Storm 2006 Projects Improving Westside Drainage Begin
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    Storm 2006 Projects Improving Westside Drainage Begin

    The first phase of the Westside Flood Damage Improvements Project and the Mesa Hills-Wallenberg Project have initiated as critical reconstruction priorities that have been identified as a result of Storm 2006. The following is a summary on the scope of these projects and current construction status.

    Westside Flood Damage Improvements, Phase I
    The first phase of the Westside Flood Damage Improvements Project will target the street and drainage improvements in the North Mesa Street, Coronado Channel, Shadow Mountain Drive and Silver Springs Drive area. Currently, construction has closed some lanes for the next month on Shadow Mountain form Caprock Court to Silver Springs Drive to allow for the installation of a box culvert. The scope of work for the entire project will include the following infrastructure improvements:
    Installation of new box culvert structures in the North Mesa Street, Caprock Court and Shadow Mountain Drive roadway crossings

    • Construction of the new reinforced concrete lined channel along the Coronado Channel from North Mesa to Shadow Mountain Drive
    • Extension of new reclaimed water pipelines along Shadow Mountain Drive, Silver Springs Drive and Caprock Court
    • Reconstruction and extension of existing concrete curbed medians along Shadow Mountain Drive from North Mesa Street to Thunderbird Drive including landscaping and irrigation system
    • Removal of all debris in project area
    Additional project highlights include:
    • Expected project duration of 9 months
    • Total approximate project cost of $9.5 million
    • Phase II of the Westside Flood Damage Improvement Project will target the reconstruction of the channel and roadway along Silver Springs Drive
    Mesa Hills-Wallenberg Project
    The Mesa Hills-Wallenberg project will focus on street and drainage improvements. Currently, construction has closed some lanes for a month on Mesa Hills near Hurd Place to Wallenberg Drive to allow for reconstruction of drainage and inlet structures. The scope of work for this project includes the following:
    • New energy dissipation structures will be added at the end of the existing outlet structures to the arroyo
    • Repair and replacement of existing inlet structures and new inlet structure will be placed on Wallenberg with storm sewer pipe to the arroyo
    • Removal and replacement of existing pavement, sidewalk, wheelchair ramps and some curb and gutter
    Additional project highlights include:
    • Expected Project Duration of 4 months
    • Total approximate project cost of $1.6 million
    To view the latest Storm 2006 Capital Project Update, please PDF click here

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