powerline corridor.)
Design on the project has commenced and preliminary discussions with PSCo/Xcel related to a required license agreement to allow for construction of the trail are underway.  Construction is anticipated for 2017 pending approval of the 2017 budget by Town Council 
(budget scheduled for Town Council review on December 5th).

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.

Stroh Soccer Park Parking Lot Addition


(Project consists of constructing an additional parking lot on the west side of the Stroh Soccer Park)
The project is complete.

Dog/Disc Golf Park


(Project consists of constructing a combination dog park and disk golf park on Pine Lane west of Cherry Creek).
The project was competitively bid in September and awarded by Town Council on October 3rd.  Construction of the improvements has commenced and will continue through winter as weather allows.  The project is scheduled to be complete and opened to the public in the summer of 2017.

For further information on any of these listed projects, please contact the Department of Engineering at 303.840.9546.