Capital Improvement Project Update - April 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 was completed in 2016 and traffic switch has been implemented to the new lanes. The milling and repaving of the existing lanes (future southbound direction) will be completed in the spring of 2017 as temperatures allow. The median landscaping for the portion of the project located in the Town's incorporated limits is 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 contractor commenced construction in October and the traffic signal was 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 complete and the project is currently being competitively bid with a bid opening scheduled for early-March. An open house on the project will be held on March 9th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Parker Town Hall. Construction is anticipated to commence in the summer of 2017. 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. 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. An open house on the project will be held on March 30th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Parker Town Hall. More information on this project can be found at www.ParkerOnline.org/JordanRoadWidening.
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 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 – 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. Bidding of this project is anticipated to commence in March.
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. Competitive bidding of this project has concluded and the contract was approved by Town Council on February 21st. Construction is anticipated to commence in the spring and conclude in late-summer.
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 is scheduled to be reviewed by Town Council for award on March 20th. Construction on this project is anticipated to commence this spring and conclude in late-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)
This project was approved by Town Council on March 6th. Construction on this project is anticipated to begin around mid-April.
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 spring 2017 and construction completion anticipated fall 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 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 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 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 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).
The project was competitively bid in the fall of 2016, construction is underway and will continue through winter/spring 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.