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 August 3, 2020

2020 Projects

Water Reclamation Facility (7/30/2020)

We are in the process of building our own wastewater treatment facility. We broke ground in July. Currently dirt work is occurring. The forcemain construction is complete. Facility start up will occur towards the end of summer 2021. The wastewater ponds will be decommissioned after that.

Concrete Repairs 2020 (7/30/2020)

The City is repairing curb and gutters and stormwater inlets throughout town.

Southeastern Ave Ditch Cleaning (7/30/2020)

The City will be regrading the ditch along Southeastern Ave south of Willow St in August to reestablished the intended stormwater flows in this channel.

Willow St Sidewalk (6/19/2020)

A sidewalk along the north side of Willow St from Liberty Elementary to the High School is being constructed and expected to be completed in early fall.

Westside Trunk Sewer (6/19/2020)

The west side sewer will accommodate the new west side school as well as development along its route. Construction has begun.

2021 Planned Projects

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

Pedestrian Improvements 2021 (7/30/2020)

The City will endeavor to improve and add sidewalks and trails throughout town. This is a multi year initiative.

Cost Estimate: $70,000

Concrete Repairs 2021 (7/30/2020)

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

Cost Estimate: $30,000

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

Pond Maintenance 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

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

Sanitary and Storm Sewer Videoing 2021 (7/30/2020)

About 25% of the sanitary sewer pipes are videoed annually to assess the condition of the pipes, which aids in determining future maintenance and improvement projects. The all of the storm sewer pipes will be videoed in 2021. The City takes this opportunity to jet/clean these sewer pipes at the same time.

Cost Estimate: $50,000

Downtown Area Sanitary Sewer Relining (8/3/2020)

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

Cliff Ave and Willow St Intersection (7/30/2020)

The City is conducting a preliminary design of the intersection and is exploring funding options. This project is early in the planning process and should be considered tentative.

Cost Estimate: $2.5 million

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

Slurry Seal 2021 (7/30/2020)

We will be applying slurry seal to several streets in Harrisburg again in 2021. The sites are selected after the winter months with consideration to the pavement condition study.

Cost Estimate: $100,000

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