Pancheri Road Seal Coat from S Bellin Road to Blue Sky Drive
HK Contractors will be seal coating Pancheri Road on Thursday and Friday, July 7th and 8th, 2016. About 2-3 weeks after the seal coat installation, permanent special pavement markings will be installed on the newly sealed roadway. Please watch for equipment and workers, follow all traffic signs and flaggers, and reduce speeds to posted limits. These activities will conclude this significant roadway widening project. The City of Idaho Falls appreciates your patience and consideration in providing for a safe construction zone throughout this project. For questions, contact HK Contractors at (208) 523-6600 or the City of Idaho Falls Public Works Department at (208) 612-8250.
South Holmes Avenue Waterline Replacement
On Monday, June 13, HK Contactors, Inc. began working on the waterline replacement project on South Holmes Avenue from 9th Street to Cleveland Street. The project includes replacement of water, storm and sewer systems; curb, gutter and utility crossings; sidewalk repair at the utility crossings; base gravel; and asphalt paving. Full road closures are anticipated from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., with work potentially being done on Sundays as well, during which time the businesses within the construction zone on Holmes Avenue will be accessible from side streets only. All businesses will be accessible from Holmes Avenue between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday. There will be 24-hour full roadway closure from 8th Street to 7th Street for a duration of three days, beginning June 17, to accommodate a sanitary sewer crossing replacement. Local businesses will be accessible from the side streets during this time.Barring unforeseen conditions, the anticipated project duration is four months. Please watch for equipment and workers, follow all traffic signs and flaggers, and reduce speeds to posted limits.We appreciate your patience during this construction period. For questions, contact HK Contractors at (208) 523-6600 or the City of Idaho Falls Public Works Department at (208) 612-8250. Click here to view the traffic plan.
Downtown Fire Station
Construction of the N. Park Avenue fire station is in progress.Traffic will be restricted to the right lane for one block. Additional precautions include closure of the sidewalk on the east side of the street and the alley running parallel to D and E Street between N Park Avenue and N Shoup Avenue. Sidewalk users will be required to cross to the west side of the street, using the crosswalks at the intersections of Park Avenue and E Street or D Street. Alley access will be prohibited for the duration of the project. Motorists and pedestrians are advised to use caution, reduce speeds and comply with all traffic signs. Barring unforeseen conditions, the total estimated project duration, including demolition and construction, is one year. The city would like to thank the community for their patience and cooperation during this busy construction time.