Project Updates

Project Phasing

Anticipated Upcoming Construction Activities:

October 17, 2019

  • Anticipated pouring of remaining Harrison Street turn lanes at 144th St. on Saturday
  • Pour final curb inlets early next week
  • 148th Street driveway and continue with sidewalk along north side of Harrison St.
  • Traffic signal poles at 148th St.
  • Continue with fence installation
  • Staining on retaining walls along private property side

October 9, 2019

  • Wet weather last couple of weeks has delayed progress
  • Pave 148th St. today, work on median surfacing this week, and anticipate finishing turn lanes at 144th St. end of next week
  • Work on sidewalks in Phase 3, working west to east, north side first
  • Install sod on side street properties this week
  • Continue working on traffic signal at 148th St.
  • Continue staining retaining walls (property-facing side) and installing fences on walls
  • Repair sprinklers on side streets
  • Striping is likely towards the end of October
  • Weather will continue to play a role in completing the project; contractor’s intent is to finish mainline work and open Harrison Street to traffic, followed by lane closures to finish sidewalks, etc. 
  • Phase 1 area west of 156th St. has been reseeded.

September 19, 2019

  • Pour remaining eastbound lanes (148th St east)
  • Pour turn lanes at 150th and 148th next week; will require removal of temporary pavement at 151st, week-long closure of temporary 151st to 150th access
  • Begin removals at 148th next week and grade
  • Sidewalk on north side of Harrison between 150th and 147th
  • Signal work at 148th Street intersection
  • Continue with fence installation in Phase 2
  • BNSF railroad will be doing crossing repairs on 156th over the next week. This falls within the detour route and may result in delays for travelers on this stretch of 156th.

September 5, 2019

  • Finish storm sewer in Phase 3
  • Backfill westbound lanes in Phase 3, and grade eastbound lanes
  • Pave eastbound lanes next week
  • 150th Street is open (as of Sept 11)
  • Reseeding of Phase 2, west of 156th Street
  • Continuing staining retaining and noise walls
  • Complete fences in Phase 2

August 23, 2019

  • Pave westbound lanes of phase 3
  • Finish storm sewer on 150th St. and pave
  • Finish backfilling around walls and sidewalks in phase 2, followed by seeing of turf areas
  • Reseed areas in phase 1 (west of 156th St.)
  • Staining of retaining walls and installation of fences in phase 2

July 29, 2019

  • Removals of pavement and storm sewer in Phase 3
  • Finish noise wall #2 panels and ditch liner
  • Finish sidewalks in Phase 2, followed by sprinklers, fences, and seeding
  • Complete 152nd Street traffic signal prior to school starting

July 17, 2019

  • Beginning tomorrow, July 18, phase 3 (between 147th and 150th) will be underway and closed to through traffic. Phase 2 (between 150th and 154th) will be back open to through traffic, although there will likely be lane closures at times.

July 8, 2019

  • Finish prep work on 152nd St. north and pave street, followed by driveway construction
  • Continue grading Harrison St. median and pouring inlets
  • Work on south side sidewalk and driveways
  • Continue staining on noise wall, move to wall #1
  • Continue retaining wall construction with phase 2
  • Anticipate opening phase 2 to traffic the week of July 16th, and will close phase 3 for construction
  • Temporary median cross over at 151st St. in place until 150th St. construction is complete

June 6, 2019

  • Finish ditch liner behind noise all #1
  • Pave 152nd Street south and driveways
  • Begin removals of 151st Street south
  • Fine grading, seeding, fences, and sprinklers in Phase 1D
  • Continue noise wall #2 staining
  • Begin retaining wall G, next to LeBeau park

May 30, 2019

  • Due to the weather, the removals of 152nd Street south have been rescheduled to begin today. Also note that the traffic signal at 156th & Harrison will be temporarily out of service today after 9:00 am.

May 21, 2019

  • Beginning tomorrow, May 22, at 9:00 am, the traffic (one lane in each direction) will shift to the south lanes of Harrison Street between 147th-150th streets.

May 3, 2019

  • Finish grading efforts and prep for paving in Phase 2 (weather permitting)
  • Finish outlet structure between 150th and 151st
  • Continue building retaining walls in Phase 2
  • Finish sidewalks, backfilling, seeding, fence and sprinkler work within the next 2 weeks in Phase 1 areas
  • Continue on noise wall ditch liners and begin staining efforts on noise wall 2

April 12, 2019

  • Finish sidewalks, seeding and fences in Phase 1D
  • Complete the 156th Street median at the Fantasy’s driveway
  • Continue grading and storm sewer work in Phase 2
  • Begin retaining walls in Phase 2
  • Begin ditch liner work behind noise walls

March 7, 2019

  • The contractor will begin work on the drainage structures near 151st Street on March 18. Please note that the sidewalk on the south side of Harrison will be closed during this work.

