Welcome to our Infrastructure Projects Page!

 

Please see below for summaries of projects currently ongoing in our community. This list is not all inclusive and summarizing often complex and detailed engineering projects can be challenging. So please, please engage staff with any questions, comments, and concerns. We would love to discuss with you!

This page was last updated on January 22, 2021


Central Area Water Main Upsizing (7/30/2020)

The water main between the two water towers needs to be upsized to better accommodate flows throughout town. The area north of Central Park is included in this phase.

     Cost Estimate: $250,000

     Engineer:

     Contractor:

Concrete Repairs 2021 (7/30/2020)

The City will again repair curb and gutters and stormwater inlets throughout town.

     Cost Estimate: $30,000

     Engineer: Inhouse

     Contractor: 

Pedestrian Improvements 2021 (11/13/2020)

The City will endeavor to improve and add sidewalks and trails throughout town. This is a multi year initiative. Sidewalk installation along South Cliff Ave south of Honeysuckle Dr and Willow St at the railroad crossing are areas identified in 2021.

     Cost Estimate: $70,000

     Engineer: Inhouse

     Contractor:

Macey Ave / Lien Ave Backyard Drainage Improvements (7/30/2020)

The City is planning to improve the drainage in the backyards between Macey and Lien Avenues. Conceptual plan is to regrade where needed and install a low flow pipe and sump collection line. Design has not begun.

     Cost Estimate: $170,000

     Engineer:

     Contractor:

Pond Mucking 2021 (7/30/2020)

We endeavor to clean out at least one City owned drainage pond annually. The Industrial Park pond has been selected for 2021.

     Cost Estimate: $50,000

     Engineer: Inhouse

     Contractor:

Drainage Conveyance Improvements 2021 (7/30/2020)

The City plans to clean out overland drainage conveyances annually. The site(s) have not yet been selected for 2021.

     Cost Estimate: $50,000

     Engineer: Inhouse

     Contractor:

Water Reclamation Facility (10/1/2020)

We are in the process of building our own wastewater treatment facility. We broke ground in July. Work is underway on both the operations building and biological treatment building. The operations building and biological treatment building footings have been placed and walls are currently being formed. Excavation of the headworks building and biosolids storage building will begin this month. The treated water forcemain to the Big Sioux River construction is complete. Facility start up will occur towards the end of summer 2021. The wastewater ponds will be decommissioned after that.

     Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP): $16,218,751

     Engineer: Stockwell Engineers

     Construction Manager at Risk (CMr): Henry Carlson / PKG Contracting

Downtown Area Sanitary Sewer Relining (9/11/2020)

We plan to reline some of the old sewer pipes in the downtown area in 2021. Relining is often a cost effective alternative to improving pipes without closing and tearing up streets. Improvements in this area was identified as a result of recent sewer videoing.

     Cost Estimate: $100,000

     Engineer: Inhouse

     Contractor:

Asphalt Patching 2021 (7/30/2020)

Several locations of streets are patched annually. The sites are determined after the winter months with consideration to the pavement condition study and surrounding projects.

     Cost Estimate: $50,000

     Engineer: Inhouse

     Contractor: 

Slurry Seal 2021 (11/13/2020)

We will be applying slurry seal to several streets in Harrisburg again in 2021, including portions of Grand Ave, Chestnut St, Walnut St, and Shebal Ave. Selection is determined by current conditions and data from the 2019 pavement condition study.

     Cost Estimate: $100,000

     Engineer: Inhouse

     Contractor:

Cliff Ave and Willow St Intersection (1/22/2021)

Cliff Ave and Willow St Intersection Informational Website

Cliff Ave and Willow St Intersection Improvements 12/07/20 Presentation to City Council

The City currently in design of a roundabout at the intersection. Construction is expected for late 2021 or early 2022.

     Cost Estimate: $2,500,000

     Engineer: Infrastructure Design Group, Inc.

     Contractor:

Asphalt Overlay 2021 (7/30/2020)

The City plans to have a mill and overlay completed on Augustana Avenue in 2021. This street was identified in the pavement condition study as a high priority candidate for an overlay improvement.

     Cost Estimate: $200,000

     Engineer: Inhouse

     Contractor: