2017 CAPITAL PROJECTS

 

US6 Corridor Improvement Project - ODOT/City Project to commence in 2018 with Phase 1: area from Williams Street to the Eastern City Limits.  Huron City Council has directed Engineering to provide plans reflecting the following two (2) design options:  

Option A:  US Route 6 Corridor -4 Lane Pavement Marking Plan

Option B:  US Route 6 Corridor -3 Lane Pavement Marking Plan plus  Bike Lanes

The City will host an open-house format-Public Informational Meeting on Thursday, November 16, 2017 6pm -8pm at the Huron Public Library, click here for the Meeting Notice.  Large scale versions of the two plans above will be on display at the meeting and Engineers will be available to answer questions.  Comment cards will be provided for public input.    Final plans are due to ODOT in December 2017.

Thank you for your participation and input.

 

Main Street Streetscape Project - Bid awarded on July 12, 2016 (Resolution 2016-53) to Ropper Construction Inc.  Main Street Streetscape Plan page 1      Main Streetscape Plan page 2      Click here for construction schedule

Project Status:

  •   August 1- Project substantially complete; Manadatory completion October 2017
  •   Lighting coordination/installation plan underway.

 

Oklahoma Area Water Line Replacement & Paving- Project was awarded to Buckeye Excavating and Construction on March 14, 2017 (Resolution 2017-17).  The project bid came in well under the engineer's estimate of the project (Engineering Estimate was $1.4million) Buckeye's bid was awarded at $1,067,775.00.  The estimated water line assessment portion of the project reflects the decrease and the revised assessment estimate to property owners is now $5,877.00.  City Administration and City Council continue to discuss the consideration to offset or forgive the assessment to property owners.  The project has been completed; final punchlist items and itemized final costs are being prepared at this time.   While formal legislation from City Council on the determination of  forgiveness would be expected after the final cost breakdown has been received;  on August 22, 2017, the Finance Committee made recommendation to City Council to waive the assessment to property owners for this project and establish this policy for future water line replacement projects.  City Council acknowledged the recommendation of the Finance Committee in the August 22, 2017 City Council meeting. City awaiting final closeout of project costs; final legislative action by City Council to follow.

Roadway Paving Program- anticipated to be bid out early 2018 with contract award in early spring 2018.  Roads to be paved TBD.

US6 -Huron River Bridge Improvements (ODOT/City) Project was re-bid with bid opening  May 18, 2017.  One (1) bid recieved;  Project on hold at this time.

US6 Corridor Improvements - ODOT resurfacing anticipated 2018. City commissioned full scale traffic study (Resolution 2016- 21, adopted March 8, 2016) of the US6 corridor from the entrance of Fabens Park on the west to the city limits on the east. OHM has completed report, made presentation to City Council, design plans underway based on City Council input.  September 12, 2017- City Council reviewed the plans, provided additional changes.  OHM directed to prepare two sets of plans reflecting options.  Public Informational Meeting is being planned.

Fabens Park- Adams Avenue Entrance Improvement -  Project awarded July 25, 2017  (Resolution 2017-56); Pre- Construction meeting held,  project anticipated to commence in the near future.

Needle Ice Ramp & Shoreline Improvement- Water Filtration Plant - Bid awarded on June 13, 2017 (Resolution 2017-45). Project completed.

MASTER PLAN 

Click here to view the MASTER PLAN.  The Master Plan was supported & recommended for adoption by the Planning Commission, and formally adopted by Huron City Council on October 23, 2012 by the adoption Ordinance of 2012-44. Hard copy Master Plan booklets are available for viewing at City Hall and at the Huron Public Library.

 

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