City of Livingston

Project Updates

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting #17

TDH project update
  1. Paving complete
  2. Sidewalks complete
COP construction updateAnticipated schedule:
  1. Striping August 7
  2. Signage August 21
  3. Closure at main and callender to fix ADA grade issue
  4. Hope to open Main by weekend
  5. Finish lighting this week
No more public meeting scheduled for this project.  Please follow the website and City Facebook page for updates on anticipated schedule and traffic control.

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting # 16

TDH project update
  1. Paving underway, should be complete by Thursday morning.  Streets will be open for the weekend starting on Friday.
COP construction updateAnticipated schedule:
  1. Pavement and curb painting is scheduled for August 6th & 7th.  Streets will be closed during striping for these two days.
Public CommentCity will be out to place benches, bike racks and trash receptacles in a couple weeks once contractor is finished and final walk through is complete.Final weekly public meeting is Wednesday August 1, 2018.  8:30 am at the Pickle Barrel on Main Street and Lewis Street

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting # 15

TDH project update
  1. Curb completed
  2. Working on sidewalk
  3. Paving next week
COP construction updateAnticipated schedule:
  1. Pave next Tuesday, 7/24 entire job will take 3 days likely.  Paver will start on west Callender and work down the street, south on the alley between Main and B, then on to Lewis Street and finish paving on Main Street
  2.  Streets will be open to traffic for a week or so before being closed again for striping which will likely take 2 days
  3.  Sidewalk pouring will continue this Friday and for the following 2 weeks
Public CommentContractor continues to coordinate and communicate with businesses and public and work hard to complete project ahead of scheduleNext public meeting is Wednesday July 25, 2018,  8:30 am at the Pickle Barrel on Main Street and Lewis Street

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting #14

TDH project update

  1. High Country is finishing sidewalk in Callender
  2. Curb in Lewis and Main Street early next week
COP construction updateAnticipated schedule:
  1. Still planning to pave the entire project the week of July 23
  2. Sidewalk work will continue after paving for likely 2 weeks
  3. Traffic control will expand during curb on Main and Lewis and will remain closed for final road gravel preparation and paving
Next public meeting is Wednesday July 18, 2018.  8:30 am at the Pickle Barrel on Main Street

Important Update

Weekly meetings on Wednesday at 8:30 am are moving to the Pickle Barrel starting on July 11 due to a scheduling issue.

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting #13

TDH project update:

Sidewalks in Callender

No meeting next week

COP construction update:

Anticipated schedule

High Country crews will pour as much sidewalk as possible this week

Contractor anticipating to pave entire project week of July 23

COP will be on site Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri next week early morning to check streets and water gravel

COP will close all streets Friday, 6/29, in the morning to blade, compact and water streets and then reopen for the weekend

Equipment will be demobilized from project Friday at end of shift

Streets will be open all of next week

Next public meeting is Wednesday July 11, 2018. 8:30 am at the Livingston Center for Art & Culture, 119 S. Main Street

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting #12

TDH project update

Curb in Callender

COP construction update

Anticipated schedule:

One block of curb in Callender today – weather dependent

Sidewalk in Callender next week, starting at the Mint

Public Comment:

First Art Walk is this Friday at 5:30

Next public meeting is Wednesday June 27, 2018. 8:30 am at the Livingston Center for Art & Culture, 119 S. Main Street

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting #11

TDH project update

Demo on Lewis finished

Start demo on Main

Flat work – Curb starting

Theft of curb stakes

COP construction update

Anticipated schedule:

Finish demo on Main street this week

High Country paving should be onsite Thursday 6/14

Ideally start pouring curb on Callender Friday 6/15

Next public meeting is Wednesday June 20, 2018. 8:30 am at the Livingston Center for Art & Culture, 119 S. Main Street

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting #10

TDH project update:

Demo on callender finished

Start demo on Lewis

Flat work – Curb starting

Theft of project bench

COP construction update:

Anticipated schedule

High Country on-site for curb prep next week

Electricians to finish Callender mid next week

COP complete with demo on Lewis by Friday this week

COP complete with demo in Main around June 21

Traffic control concerns/comments:

Keep alleys open on one end at all time

COP will keep 1 employee on site during week of July 4 to maintain gravel

Public Comment:

Art Walk – first one is June 22

Large soccer tournament this weekend, COP will have site cleaned up

Lewis and Main open over the weekend; Callender closed

Concern over historic features being used in sidewalk and kept in safe place once removed

COP stated that each business will not have access for one day when concrete is poured

Blue Slipper – June 22 they have a premiere and need access, step cracked during demo

Next public meeting is Wednesday June 13, 2018. 8:30 am at the Pickle Barrel on Main Street

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting #9

TDH project update:

Demo on Callender continued.

COP Construction update:

Anticipated schedule

End of week or early next week finish demo work in Callender.

