Islington Street Corridor Project

The project area for the first phase of construction includes Islington Street from Bartlett Street to the Route 1 Bypass. Work will include replacement of underground utilities (water sewer drain), roadway reconstruction, curbing and sidewalk installations, and landscaping improvements (ornamental lighting, street trees, benches, etc.) and will be a large step in the revitalization of the West End neighborhood. The goal of this project is to create a "complete street" and will include improvements to the streetscape, traffic signals, utilities, bicycle/pedestrian facilities, transit and vehicular roadway. 

The design incorporates the recommendations of several planning studies such as the 2009 Islington Street Improvement Action Plan, 2014 Bicycle/Pedestrian Plan and the "character-based" zoning public charrette. Utility design includes the design of drinking water, sanitary sewer and storm drainage improvements, as well as utility coordination and design for natural gas, communications and electrical relocations of infrastructure. The design effort also includes improvements to parking and vehicular/pedestrian uses to determine proper lane widths, sidewalk widths, intersection designs and roadbed and pavement types and thicknesses.

Comments regarding construction can be sent to Ryan Flynn, the City's Construction Project Coordinator (contact information at the bottom of this page). 

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Project Update

Week of June 17th, 2019

Upcoming Work

Continuing installation of temporary water main.

Water Service Interruption

Water service interruptions are not anticipated this week. Owners will be notified 48 hours in advance of any scheduled water service interruptions.

Traffic Patterns

Motorist should be prepared for two-way alternating traffic through the work zone controlled by flaggers.  The one-way traffic pattern is not anticipated to be implemented this week.

General Notes

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Ryan Flynn, construction Project Manager at 766-1413.

Work Zone

 

Planned detour during construction

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Below is the current detour plan as construction begins. This plan, implemented daily during construction hours, will adjust as construction progresses this season. Businesses will remain open and we encourage the community to continue supporting them. Traffic patterns will be adjusted for access to businesses.

Islington Detour Map

 

Project Schedule

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The following table lists public meetings and project milestones. If a specific date is not listed, the anticipated timeframe is indicated and the table will be updated as the project progresses.

November 2015 Initial Public Information Meeting
  Presentation Slide Show
  Presentation Video
October 2016 Presentation Slide Show
  Presentation Video
March 2017 Roadway borings
2017 Finalized preliminary design
2018 Final design, bidding and award of contract
February 20, 2019 Public Meeting to review next phase of project
April 25, 2019 Preconstruction meeting for the public
May 2019 Start of Phase 1A construction - spanning Bartlett Street to the Route 1 Bypass
Fall 2020 Anticipated completion of Phase 1A construction

 

Project Scope

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Islington Street Project

 

2019 Public Meetings

Staff Contact

Ryan Flynn

Ryan Flynn

Construction Project Coordinator
(603) 766-1413
Eric Eby

Eric Eby

P.E., Parking and Transportation Engineer
(603) 766-1415