Construction Projects

Water Line Project on 49th South 

Crews will begin construction work in connection with the 49th South Water Line Project tomorrow, April 16. To facilitate the utility work, 49th South from 15th East to 25th East will be closed for 24 hours with local access only. Alternate routes will be in place during this time. The anticipated completion time of the Water Line Project is early- to mid-May. Barring unforeseen conditions, all local residents and businesses will have access during construction. Please watch for equipment and personnel, follow all traffic signs and flaggers, and reduce speeds to posted limits. We appreciate the community's patience during this construction period. For questions about this project, please call HK Contractors, Inc. at (208) 523-6600.


Elm Street Roundabout detailing
April 3 through April 5, 2019, the Elm Street and S Boulevard roundabout will be closed in order for the contractor to complete some delaying details which were delayed from last year's construction. The traffic should be flowing as usual on Saturday. If you have any questions, please call 208-612-8250. We appreciate your cooperation and encourage commuters to find an alternate route this Wednesday. 

18th and 19th Street Waterline Upgrades
18th and 19th Street, between S. Emerson Avenue and S. Higbee Avenue to allow for waterline upgrades. Barring unforeseen circumstances, all properties along 18th and 19th Street will remain accessible. The anticipated completion time is approximately 45 days. During the closure, please follow traffic signs and anticipate modifications to traffic flow and the need for alternate routes. For questions on this project, please contact JM Concrete at (208) 528-8811.

Elva Street Sidewalk Project
Construction associated with the Elva Street sidewalk improvement project will begin on Monday, April 8, 2019. The anticipated completion time is one month. 

The project includes removal and replacement of existing sidewalk, curb and ADA ramps from N. Holmes Avenue east to Lovejoy Street. One lane of traffic will remain open in each direction. Pedestrian detours will be set up during different work phases to promote safety and expedite the project schedule. Barring unforeseen conditions, all local businesses will be accessible during construction. Please watch for equipment and personnel, follow all traffic signs and personnel, and reduce speeds to posted limits. We appreciate your patience during the busy construction season. For questions on this project, please call HK Contractors at (208) 523-6600. 

9th Street Bridge over the Moody Canal Project
Intermittent Road Closures Scheduled for 9th Street 
On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 3H Construction will begin construction on the 9th Street Bridge over the Moody Canal.  Barring unforeseen conditions, the anticipated completion time is 45 days. The roadway from St. Clair Road east to Austin Avenue will be intermittently closed to vehicle traffic for the duration of the project. Pedestrian traffic will be uninterrupted. This project consists of removing and replacing the existing bridge structure. New pipes, drainage, curb and gutter will also be installed. Please observe all traffic control signs and detours. Your patience and cooperation is greatly appreciated during this process. If you have any questions, contact Reed Hill at (208) 589-7713 or Idaho Falls Public Works at (208) 612-8250. 


Temporary Road Closure
Please be aware there will be a full road closure beginning Tuesday, March 12, 2019 on Pioneer Road from S. Utah to the intersection of Pioneer Road and Sunnyside Road. There will be no through access and the road will re-open mid May.  Barring unforeseen circumstances, all businesses along Pioneer Road will remain accessible and local residents will be provided access to their homes.  The roadway will be closed to enable water, sanitary, and storm sewer line installations, followed by reconstruction of the road. During the closure, please follow the marked detour or find an alternate route and watch for pedestrian detours. Please contact HK Contractors at (208) 523-6600 if you have questions.