Projects in Design

When a project has been approved in the budget by the City Council, it moves from the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) list into the active Design phase.  The Design phase is an exploratory process where City staff identifies key elements of the project, researches information needed to implement the project, hires and Engineering firm to lead the design team and solicits public input.

The design of a project is a very important first step to identify construction elements to promote the timely delivery of the project with as little impact to neighboring properties as possible.

A Project Manager (PM) is assigned to each project on the CIP list.  The PM is the point of contact for the public and is responsible for guiding the engineering firm through the design process until a complete set of plans are approved by the City.

As the plans are developed, they go through phases of completion.  These phases are known as:

  • 15% plans (conceptual)
  • 30% plans (preliminary design)
  •  60% plans (design development)
  • 90% plans (pre-final design)
  • 100% plans (completed final design)

Public input on the design of a project is typically done around the 30%-60% plan phases.  A community open house meeting may be held by the City and design engineer to explain the project, answer questions and get input from the public.  By this time, enough information is known about the project to answer questions and have a good understanding of the needs of the project.

When the design of the project is complete, it will move on to the construction phase.  View projects in the “Construction” phase.


Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) Standards and Details

A complete list of projects currently in design, is listed below:

  • Updated on 8/6/19

    The project will replace approximately 15,600 Lineal Feet (LF) of 24-inch to 48-inch gravity sewer trunk and branch mains near the Airport in the north Prescott area. The project will begin at the Airport Water Reclamation Facility and will run southerly to the Northern edge of the Granite Dells. Results of the Sewer Model Report and Centralization Analysis, determined that the existing Airport Trunk Main needs to be upsized for current flow demands and for the centralized build out scenario. This project is the 5th of 10 projects that will complete centralization of the Wastewater Treatment process. Centralization, when completed will combine all wastewater treatment processes at the Airport Water Reclamation Facility and decommission the Sundog Wastewater Treatment Plant.


  • Updated on 9/6/19

    This project is to design and drill a new production/recovery well based on the City’s Well Development Plan. The well site is anticipated to be located near the APS Solar Power Station located on City Parcel #103-01-023. The City intends to employ a Design/Build project delivery process, the primary objective being to bring the best available construction experience and expertise together to meet the project demands.

  • Updated on 9/6/19

    This project will extend Corsair Avenue from its current southern termination, southwest to Wilkinson Drive. A proposed single lane roundabout will be used to connect Corsair Avenue and Wilkinson Drive. Funding for this project will come from an ADOT Economic Strength Program grant and Streets funds. This project is currently in conceptual phase of design and should bid in the summer of 2019.

  • Updated on 9/6/19

    This project will design and construct new water main infrastructure to replace the undersized and aged water mains located in the Mile High area. This area is located in the Mile High Park Addition which includes Mile High Drive, Rose Garden Cove, Keen Street and Paar Drive. Approximately 2,790 LF of various sized water mains will be replaced in this location.


  • Updated on 8/6/19

    The project is located along Karen Drive, Terrace Drive, Juniper Drive and Old Senator Highway. Approximately 5,000 LF of under-sized water mains will be replaced in this area.

  • Updated on 9/6/19

    The Goodwin Street Improvements Project generally consists of constructing roadway, drainage, streetscaping and pedestrian access improvements along Goodwin Street from Summit Street east to Marina Street, and along Summit between Goodwin and Hill Streets. Improvements will also include water, sewer and the addition of storm drains.


  • Updated on 9/6/19

    The bridge on Overland Trail crossing Government Canyon is in substandard condition and requires replacement. Through an Intergovernmental Agreement the Arizona Department of Transportation is funding the majority of the bridge replacement and administering the design work and future construction.

  • Updated on 8/6/19

    The Hope Street Improvements Project generally consists of constructing roadway, drainage improvements and water main replacement on Hope Street from White Spar Road to Warne Street. Additional improvements include replacing the water main on Warne Street to loop into Hope Street.


  • Updated on 9/6/19

    The project generally consists of the removal of two outdated lift stations, the construction of a new gravity sewer line, and the reconnection/rerouting of existing sewer services.

  • Updated on 9/6/19

    The Penn Avenue/Eastwood Drive Improvements Project generally consists of constructing roadway improvements on Penn Avenue from Gurley Street to Carleton Street; Eastwood Drive from Carleton Street to Nevada Drive; Nevada Drive up to Devereaux Drive; and all cul-de-sacs west of Eastwood. The project will include pavement reconstruction, water and sewer system upgrades, a new storm drain system in Eastwood Drive, Acker Park Trailhead improvements, a regional storm detention system, and improved open space access.


