Ada County Highway District

Chinden and Curtis/Veterans Memorial Parkway Intersection

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Construction Started Late February 2021

Construction Update October 15, 2021: Minor punchlist items remain. Contractor provided samples for privacy fence for property owner approval prior to installation. Tentatively scheduled to be installed in December pending material delivery. Final punchlist walk scheduled for October 12th. 

Construction Update October 7, 2021: Minor punch list items remain. Contractor provided samples for privacy fence for property owner approval prior to installation. Tentatively scheduled to be installed in December pending material delivery. Need revised pricing for new ped ramp install on the east side of Stockton and Curtis. 

Construction Update October 1, 2021: Ped bike railing complete. Roadway open to all users. Sidewalk, north of Chinden, is now open. Contractor to provide samples for privacy fence for property owner approval prior to installation. Need revised pricing for new ped ramp install on the east side of Stockton and Curtis.

Construction Update September 23, 2021: Ped bike railing nearly complete. Roadway open to all users. Sidewalk, north of Chinden is now open. Remaining railing is installed. Contractor to provide samples for privacy fence for property owner approval prior to installation.

Construction Update September 17, 2021: TTC items are being addressed as needed. Miscellaneous metals subcontractor is fabricating and installing railing. Currently installing on the southwest side of the project. Roadway open to all users. Sidewalk, north of Chinden, is now open. Railing remains to be installed. Contractor to provide samples for privacy fence for property owner approval prior to installation.

Construction Update September 10, 2021: TTC items are being addressed as needed. Miscellaneous metals subcontractor is fabricating and installing railing. Roadway open to all users. Sidewalk, north of Chinden, will remain closed until railing is installed. Miscellaneous repairs and work still remain. Contractor to provide samples for privacy fence for property owner approval prior to installation. 

Construction Update August 26, 2021: TTC items are being addressed as needed. Metal subcontractor is fabricating and installing railing. Roadway open to all users. Sidewalk, north of Chinden, will remain closed until retailing is installed. Miscellaneous repairs and work still remain. 

Construction Update July 30, 2021: 

  • TTC items are being addressed as needed.
  • The subcontractor will be on site early August to install railing.
  • Island work on the south of Curtis is ongoing. Perimeter curbing was set July 29th.

Past Construction Updates: 

There is ongoing electrical work. During the week of May, 11 crews are installing fiber connections and new J-Boxes. Excavation and installation of precast pipe and manholes on the south side of Chinden. Demolition of existing structures is complete. Concrete retaining wall on the north side of Chinden has been placed. Prepping for the railing install. Contractor has set new signal poles. Demolition of existing south MSE wall complete. MSE wall panels are in fabrication. Working with irrigation to divert flow while the new MSE wall is constructed on the south. There is a channelized pedestrian path on the south side.

Temporary traffic control is in place. Boring operations started the week of March 8th. Excavation and installation of gravity irrigation line has started. Flagging operations will be in place on the south side until pedestrian channelization is installed. 

On Monday night, March 1st, crews will work on implementing lane restrictions in the southwest corner of Chinden Boulevard and Curtis Road. Night work impacts include increased light, increased noise, and back-up alarms.

The new traffic pattern will be in place by the Tuesday morning commute, March 2nd. Changes to the traffic pattern include: temporary restriction of the right turn lane from Chinden Boulevard onto Curtis Road, and a traffic shift on Curtis Road to the east.

In addition to the lane restrictions, there will be pedestrian detours on the west side of Veterans Memorial Parkway and Curtis Road while crews work on improving the pedestrian ramps. There will be pedestrian detours in place. 

Contractor is getting ready to start work. Survey will be staked on February 25th for irrigation and misc. utilities. 

Construction is expected to start in late February 2021. Impacts could include lane restrictions, flaggers, general construction noise, dust, equipment back up alarms, and ground vibration. Construction is anticipated to end in spring 2021.

Work will include adding a southbound right turn lane on Veterans Memorial Parkway at the intersection to allow drivers to turn west on Chinden Boulevard. The lane will also extend through the intersection and tie into the existing turn lane for Ustick Road.

 

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