Construction Updates/FAQs

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Click on projects listed below for project descriptions, progress updates, and contact information for both City
of Ames and contractor project representatives.


Last Updated: October 4, 2018



2017 Construction Projects that were completed and seeded in Fall of 2017 will be watered in Spring of 2018.


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  • 2017-18 Asphalt Street Improvements Program (Pierce Avenue, Pierce Circle & Tyler Avenue)

  • 2017-18 Collector Street Improvements (Meadowlane Avenue)

  • 2017/18 Water System Improvements Program #2, Watermain Installation on 18th Street (Clark Avenue to Burnett Avenue)and Kellogg Avenue (24th to 28th Street)

  • 2017/18 South Duff Avenue Improvements

  • 2017/18 Seal Coat Street Improvements, Carr Dr. (E.16th Street - Meadowlane), Crestwood Circle (Carr Dr-Cul-da-sac), E 16th St (Maxwell Ave-Linden Dr) Linden Dr (E 14th St-E 16th St)

  • 2017/18 Arterial Street Pavement Improvements - 13th Street (Ridgewood Avenue to Curtis Avenue)

  • 2016-17 Concrete Pavemement Improvement (Dawes Drive)

  • 2016/17 Storm Water Erosion Control Project -S. Skunk River (Carr Park to Homewood Golf Course)

  • 2016/17 Shared Use Path Expansion (Grand Avenue - 16th to Murray)

  • East Lincoln Way Bridge Rehabilitation

  • 2016/17 Downtown Street Pavement Improvements (Sherman Avenue)

  • 2017-18 Shared Use Path System Expansion (Mortensen Road)

  • 2017-18 Clear Water Diversion (20th Street and Duff Avenue) (COMPLETED)

  • Douglas Avenue, Duff Avenue and O'Neil Drive

  • Traffic Signal Replacement at East 13th Street & I35

  • Sanitary Sewer Lining - Lincoln Way-Beach Avenue