  • Updated on 9/6/19

    Development along the south side of Willow Lake Road has created an opportunity for the City to improve the water distribution infrastructure to better serve the surrounding community. The project will create a looped system by installing a new 12” water main along the east side of Prescott Lakes Parkway from Willow Lake Road south to an existing pressure reducing valve vault.

  • Updated on 9/6/19

    The project generally consists of design for a new 18,000 SF Terminal Building, New Terminal Apron Site, New Access Roadway System Site (including parking at the north end), Existing T-Shade/Hangar area, and the access Taxilanes to those Shades/Hangars, Existing Parking Site (which will require improvements) and New Taxilane Access Site to Existing Hangars.


  • Updated on 9/6/19

    The Prescott Fire Department is planning infrastructure improvements to the live fire training facility at 2898 Sundog Ranch Road.  The initial project goal is to deliver a detailed Master Plan which outlines phased improvements to the fire fighting training facilities, including, but not limited to:

    • Replace existing fire training tower;
    • Identify locations for and install training props, including, but not limited to, LPG Tank and Car Fires, Structural Collapse, and Confined Space;
    • Locate and construct a low-speed, asphalt pavement, apparatus driving course;
    • Improve drainage at the facility;
    • Upgrades to the electrical and lighting system;
    • Upgrades to septic system;
    • Address water flow pressure issues from hydrants;
    • General refurbishment of the training facility grounds.


    City Contact Information

    Project Manager:    George Henderson 777-1130

  • Updated on 9/6/19

    The Quaka (Yavapai Tribal word for deer) Water Main Replacement includes the upsizing and replacement of the water main between Highway 89 at the Prescott Resort entrance road and the Yavpe Connector Road.  The project is a joint project associated with a new connecter road on the Yavapai Indian Tribe Reservation.

  • Updated on 9/6/19

    The City’s water operations have identified several locations to replace old and undersized water mains in the Wildwood Drive, Deerfield Road and Cliff Rose subdivision areas. The Design will be separated into two projects.  The first project will be within the Wildwood Drive and Deerfield Road area, and will be upsizing old undersized water mains.  The second project is in the Cliff Rose Subdivision.  This will include replacement of PVC water mains on Boardwalk from Rosser Street to Marvin Gardens and Marvin Gardens from Boardwalk to Oriental.

  • Updated on 9/6/19

    The project generally consists of replacing the aged and undersized water main and reconstructing the severely deteriorated pavement on Sundog Ranch Road from Prescott Lakes Parkway to the Yavapai Tribe boundary near Yavpe Connector.

    Due to budgetary constraints, the project will be designed and constructed in two phases, the first phase being the water main replacement.


  • Updated on 9/6/19

    The project is to direct additional sewer flows from the Sundog Wastewater Treatment Plant to the Airport Water Reclamation Facility. The project includes the construction of a new force main from a proposed lift station at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital Grounds north along Highway 89 to the northeast corner of Highway 89 and Prescott Lakes Parkway. The new force main will tie into the Sundog Trunk Main Phase A, which will be completed prior to beginning this project.

  • Updated on 9/6/19

    The Phase C Trunk Main will replace aging, undersized and failing clay and PVC pipe. The sewer main replacement project will reduce sanitary sewer overflows, reduce operations and maintenance costs, remove portions of the sewer system outside of the floodplain, and will complete the overall Sundog Trunk Main Project towards Centralization. The project is anticipated to replace approximately 12,000 lineal feet of 12-inch through 30-inch diameter gravity sewer main at the following locations.

    1. From the intersection of Miller Valley Road and Brannen Avenue, southward on Miller Valley Road, along Miller Creek to a point just east of Miller Creek low water crossing on Lincoln Avenue.

    2. Starting at the eastern end of Sonora Drive, along the edge of Granite Creek under the La Guardia Bridge (Montezuma Street), through Granite Creek Park, across 6th Street and down Henry Street, parallel to E-Z Street, within the Yavapai Prescott Indian Tribe land (YPIT) and then through Veterans Administration (VA) land generally following the old Peavine railroad alignment to a connection designed in the Phase B Project at the southeastern edge of the VA solar Field.

    3. Branch connections to connect sewer mains that currently outfall into the existing sewer trunk main.

    The project will also include approximately 1,600 linear feet of 12-inch water main replacement at the following locations:

    The intersection of Miller Valley Road and Lincoln Avenue up to a point 80 feet north of the Miller Creek low water crossing on Lincoln Avenue.

  • Updated on 9/6/19

    The City of Prescott Transfer Station was built in 1991 when the Sundog Landfill was approaching capacity. The facility is intended to serve the solid waste disposal and transfer needs of Prescott and the surrounding unincorporated areas of Yavapai County. The Transfer Station was built to accommodate 250 tons of residential and commercial solid waste per day, and is currently processing approximately 200 tons per day.

