Construction Projects

Eastern Idaho Railroad Project
Eastern Idaho Railroad will replace the railroad crossing panels at Park Avenue, near the Idaho Falls Library. Park Avenue from the Broadway intersection to just south of the library will close the second week of August from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  For questions, call East Idaho Railroad at (866) 889-2826. Please watch for equipment and workers, follow all traffic signs and flaggers, and reduce speeds to posted limits.

2017 Street Overlays
H-K Contractors will begin street overlays Wednesday, July 26, 2017. The activities will include roadway excavation, removal and replacement of ADA ramps, milling the existing pavement a placing asphalt overlays. The streets earmarked for the overlays are Riverside Dr north of Temple Pl, Woodruff Ave & 1st St intersection, 25th St from Channing Way to Barbara Ave, Science Center Dr & Elmore Ave Intersection, W 17th South from Stosich Ln to Newman Dr, Willowbrook addition between N Boulevard and N Lee St, and E Shelley east to N Holmes Ave. Activities should affect only a portion of the existing roadways at one time. Barring unforeseen delays, the project  is expected to be complete by early October. Please observe all traffic control signs and detours.  Your patience and cooperation will be greatly appreciated while we complete this work.  If you have any questions, please call Public Works at 612-8250.

17th St and St. Clair Road Intersection Improvements
On Monday, July 24, the intersection improvement began at St. Clair Road and 17th Street. The contractor will be replacing water lines, water valves, hydrants, installation of a traffic signal system and cub, gutter and sidewalk. Local residents will have temporary water services but access should be maintained. This project is targeted completion by the end of September. Please observe all traffic control signs and detours.  Your patience and cooperation will be greatly appreciated while we complete this work.  If you have any questions, please call Public Works at 612-8250 

Water Line Replacement on 7th St from S Boulevard to S Homes Avenue

Water line replacement on 7th Street from S Boulevard to S Holmes Avenue began Monday, July 17. The anticipated completion time is two months. The replacement project includes installation of water lines, valves and hydrates.  It also includes landscaping, sprinkler system repair, and underground bores to accommodate water services.  Curb, gutter, sidewalk and asphalt will be removed and replaced in the affected areas. Arrangements were made to accommodate temporary water service and access for local residents.  

Alley Sewer Project Between 7th and 8th Street from N Lee Avenue to N Holmes Avenue
On Monday, July 10, 2017, construction began on sewer lines in the alley between 7th and 8th Street from Lee Avenue to Holmes Avenue.  The duration of this project is expected to be approximately 90 days. There will be NO ACCESS in the alley during this time.  Please observe all traffic control signs and detours.  Your patience and cooperation will be greatly appreciated while we complete this work.  If you have any questions, please call Public Works at 612-8250 or 3H Construction at 589-7713.

E Elva Street & N Holmes Avenue Waterline
TMC Contractors, Inc. will close the intersection of N Holmes Ave and E. Elva Street Monday, July 31. Traffic will be detoured around the intersection. Please watch for equipment and workers, follow all traffic signs and flaggers, and reduce speeds to posted limits. The anticipated completion time is mid-August. For questions, call Public Works at 612-8250.

Willowbrook and Iona Street Water Line Project
TMC Contractors is reconstructing waterlines on the Willowbrook and Iona Street project. The crews are prepping the surface for asphalt. Please watch for equipment and workers, follow all traffic signs and flaggers, and reduce speeds to posted limits. For questions, call Public Works at (208) 612-8250.


Last edited 8/10/2017