 November 26, 2018

  • Phase 1 is complete and Harrison Street is back open through the winter months. Work will continue on the noise walls so please be aware of construction workers and equipment. Next spring, Harrison Street will close again for construction of Phases 2 and 3.

November 11, 2018

  • Phase 1D is tentatively scheduled to be complete November 21, weather dependent. Also note that the opening in the median on 156th at Fantasy’s driveway will be closed off prior to Phase 1D opening.

November 1, 2018

  • Finishing mainline paving on Phase 1D, backfilling curbs and working inlets and median surfacing
  • Begin Fantasy’s north driveway and sidewalks in Phase 1D
  • Continue noise wall #2 and begin grading for noise wall #1

October 26, 2018

  • Finishing mainline pours on west taper area of Phase 1D near 161st St., followed by sidewalk and driveway paving
  • Continuing with noise wall #2 on the north side of Harrison
  • Various clean up items such as fencing, sprinklers, seeding, etc.

October 1, 2018

  • Weather dependent, paving of westbound lanes on Phase 1D
  • Finish out driveways and sidewalks within Phase 1
  • Continue noise wall #2 (northeast) drilling for pilasters

September 19, 2018

  • Continue storm sewer installation, grading and paving prep in Phase 1D
  • Preparations for seeding of Phases 1A-1C
  • Preparations (including tree and fence removals) for noise wall #2 (northeast wall.)

August 20, 2018

  • Phase 1D removals including pavement and storm sewer
  • Begin new storm sewer installation in Phase 1D
  • Continue to finish sidewalks, walls and fences within Phase 1A, 1B and 1C
  • Finish traffic signal at 156th & Harrison St.
  • Utility relocations in Phase 1D

August 8, 2018

  • Phases 1A, 1B and 1C will be open to traffic Friday, August 10 by 3 pm
  • Phase 1D (west of 156th) will close at that time
  • Intersection will be stop controlled in all directions until the signal is operational

August 1, 2018

  • Finish median surfacing and temporary pavement in Phases 1A-C
  • Pour sidewalks on 156th St. and clean up prior to opening on Aug 10
  • Continue work on staining and temporary seeing along noise wall 3
  • Continue work on retaining walls, fences, etc.

July 16, 2018

  • Complete Phase 1A, 1B and 1C paving
  • Continue work on paving remaining driveways and sidewalks
  • Continue staining southeast noise walls
  • Install fences on retaining walls in Phase 1A

July 2, 2018

  • Pave 154th north, 156th south turn lanes, median surfacing
  • Driveways for CenturyLink, Fantasy’s and private drives
  • Construct fence on Wall B in front of storage facility

June 13, 2018

  • Rework subgrade due to rain, expect to pour remainder of 156th Phase 1B next week
  • Finish removals of 156th Phase 1C and begin laying storm sewer
  • Finish north leg of 154th St.

May 31, 2018

  • Paving westbound turn lanes on Harrison St.
  • Prep and pave 154th St north, driveways to Omaha Storage, Century Link and Fantasy’s
  • 156th St. north of Harrison will close Monday, June 4

May 16, 2018

  • Due to weather delays, paving of southbound lanes on 156th will occur towards the end of the week
  • Remove 156th & Harrison signal
  • Begin retaining wall B in front of Omaha Storage

May 3, 2018

  • Completing storm sewer work on south leg of 156th Street
  • Prepare subgrade of southbound 156th Street lanes in preparation for paving next week
  • Wrap up seeding and fence work behind south noise wall

April 23, 2018

  • Finish storm sewer pipe within Phase 1A
  • Continue retaining wall construction within Phase 1A
  • Close 156th Street, begin pavement removals in Phase 1B
  • Pending overhead power relocation, begin northeast noise wall grading

April 16, 2018

  • Finish junction box construction
  • Begin laying storm sewer pipe within phase 1A
  • Begin retaining walls B, C, and D
  • May begin tree removals pending bird surveys

April 9, 2018

  • Continue with removals for Phase 1A and storm sewer construction.
  • Grading and utility relocation work along northeast noise wall
  • Temperature dependent, seeding behind south noise wall
  • Construct retaining wall by Omaha Storage

April 2, 2018

  • Continue construction of box culvert extension and junction box
  • Grading and utility work to begin along northeast noise wall
  • Surface removal along south side of Phase 1A work area