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BUILDING A BETTER BEDFORD WEEKLY UPDATE-May 18, 2018

BUILDING A BETTER BEDFORD WEEKLY UPDATE-May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018

BUILDING A BETTER BEDFORD WEEKLY UPDATE, MAY 18TH, 2018 STELLAR STREETSCAPE, LIMESTONE TRAIL CONNECTOR, AND FACADE RENOVATION PROJECTS; AND JOHN WILLIAMS BLVD/LINCOLN AVENUE ROUNDABOUT PROJECT Contact: Marla Jones Dan Kirk Director of Business & Community Development Street Commissioner (812) 275-1601 (812) 275-1631 mjones@bedford.in.us dkirk@bedford.in.us www.mybedfordonline.in.us STELLAR DOWNTOWN STREETSCAPE PROJECT Construction is underway to update the streetscape in downtown Bedford. Below is a list of activities that we anticipate happening over the next week. A weekly update will be distributed during the remainder of the streetscape construction. MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND (Work will be suspended for the Holiday weekend from noon Friday (25 May) and will resume Tuesday morning (29 May) Last week’s progress: • Begin placing subgrade treatment and pouring sidewalk on the west half of 16th Street from I Street to J Street and the east half of 15th Street from I Street to J Street. Contractor poured the new sidewalk next to the building. • Masonic Temple Basement: o Basement Wall is complete. o Waterproofing has been complete. o Testing for Grout In Fill of the basement wall has been conducted and results were 4140 psi exceeding the 2000 psi requirement. The contractor can now begin backfilling the basement. • Removed the existing curb ramp at the SE corner of 16th & I Street and installed new pedestrian signal foundations. What to expect May 21st thru May 26th: • Continue placing subgrade treatment and pouring sidewalk on the west half of 16th Street from I Street to J Street and the east half of 15th Street from I Street to J Street. Contractor will pour the new sidewalk starting next to the building. Once this portion of the sidewalk is built, they will then move operations to pouring the new curb along the roadway. • Masonic Temple Basement: o Begin backfilling. • Pour curb ramp at the SE corner of 16th Street and J Street. • Pour curb at the SE corner of 16th Street and I Street. NOTE: Weather could affect some work activities and could cause delays. Customer Access: • On the south side of 16th Street from J Street to I Street: o From the Purdue Extension office to J Street, access can be obtained at the SE corner of J & 16th Streets via the temporary walkway. (Temporarily the contractor has installed access to for the Purdue Extension Office directly in front of the business while they are pouring sidewalk on the east west half of the block.) o From the Courthouse Annex to I Street, the sidewalk is open. • On the north side of 15th Street from J Street to I Street: o Access to businesses on the west half of the block from J Street to the Masonic Temple can be obtained via the existing sidewalk. Access to the Masonic Temple and business within will have access via a temporary pedestrian bridge on the west corner of the building. o Access to businesses on the east half of the block from I Street to the Christmas Store can be obtained via a temporary walk patch accessed from I Street. • Curb Ramp at the SE corner of 16th Street and I Street: o Sidewalk at said location is closed. Pedestrian access is maintained on the SW corner of 16th Street and I Street. Parking/Traffic: • There will be no parking on the west half of 16th Street during construction of the west half of the block. • There will be no parking on the east half of 15th Street during construction of the east half of the block. • Eastbound US 50 (16th Street) and Westbound US 50 (15th Street) – The right lane will be closed from 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM - MON thru SAT during construction. • For 16th Street the lane closure configuration will start immediately west of J Street and continue through to the middle of the block between I Street and J Street. • For 15th Street the lane closure configuration will start immediately east of I Street and continue through to the middle of the block between I Street and J Street. NOTE: (HANDRAIL STATUS) • Final submittal has been approved by the designer. The Hand Rail designs are now being finalized by the manufacturer for change order request. STELLAR LIMESTONE TRAIL CONNECTOR PROJECT Construction is underway on the Limestone Connector, connecting the Milwaukee Trail at 10th Street to the Downtown Streetscape & Courthouse Square via Lincoln Ave/L Street, 14th street & 17th street. Below is a list of activities that we anticipate happening over the next week. A weekly update will be distributed during the remainder of the Limestone Trail construction. NOTE: Work hours are 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM Mon – Sat. MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND (Work will be suspended for the Holiday weekend from noon Friday (25 May) and will resume Tuesday morning (29 May) Last week’s progress: • Continue removal of sidewalk and begin placing subgrade for new trail on Lincoln Avenue from 10th Street to 12th Street. • Install new storm sewer on Lincoln Avenue from 10th Street to 12th Street and tied in property drains. • Poured curb ramp on the northwest corner of 17th Street and L Street. • Began building CMU wall for Limestone Wall Reconstruction on Lincoln Avenue just south of 10th Street. What to expect the week of May 21st thru May 26th: • Continue removal of sidewalk and begin placing subgrade for new trail on Lincoln Avenue from 10th Street to 12th Street. • Continue installing new storm sewer on Lincoln Avenue from 10th Street to 12th Street. • Pour curb ramp on the southwest corner of Lincoln Avenue and 10th Street. • Finish installing CMU support wall for the Limestone Wall Reconstruction on Lincoln Avenue just south of 10th Street. • Relocating various water services along the west side of Lincoln Avenue from 10th Street to 12th Street to facilitate the new storm sewer installation. NOTE: Weather could affect and delay construction activities. Customer Access: • The sidewalk on the south side of 14th Street is closed. The contractor has maintained access to thru foot traffic along the west side of K Street and the north side of 14th Street. • The sidewalk on the north side of 17th Street is closed from L Street to K Street. The contractor has maintained access to thru foot traffic along the south side of 17th Street. • Both drives of the Methodist Church on 14th Street will be open by 14 April 2018 (Sat). • NAPA store on 17th Street access will be maintained. Drive access off of 17th Street is currently open. If the drive to NAPA off of 17th Street is closed for construction, access can be obtain via the alley way to the north or east side of the store. • The sidewalk on the west side of Lincoln Avenue from 10th Street to 12th Street will be closed. Pedestrian access will be maintained via the sidewalk on the east side of Lincoln Avenue from 10th Street to 12th Street. Parking/Traffic: • Parking is temporarily eliminated along the south side of 14th Street from L Street to J Street • The southbound lane of L Street from 10th Street to 12th Street will be restricted down to 10ft lanes during construction. Thru traffic will be maintained. • A Lane Shift is in place on L Street at 14th Street to facilitate ramp construction. • NOTE: As a part of the Round-a-Bout project on Lincoln Avenue at John Williams Blvd.: o Lincoln Avenue will have local access only from 10th Street to 14th Street. Lincoln Avenue will remain closed north of 9th Street for the construction of the Lincoln Avenue/John Williams Blvd Roundabout. The contractor plans to utilize this closure to help facilitate construction of the Limestone Connector Trail within the closure area. Access to properties/businesses will be maintained. STELLAR FAÇADE RENOVATION PROJECT Construction is underway for the Stellar Community Facades Renovation Project. Below is a list of activities we anticipate happening next week. A weekly update will be distributed during the remainder of the Façades Renovation construction project. Last Week’s Progress- May 11thth to May 17th: • Stripped paint at 1012 16th Street • Stripped paint and started painting at 1016 16th Street • Wood for all wall caps installed • Washed brick at 1526 I Street • Installed fluid-applied water barriers at 1009 15th and 1011 15th Street • Stripped paint at 1537 J Street; removed degraded cornice components and primed back all remaining What to expect the week of May 18th thru May 24th • Finish painting at 1016 16th Street, weather permitting • Clean limestone at 1501 J Street • Install upstairs window frames at 1011 15th Street • Continue with window frames at 1011 15th Street, lower level • Start windows at 1016 16th Street, if aluminum arrives • Start windows and doors in lower level at 1016 16th Street JOHN WILLIAMS BOULEVARD/LINCOLN AVENUE ROUNDABOUT PROJECT Construction is underway for the John Williams Boulevard/Lincoln Avenue Roundabout. Below is a list of activities that we anticipate happening over the next week. A weekly update will be distributed during the remainder of the construction project. Last Week’s Progress: • Continued storm pipe installation • Continued work on grading work for new road • Stabilized lime What to expect the week of May 21st thru May 25th • Will complete storm pipe installation • Will fine grade road for stabilization Wednesday • Will stabilize road (3 day cure) • Will start concrete work following week If you would like to be added to the Building A Better Bedford Weekly Updates list serve, please send your email address to Debbi Andry at dandry@bedford.in.us.

