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D Street Reconstruction Project
There will be a public hearing held for the street lighting portion of this project at 6:00 PM on Monday, May 7, 2018 in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 220 South Market, Oskaloosa, Iowa in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 384, Code of Iowa. At the hearing, the City will receive and consider any objections made by any interested party to the Plans and Specifications, proposed form of ocntract, and the estimate of cost for the project.

Project Name:

      D Street Reconstruction Project

Project Location:
      D Street from A Avenue West to 6th Avenue West

Project Description:
  • New 38 foot wide concrete street (includes 12 foot wide median) from A Avenue West to 2nd Avenue West.  New 26 foot wide concrete street (no median) from 2nd Avenue West to 6th Avenue West.
  • Sanitary sewer, storm sewer, and water main improvements.
  • New traffic signals at the intersection of D Street and A Avenue.
  • Underground electric relocation from A Ave to 309 South D Street.
  • New Street lighting and poles from A Ave to 2nd Ave.
  • Install a 10 foot wide shared use path along the east side of D Street.
  • Upgrade all sidewalk ramps to meet current ADA accessibility standards.
  • Construction scheduled to begin in the spring of 2018.

Project Benefits:
This benefits of this project include new concrete street pavement, sanitary and storm sewer improvements, water service improvements, and ADA accessible sidewalk and ramps.  In addition, a street median from A Avenue to 2nd Avenue and a 10 foot wide shared use path along the east side of the street will be constructed. 

Project Status:
This project is currently in the design phase with construction scheduled to begin in the spring of 2018.  The overall construction concept was approved by City Council on February 6, 2017 and includes the construction of a median from A Avenue West to 2nd Avenue West and a 10 foot wide shared use path along the east side of the street.  This project will be funded by an Iowa DOT 80/20 matching fund grant.  Therefore, the City will be responsible for 20% of the total project costs.  Additional costs not covered by the grant will be incurred for the traffic signal upgrade, water main improvements, underground electric relocation, and new street lighting.  

Plans for this project can be found below:
S D Street Reconstruction Plans

Estimated Project Costs:
Design & Inspection:                               $309,000 (City pays 20% or $61,800)
Construction:                                        $2,658,000 (City pays 20% or $531,600)
Underground Electric Relocation:           $160,000
Street Lighting:                                        $150,000
Traffic Signals:                                        $227,100
Water Main Improvements:                     $250,000
Total Estimated City Cost:                 $1,380,500

Design Phase Start Date:
Design Phase End Date (Estimated):

Project Completion (Estimated):

If you have any questions about this project, please contact the Public Works Department at (641) 673-7472.

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