2017 Street Maintenance Program

Traffic Impact

Construction will begin May 15 to extend the left-turn lane for eastbound traffic on Anderson Avenue at the North Manhattan Avenue intersection. Traffic will be affected on Anderson between 14th Street and North Manhattan for three to four weeks. Motorists should use caution in the area. The work is intended to alleviate backed up traffic turning north on North Manhattan from Anderson.

Project Description

The 2017 Street Maintenance Program will continue work started in 2016, add pavement markings across the community and rehab existing streets. Street work is planned in the areas of:
  • Ivy Street and Bluestem Terrace
  • McCain Lane
  • Grand Mere Parkway (Champions Circle to Players Terrace) *COMPLETE, April 2017
  • Anderson Avenue (Hudson to Windsong and in association with West Anderson paving)
  • Anderson Avenue left turn lane extension at westbound North Manhattan Avenue
Pavement markings will be installed on the areas of Grand Mere Parkway and Anderson Avenue that also receive new pavement. Bluemont Avenue from 11th Street to 4th Street will receive new pavement markings. New bike sharrows marking bike boulevards will be installed on West Laramie Street (Fairchild to North Manhattan Avenue), College Heights Road (Denison to College), and along Juliette Avenue (El Paso Lane to Pottawatomie Avenue) and Pottawatomie Avenue leading to Linear Trail. A bike lane will be installed on Poyntz Avenue from Sunset Avenue to 17th Street.

The City of Manhattan Street Department plans to make street repairs in the following areas:
  • Gary, McDowell, Elco, Lawrence
  • Heritage, Lundin, Nichols, Conrow
  • Todd, Jarvis, Hillcrest, Campus, Harry
  • Firethorn, Hemlock, Winterset (Miller Ranch Unit 3)


  • $1 million for street department street maintenance
  • $268,657.50 for concrete street maintenance to be paid from the Special Street and Highway Fund and the Bond and Interest Fund (Van Nahmen Construction is the contractor)
  • $271,371.40 for asphalt street maintenance to be paid from the Special Street and Highway Fund (Schilling Construction is the contractor)


Anticipated award of bid for contractor projects April 4
Construction timeline for contractor projects May 15-Aug. 15
Construction timeline for street department projects Throughout the year (Todd area to be completed May 15-Aug. 15)

Related Projects

Denison Avenue Water Line Improvements (also a street maintenance project)
West Anderson (also a street maintenance project)