Sycamore Street was closed to traffic July 5, 2023, for the start of Phase 6A of the West Hill Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project. The closure also included East 9th from Iowa to Sycamore, East 10th from Iowa to Cedar, and East 11th from the alley between Iowa and Sycamore to the Sycamore intersection.
Paving on 9th Street and 10th Street is complete. The contractor is currently pouring intake structures at the intersection of 10th and Sycamore, grading the10th and Sycamore intersection, and grading Sycamore from 10th to 11th. Sidewalks and driveways, behind the sidewalk, are formed and ready to pave once weather permits on the odd side of the street. Crews will also be installing subdrain and communication conduit on Sycamore from 10th to 11th.
Underground sewer work is completed for Phase 6A.
KE Flatwork of Eldridge, Iowa, was awarded the contract for Phase 6A and 6B by the Muscatine City Council in August 2023. See color coded map for work areas and the tentative schedule of work. All dates are weather dependent.
The two-year project (Phase 6AB) includes underground work to separate the combined sewer with the laying of new pipe and new pavement on Sycamore from East 8th Street to just past the East 11th Street intersection. It also includes underground work and repaving on Cedar Street from East 8th Street to just past the East 9th Street intersection. Work is tentatively scheduled to begin June 3, 2024, and be substantially completed by August 9, 2024.