Walker Road Culvert & Grading Project

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February 11, 2019 2:14 PM

Walker Road Project Update

The project is on Walker Road from Betty’s Grove Road east 4.64 miles to Troy Mills Road. Construction includes crossroad culvert extensions and spot grading. The road will be open to traffic during the majority of the project but delays are to be expected. The project was let on April 23, 2019 and the project was awarded to Rathje Construction of Marion, Iowa for a cost of $396,917.75. As per the contract, the completion date for the project is September 30, 2019. This means the contractor must complete the project on or before that date. Once started, the project will take approximately 6-8 weeks for completion. An exact start date has not been determined yet.

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Latest Update:

August 14, 2019 8:41 AM

The contractor has pushed their start date back to Monday August 19th. They will be working on culverts and doing spot grading work throughout Walker Road. The road will remain open to all traffic, but there will be lane closures controlled by flaggers. Traffic should expect delays. The project is expected to be completed by September 30th.

Please contact me with any questions.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)

Prior Updates

August 1, 2019 10:22 AM

The contractor tentatively plans to start on Monday August 12th. They will be working on culverts and doing spot grading work throughout Walker Road. The road will remain open to all traffic, but there will be lane closures controlled by flaggers. Traffic should expect delays. The project is expected to be completed by September 30th.

Please contact me with any questions.

Garret Reddish (garret.reddish@linncounty.org)