Lewis is next for demo.

Ideally, COP is finished with all demo by end of June, weather dependent.

Electricians have started work in Callender behind demo.

Traffic control concerns/comments:

COP will continue to maintain trench gravel crossings and will no longer work through rain events, not worth the trouble.

Public Comment:

The alley between B Street and Main is Phase III of this project and will have conduit installation, prep and pavement. COP will maintain access during conduit installation and will coordinate access during pavement preparation and paving operations.

Art walks are on Thursdays and Contractor is aware of these events and will have the work area cleaned up after the work day is finished.

Next public meeting is Wednesday June 6, 2018. 8:30 am at the Livingston Center for Art & Culture, 119 S. Main Street

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting #8

TDH project update:

Demo started at 2nd and Callender, pipe is done with exception of one water service at the firehall building Weather is wet and create messy conditions. Contractor is maintaining trench gravel to minimize rutting and maintain intersection pedestrian crossing.

COP Construction update:

Anticipated schedule

Middle of next week Contractor will be up to Main and Callender

Callender likely closed over the weekend, especially with this weather

Traffic control concerns/comments:

Need stop signs at Lewis and Main

Contractor to move equipment in front of hardware store and pull road closure signs for Main up closer to Callender to encourage customers on Main

Next public meeting is Wednesday May 30, 2018. 8:30 am at the Livingston Center for Art & Culture, 119 S. Main Street

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting #7

TDH project update:

Done with pipe this week, start demo in Callender next week. COP and TD&H will be working closely with each business to coordinate work. Project is on schedule.

COP construction update:

Anticipated schedule

COP will finish pipe this week and open Main Street and Lewis Street over the weekend. Callender between 2nd and B Streets will be closed during demo work, approximately 2 weeks. The curb and paving crews will come in behind street demolition. COP will maintain trench gravel on Main Street and Lewis Street during demo work on Callender. COP will introduce a new project superintendent next week for the street work.

Public Comment:

Several of the businesses expressed that they would like to be contacted ahead of work in front of their location. They are encouraged to get phone numbers of the City, TD&H or COP personnel and the team will work together to provide all the information possible.

Next public meeting is Wednesday May 23, 2018. 8:30 am at the Livingston Center for Art & Culture, 119 S. Main Street

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting #6

COP is currently installing sewer services along Main Street. This will most likely be occurring through tomorrow, 5/9. Once they have finished with the sewer services they will begin installing the Storm Main along Main Street proceeding from Lewis to Callender. They will most likely be to mid-block at the weekend, 5/11. They will move their equipment to the West side of the street and take up parking along the street and one lane of traffic allowing driving and parking on Main Street over the weekend. They also plan to open the intersection of Callender and 2nd Street on 5/9. Please keep in mind that these are preliminary plans and are subject to changes.

COP hopes to complete underground utility work by 5/18. The next phase of the project will be street reconstruction. COP will start at Callender & 2nd Street and work towards B Street. Next they will work on Lewis Street and finally Main Street. Further details on anticipated length for the next phase of work will be provided next week.

Next public meeting is Wednesday May 16, 2018. 8:30 am at the Livingston Center for Art & Culture, 119 S. Main Street

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting #5

TDH project update

Water installation is complete and testing in progress

Work on stormdrain in Callender & sewer in Main

COP construction update:

Anticipated schedule

Finish sewer main in Main Street by 5/4, open Main Street for the weekend

Finish stormdrain in 2nd and Callender by 5/7, then open the intersection for a week

Week of 5/7: 1 crew work on stormdrain in Callender and 1 crew work on sewer services in Main

Week of 5/14: 1 crew working on stormdrain in Main and 1 crew finishing stormdrain in both Callender and Lewis

Public comment:

Sidewalk cracking on 2nd Street near project limits due to material staging – COP and engineer will look at

Speed of machines a concern

COP maintains that construction schedule is on track and maybe even ahead of schedule

Businesses would appreciate continued email updates from Matt W. and even more frequently

Next public meeting is Wednesday May 9, 2018. 8:30 am at the Livingston Center for Art & Culture, 119 S. Main Street

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting #4

TDH project update

Work on water in Callender & Lewis Streets progressing

COP construction update:

Next week crews will be working storm drain in Callender and Lewis

Two weeks out is sewer in Main Street and start of street reconstruction in Callender Street

COP will provide updated construction schedule next week and will distribute to downtown and have on project website

We do have money to create additional project signs to advertise that downtown is open and accessible

Public comment

Critical to downtown businesses for traffic control to maintain access on one end of Main Street at all time

Downtown would like to see website advertised on weekly briefs

Next public meeting is Wednesday May 2, 2018. 8:30 am at the Livingston Center for Art & Culture, 119 S. Main Street

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting #3

TDH project update:

Work on water in Callender Street progressing

Couple issues we are working through with COP and CoL

Private gas service last week

Unknown sewer line Monday

2nd water crew to start in Lewis Street today

COP construction update:

Friday the water crew in Callender Street anticipates crossing Main Street

COP anticipated removing asphalt and concrete in Callender Street starting at the 2nd Street intersection in 2 weeks (4/30/2018)

If businesses know of private utilities, they need to be located by a private locator prior to work adjacent to their business

Traffic control concerns/comments:

Lewis Street closure

Still traffic confusion in construction area but local access signage has helped and is appreciated

Other items:

Diesel fuel stolen from COP work trailer over the weekend

Public comment

Two day notice on water shut down for businesses in Lewis Street would be appreciated. COP is able to provide 2 day notice

Construction schedule has not changed by adding a second crew on Lewis Street, COP has just updated their strategy for work

Fire Hall and theatre expressed concern about access and would like to coordinate with COP prior to removing sidewalk

Parking lot on 2nd Street according to City the spots are rented. City will look into option to open for parking over the summer

Temporary lighting in the downtown. There is no plan to provide temporary lighting for this project.  Businesses can leave lights on at night to help light the walking spaces as an option

Public comment that COP crew in Callender Street has done a good job of being aware and conscious of pedestrians during construction

Next public meeting is Wednesday April 25, 2018.  8:30 am at the Livingston Center for Art & Culture, 119 S. Main Street

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting #2

TDH project update:

Change in conditions on the project – concrete under asphalt throughout project limits.

COP will saw cut asphalt and concrete and remove material in trucks.

Weather last week and forecasted for end of this week may slow progress.

COP construction update:

This week is water in Callender. Completing the connection to existing main in 2nd and Callender today.

A second crew is likely mobilizing to the site next week to start on water in Lewis.

After water improvements, COP will focus on street and sidewalk demolition, storm drain improvements and then rebuilding the road and sidewalk in Lewis and Callender before moving over to Main Street.

If businesses can communicate deliveries ahead of time with City and Contractor, that would be appreciated.

Traffic control concerns/comments:

Signage off Park Street is confusing and deterring business. COP will move signage back off Park Street to encourage traffic to turn in and will hang banners to communicate businesses are open.

Other items:

Horse ring has been donated to the project to replace the stolen item in front of the Mint. Other historical items have been painted to alert public of items for salvage and reinstallation on the project.

Next public meeting is Wednesday April 18, 2018.  8:30 am at the Livingston Center for Art & Culture, 119 S. Main Street

Livingston 2018 CIP – Meeting #1

Introductions:

Keith Waring – TD&H Engineering

Matt McGee – TD&H Engineering

Matt Whitman – City of Livingston

Eric Smith – COP Construction

Steve Raudenbush – COP Construction

Reedie Spencer – COP Construction

TD&H project update:

Snow has slowed the start of the project but asphalt pulverizing expected to start today. TD&H has completed a project website: improvelivingston.com

COP project update:

Pulverize asphalt, blade millings and roll for entire project limits. Then move to utility improvements in Callender Street, 3-4 weeks. Sidewalk removal to be simultaneous with utility improvements. Directly after sidewalk removal, COP will install gravel and maintain business access during construction.

Public comments:

Hitching ring has been removed outside the Mint. This preservation item was identified in the contract to be preserved and installed in new concrete. Matt W. called in a police report to investigate. Matt W. will also report this incident to the Enterprise.

Delivery coordination will go through Steve R. with COP.

Concern that traffic is not heading the stop signs in the construction zone. TD&H will put a warning on the project website and Matt W. will inform the police department of the traffic violations.

Project signage off Park Street is confusing for traffic and they are avoiding the first block off Park Street due to current signage. TD&H will look into options to improve communication for traffic control off Park Street.

Clarification that alleys are open for deliveries and parking. COP will maintain access to alley traffic when the streets are closed and will work with businesses on deliveries etc.

Matt W. mentioned that Dan at Riverside Hardware is designated as the Community Liaison for this project and will have additional project information as it becomes available for the public. This information should also be added to the project website.

Leslie Feigel (Chamber) is hanging downtown banners and communicating with KBZK News regarding businesses being open during construction.

Patricia Grabow provided copies of meeting minutes from a downtown business owner brainstorming group.

Next public meeting is Wednesday April 11, 2018 • 8:30 am at the Livingston Center for Art & Culture, 119 S. Main Street

Pre-Construction Meeting

Contractor preliminary schedule:

Week of 4/2/2018: Contractor to mobilize and set up traffic control. First thing the contractor will pulverize asphalt within project limits and tight roll material back in to set up a drivable surface.

Contractor plans to start replacing utilities in Callender Street starting on the west side and working east. There will be a link to construction schedule and traffic control plan on the project website.

Contractor will maintain pedestrian access to downtown at all times.