    The Transfer Station Pavement Improvements Project generally consists of reconstructing the aged and deteriorating asphalt pavement at the Transfer Station with new, structurally stronger subgrade and base materials and fiber reinforced asphalt concrete pavement to effectively extend the functional life of paved surfaces at the Transfer Station.

  • Updated on 9/6/19

    The City of Prescott Water Production Facility, located in the Town of Chino Valley, is the City’s primary source for water production. This project will replace the existing water booster facility in Chino Valley and will build the new intermediate pump station and tanks located near the Prescott Airport. This project will create a reduction in transmission pipeline pressure, improve production redundancy and provide additional storage capacity closer to Prescott.

    City of Prescott Water Production Facility (Chino Valley):

    The existing booster station is located in the Town of Chino Valley at the City of Prescott’s Water Production Facility, 251 N. State Route 89 (APN 306-23-077C). This project will consist of design and replacement of the City of Prescott water booster facility (buildings, boosters, electrical, controls). The facilities were originally built in the 1940’s and updates have been made to the facilities throughout the years to keep pace with the growing demand.  The current facility is undersized to meet future demands and the existing equipment has reached the end of its service life.  The facility replacement will ensure safe and reliable water supply to the City of Prescott service area. It is anticipated that the new booster station facility will have a firm pumping capacity of 14.0 MGD. By completing this project, the City will be able to provide additional reliability through higher efficiency and modernized equipment (buildings, electrical components, piping).

    Intermediate Pump Station Facility:

    The new intermediate pump station site is anticipated to be located about 1 mile north of Pioneer Parkway and 1 mile west of Willow Creek Road on currently undeveloped land; the site will be accessed from the east from Willow Creek Road. This project will provide the infrastructure to supply required redundancy to the existing water delivery system. This increases the overall reliability of the City’s water supply system by allowing the airport production wells to support the entire water system. Additionally, growth in north Prescott requires that a second pump station be constructed at the Intermediate Pump Station Facility that serves the surrounding pressure zone, Zone 110. The storage capacity required to meet fire demand and development growth needs have been determined by the City’s water model. The anticipated storage required for the intermediate pump station facility is 10 MG with the ability to expand to 15 MG. The intermediate pump station and the Zone 110 pump stations are anticipated to have a pumping capacity of 17.5 MGD and 8.4 MGD, respectively. Both pump station capacities will be evaluated further and confirmed during design.


  • Updated on 9/6/19

    The flood study has been awarded to JE Fuller Hydrology and Geomorphology, Inc.  The study is to re-evaluate the Willow Lake Tributary floodplain upstream of North Ridge Drive (approximately 3,000 feet), to update topographic discrepancies between the original study topography in 2008 and the updated 2016 topography.  The City is anticipating removing several residential structures from the floodplain at the completion of the study.  The flood study is anticipated to be completed and submitted to FEMA to review this winter.


  • Updated on 9/6/19

    This project will consist of relocating the existing Zone 7 pump station that feeds pressure zones east of Prescott Lakes Parkway, eastward to the new 1.5 MG water storage tank for pressure Zone 56, and relocated and upgraded to meet existing and future domestic and fire flow demands for this area. This project will include installation of new pumps, associated controls and appurtenances, and an above-ground building enclosure. This project will be constructed concurrent with the installation of the new Zone 56 1.5 MG tank and piping.


  • Updated on 9/6/19

    The project generally consists of replacing two existing 200,000 gallon water storage tanks with a single 1.5 million gallon water storage tank. The project includes replacing the existing Mingus Pump Station to meet demands and upsize the pipeline between the pump station and the new tank.



  • Updated on 9/6/19

    The Zone 56 Tank and Piping Project generally consists of constructing a new partially buried 1.5 million gallon pre-stressed concrete tank to be located north of Highway 69, and west of York Motors. This tank will replace the existing 100,000 gallon welded steel tank located in Prescott Canyon Estates. An additional project element will include removing and replacing approximately 4,300 lineal feet of existing 8-inch CIP water line with a new 16-inch DIP water line.



  • City Construction Projects
  • Tim Sherwood
  • Construction Services Manager
  • Public Works Building

    433 N Virginia St

  • 928-777-1130


  • Project Managers contact information can be found by clicking on the + sign next to the project name on the list, then clicking on “Contact Information”.

  • Public meetings and information on projects can be found by clicking on the + sign next to the project name on the list, then clicking on “Public Meeting Notices” or by contacting the Project Manager at 928-777-1130.


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Posted on September 20, 2019

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