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Water System Improvement Projects

WSI 2024-1 Water System Improvements – Meredith (132 Street – 142 Street)

Please click the following links to view the WSI 2024-1 Plan Set, Contract Documents, Bidder’s Copy Proposal, and the Notice of Public Hearing.

WSI 2024-1 Plan Set

WSI 2024-1 Contract Documents

WSI 2024 -1 Bidder’s Copy Proposal

WSI 2024-1 Notice of Public Hearing

WSI 2024-1 Addendum #1

2/15/2024 UPDATE: WSI 2023-3 Water System Improvements – 70th Street (Douglas Ave – Aurora Ave)  

Phase 2 of the 70th Street water main replacement project, from Airline Avenue to Douglas Avenue, is anticipated to start the week of March 4, 2024 and be completed by June 28, 2024.  Throughout the construction period, temporary traffic control will be in place to allow the contractor the space needed to complete the project.  This will include closing the southbound lanes along 70th Street.  The cross streets will also be closed periodically while the contractor is performing the necessary connections.

As part of this project, the existing sidewalk on the west side of 70th Street will be removed and replaced from Madison Avenue to Aurora Avenue.  The new sidewalk width on the west side will be increased from 4′ to 5′ to meet City of Urbandale’s sidewalk standards.  If your property is on the west side of 70th Street from Madison Avenue to Aurora Avenue, your driveway approach will also be removed and replaced.  The contractor will communicate with the individual property owners regarding driveway approach removals to allow continued access to your home.  Following completion of water main installation associated concrete work, the disturbed areas will be restored and sod will be placed and watered by the Urbandale Water Utility.  The sequence of events is as follows:

  1. Water Main Installation
  2. Flushing, testing, and sampling of new water main
  3. Service line transfer of customers to the new main
  4. Tie existing water mains to new water mains

Besides the excavation of the west side of 70th Street for the length of the project, customers on the east side of 70th Street will also have some excavation in their yards.  This is to facilitate the transfer of their water service from the old water main to the new water main.  The last phase is final grading and sodding.

The Urbandale Water Utility will provide a minimum 24-hour notice to any planned interruption of your water service.  We will make every attempt to contact you when the work is proposed to minimize your inconvenience.

WSI 2023-3 Phase 2 Map

For more information, please contact Rob Light, Project Inspector, at rlight@urbandalewater.org or 515-331-6839.