S HOLMES AVENUE ROAD CLOSURE: SEE DETAILS BELOW
Minor Street Overlays
Beginning Monday, July 25th through July 29th DePatco, Inc. will be completing pavement overlays on the following city streets. Access will be for emergency and local traffic only. Parking will be prohibited on these streets in order to minimize delays. Should there remain any on street vehicles at the time of construction, those vehicles will be towed. Please call the DePatco Office for questions at 458-4000. The following streets will be impacted during this time:
Major Street Overlays - 2016
HK Contactors, Inc. will be chip sealing Friday, July 29th at Science Center Drive, Fremont Avenue, and Grizzly Avenue on the Major Street Overlays project at the following: Grizzly Avenue - from Rendezvous Rd north to approx. 300 feet beyond Claredot Dr, Fremont Avenue – from Higham St north to Science Center Dr, and Hoopes Ave – from Woodruff Ave to approximately 600 feet beyond Parkwood St. The construction activities will include removal and replacement of existing ADA ramps and curb at intersections, adjusting manholes and water valves, milling existing asphalt, and placing asphalt overlays. Construction activities are currently scheduled in such a manner that will affect only a portion of the existing roadways at one time, and barring any unforeseen conditions, all local businesses will be accessible during construction. Please watch for equipment and workers, follow all traffic signs and flaggers, and reduce speeds to posted limits.We anticipate completion of the work in early August. We appreciate your patience during this construction period. If you have any questions, please contact HK at (208) 523-6600 or the City of Idaho Falls Public Works Department at (208) 612-8250.
Pancheri Road Seal Coat from S Bellin Road to Blue Sky Drive
HK Contractors will be applying permanent special pavement markings 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.
Road Closure – S. Holmes Avenue from 5th to 9th Street
Beginning Mon., July 25, S. Holmes Avenue from 5th Street to 9th Street will be closed to all through traffic as Intermountain Gas replaces the gas line to accommodate storm line installation by HK Contractors. There will be no through traffic permitted during this time. The public should be prepared to take alternate routes. Local businesses will be accessible from the side streets during this time. Barring unforeseen conditions, the road will reopen to accommodate daytime traffic on Mon., August 1. Construction on S. Holmes Avenue began on June 13. The project includes replacement of water, storm and sewer systems; curb, gutter and utility crossings; sidewalk repair at the utility crossings; base gravel;and paving. For questions call Public Works at (208) 612-8250.
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.
Intersection of N Bellin Road & Grandview Drive Elevation
HK Contractors will begin construction work on Monday, July 25 at Bellin Road & Grandview Drive. Approximately 325 feet of roadway at the curve where Bellin Road and Grandview Drive intersect will be closed to through traffic for one month. The public should be prepared to take alternate routes. Traffic traveling north from Broadway Avenue on Bellin Road will be rerouted to Buckboard Lane and north to Grandview Drive. Traffic traveling west on Grandview Drive will be rerouted on Buckboard Lane south to Broadway. The construction activities will include roadway clearing and excavation; removal and replacement of a section of curb and gutter; followed by fill, base gravel placement, paving and seal coating. New LED signs will be installed as well. Additional construction on Grandview Drive between Skyline Drive and Saturn Avenue will begin on August 1and will continue through November. During all construction activities, please watch for equipment and workers, follow all traffic signs and flaggers, and reduce speeds to posted limits. For questions, call Public Works at (208) 612-8250.