The drainage improvements allow for enclosure of the ditch along the hike/bike trail with extension of an existing drainage pipe between Arthur Street and Harrison Street. Maintenance and safety will be improved with this work.
On February 12, 2019 City Council awarded the construction agreement to Starostka Group Unlimited, Inc. in the amount of $97,318.73.
On August 17, 2019, via Resolution No. 2019-257, City Council approved Change Order No. 1 which allowed additional time to complete this project. This time extension was due to unfavorable weather conditions and extended the completion date from September 1, 2019 to November 30, 2019, with no contract amount modification.
To repair soil erosion and concrete slab failure at Lift Station No. 7; which is adjacent to the Sugar Beet Ditch, Change Order No. 2, via Resolution No. 2019-274, was approved by City Council on September 10, 2019 in the amount of 19,013.11, resulting in a revised contract amount of $116,331.84. In addition to the repair work, drainage improvements to the south end of Grant Street are also included to mitigate erosion issues at Lift Station No. 7.