BEDFORD CITY OFFICES CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY

BEDFORD CITY OFFICES CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY

May 15, 2018

NOTICE: All City of Bedford Offices will be closed on Monday, May 28th, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day. TASC buses will not be running. All Monday trash routes will be picked up Saturday, May 26th. Compost will be picked up Tuesday, May 29th.

City of Bedford Board of Works and Safety

City of Bedford Board of Works and Safety

May 01, 2018

The Board of Works And Safety Will Hold Their Regular Meeting On Monday, May 21st At 4:00 PM In The City Hall Mark E. Scherschel Sr. Council Chambers.

Redevelopment Commission Meeting

Redevelopment Commission Meeting

May 01, 2018

The Bedford Redevelopment Commission Will Hold Their Meeting On Monday, May 14th At 4:00 PM In The City Hall Mark E. Scherschel Sr. Council Chambers.

CITY OF BEDFORD COUNCIL MEETING

CITY OF BEDFORD COUNCIL MEETING

May 01, 2018

Due To The Closing Of Bedford City Offices On Election Day, Tuesday, May 8th, The Bedford City Council Meeting Will Be Held On Wednesday, May 9th at 7:00 PM In The City Hall Mark E. Scherschel Sr. Council Chambers.

Bedford City Offices Closed- Primary Election Day

Bedford City Offices Closed- Primary Election Day

May 01, 2018

NOTICE: All City of Bedford Offices will be closed on Election Day, Tuesday, May 8th, 2018. TASC buses will be running as regularly scheduled. All Tuesday trash routes will be picked up as regularly scheduled. Recycle/Compost will be picked up Wednesday, May 9th. TO VOTE: CITIZENS WHO NEED A RIDE TO THE POLLS MAY CONTACT TASC AT 275-1633 BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 8:00 AM TO 4:0 0 PM.

BUILDING A BETTER BEDFORD NOTIFICATION

BUILDING A BETTER BEDFORD NOTIFICATION

April 03, 2018

NOTIFICATION: STELLAR STREETSCAPE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT - SATURDAY WORK WEDDLE BROTHERS WILL BEGIN WORKING SATURDAYS STARTING THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 7TH ON THE STELLAR STREETSCAPE PROJECT. WORK ACTIVITIES WILL BE CONDUCIVE WITH WORK THROUGHOUT THE WEEK CONTINUING CONSTRUCTION ON THE WEST HALF OF 16TH STREET AND EAST HALF OF 15TH STREET. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT MARLA JONES VIA EMAIL mjones@bedford.in.us or (812) 275-1601.

Bedford Stellar Limestone Trail Connector Weekly Update 3-26-18

Bedford Stellar Limestone Trail Connector Weekly Update 3-26-18

March 23, 2018

Bedford Stellar Limestone Trail Connector Weekly Update Connecting Milwaukee Trail To Downtown Square Utilizing L Street/Lincoln Avenue Corridor March 26, 2018 Contact: Marla Jones Dan Kirk Director of Business & Community Development Street Commissioner (812) 275-1601 (812) 275-1631 mjones@bedford.in.us dkirk@bedford.in.us www.mybedfordonline.in.us Construction is underway on the Limestone Trail Connector, connecting the Milwaukee Trail at 10th Street to the Downtown Streetscape & Courthouse Square via Lincoln Ave/L Street, 14th Street & 17th Street. Below is a list of activities that we anticipate happening over the next week. A weekly update will be distributed during the remainder of the Limestone Trail construction. Last week’s progress: • The contractor finished removal of the sidewalk on 14th Street, from L Street to J Street. • Began to pour back the new sidewalk on 14th Street from L Street to K Street. • Installed Storm Sewer upgrades on 14th Street from L Street to J Street. • Removed sidewalk on 17th Street from L Street to K Street. • Tying in downspout drains to the new storm sewer on 14th Street from K Street to J Street. What to expect the week of March 26th thru March 31st • Finish removal of drives and sidewalk on 17th Street. Begin placing stone treatment to grade on 17th Street from K Street to L Street. • Continue pouring concrete sidewalk and curb on 14th Street from K Street to L Street. • Continue placing storm sewer pipe and downspout drain tie-ins on 14th Street from K Street to L Street. NOTE: With the possibility of rain in the early parts of next week, some work activities could be delayed. Customer Access: • The sidewalk on the south side of 14th Street is closed. The contractor has maintained access to through foot traffic along the west side of K Street. • Access to First United Methodist Church parking will be maintained off of 14th Street. The contractor will close one entrance at a time to perform concrete placement. • NAPA store on 17th Street access will be maintained. Drive access off of 17th Street is currently open. If the drive to NAPA off of 17th Street is closed for construction, access can be obtain via the alley way to the north or east side of the store. Parking: • Parking is temporarily eliminated along the south side of 14th Street from L Street to J Street. If you would like to be added to the Limestone Trail Connector Weekly Updates list serve, please send your email address to Debbi Andry at dandry@bedford.in.us.

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28 May 2018

Bedford Offices Closed - Memorial Day

NOTICE: All City of Bedford Offices will be closed on Monday, May 28th, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day. TASC buses will not be running. All Monday trash routes will be picked up Saturday, May 26th. Compost will be picked up Tuesday, May 29th.

31 Oct 2018

Halloween Trick or Treat

The City of Bedford will hold its Halloween Trick or Treat Night on Wednesday, October 31st from 6:00 - 9:00 PM. - ONE NIGHT ONLY!

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