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City Construction Projects

Are you curious about what construction projects are taking place throughout Prescott? Well, you've come to the right place! Below you will find a list of construction projects that are currently underway as well as those projects that are still pending.

For information on the status of construction projects please call the City of Prescott Public Works Department at 928-777-1130.

Projects Currently Under Construction

This project consists of equipping the well with a new pump house, water transmission main to tie into the new system, and construction of an arsenic treatment plant. The project is located north of the Prescott Airport in ranch land and will have very little impact on the public throughout the duration of construction.

Fann Environmental was the low bidder on this project and has started construction of the access road on November 11th. The access road ties into Ruger Road north of the Ruger manufacturing facility and then crosses to the south side of Bottleneck Wash. Heavy equipment may be encountered on Ruger Road as it enters the construction site.

Last updated: Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 4:14 PM

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The Bashford Court Alley Reconstruction Project generally consists of reconstructing the severely deteriorated concrete and asphalt pavement in the alley bounded by Montezuma Street, Cortez Street, and Willis Street. Sewer replacement is also included.

Advertising for Statements of Qualifications to provide engineering design services commenced on November 23, 2014. Statements of Qualifications were received on December 11, 2014. The SOQâs have been reviewed by City staff and the ranking of candidates has been completed. Lyon Engineering was selected for this project. Contract negotiations are currently underway with Lyon Engineering.

Last updated: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 4:00 PM

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The Blackhawk Subdivision Drainage Improvements Project generally consists of topographic survey of selected streets, utilities investigations, geotechnical evaluations, and the preparation of plans, specifications, and engineering construction estimates to construct surface channels and subsurface storm drainage system along S. Lakeview Drive, Golden Bear Drive, and Golden Hawk Drive in the Blackhawk Subdivision.

PDFBlackhawk Open House 3-4-15

Last updated: Friday, March 6, 2015 at 10:10 AM

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The FY 2014 Pavement Reconstruction Project generally consists of reconstructing pavement and appurtenant infrastructure on the following streets:

Willow Lake Frontage Road from Maranatha Drive to Willow Drive Willow Lake Road from Meadow Lane to SR 89 College Heights Road from Willow Creek Road to Georgetown Drive Haining Street from Iron Springs Road to Forbis Street Sequoia Drive from Delano Avenue to Tamarack Lane Delano Avenue from Sequoia Drive to Chestnut Drive Miller Valley Road from Fair Street to Whipple Street

The engineering design contract with Shephard-Wesnitzer, Inc. was awarded on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. The contract includes, but is not limited to, geotechnical investigations to establish proper pavement structural sections, utility potholing and investigations to determine existence and location of existing underground utilities to avoid utility conflicts during construction, land surveying, engineering design reports, engineering design, and plans preparation. The contract also includes post design and engineering support services during construction.

Last updated: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 4:06 PM

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The FY 2015 Pavement Preservation Project generally includes the construction of various pavement repairs and pavement resurfacing on Lee Boulevard, Gail Gardner Way, Sierry Peaks Drive, Old Black Canyon Highway, Vista Verde Estates, Cathedral Pines, Kingswood Estates, Whisper Ridge Road, and Shalimar Drive. The resurfacing includes multi-layer and single layer coats of rubber chip seals, microsurfacing, and slurry seal coats. The project includes the placement of a conventional asphalt chip seal coat on previously unpaved streets and alleys. The project includes the adjustment of utility covers to finish grade and the restoration of disturbed traffic striping.

Advertising for construction bids commenced on May 11, 2014. Bid opening was held June 5, 2014. Construction is expected to start by the end of July or early August, 2014.

Last updated: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 4:06 PM

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The FY 2015 Sidewalks Repair Project generally includes the replacement of approximately 10,800 square feet of concrete sidewalks, and the upgrade of approximately 26 handicap ramps in the Prescott downtown area. The work also includes milling, grinding, or precision saw cutting to remediate uplifted sidewalk panels.

The engineering plans and contract documents have been completed and advertising for construction bids commenced on June 15, 2014. A mandatory Pre-bid Conference was held July 2, 2014. Bid opening was held July 17, 2014, with construction expected to commence by the end of August, 2014.

Last updated: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 4:07 PM

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Park Avenue - The Park Avenue road reconstruction project, from Canyon Springs Road to Gurley Street will include water, sewer, and roadway improvements. The project design and specifications are currently being completed.

Design plans have been provided to APS, CenturyLink, and CableOne and approved for construction. The utility relocations began the week of August 12th. Construction of new underground utilities and pole relocations should take 2 months to complete contingent upon soil and weather conditions encountered during construction.

In coming months, during utility relocation work, acquisition of limited but necessary right-of-way for the project will continue. Property appraisals have been completed, meetings will be scheduled with individual property owners as necessary to provide information in this regard and to begin negotiations for the needed right-of-way.

The City will advertise the construction project once the relocation of third-party utilities and acquisition of rights-of-way are completed.

Questions regarding the project should be addressed to the City Project Manager, Tim Sherwood at (928) 777-1130 or email to

Last updated: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 4:46 PM

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CLM Earthmovers was awarded the construction contract with a notice to start the project on October 8, 2012.

The project includes construction of the Zone pump station, Zone 27 Reservoir and water main from the new pump station along Gurley Street and Thumb Butte Road to the intersection of Sherwood Drive. The old pump station and reservoir will be abandoned once the new infrastructure has been installed. The old Zone 27 reservoir site will be landscaped and remain as open space for the Thumb Butte Estates neighborhood.

See attached Project Update for current information.

If you have questions, please contact City of Prescott Project Manager Jeff Low at (929) 777-1130.

PDFZone 27 Water Reservoir Location Map & Construction Alert

PDFZone 27 Initial Resident Letter

PDFZone 27 Public Meeting Presentation February 2, 2012

Last updated: Friday, October 12, 2012 at 2:09 PM

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The construction project was awarded to Fann Environmental on January 13, 2015 and a notice to proceed for the construction of the Zone 101 Pump Station was issued on February 2, 2015. The project includes installation of 400 lineal feet of 16-inch water main, 50 lineal feet of 20-inch water main, a new pump station, and 1,790 lineal feet of electric conduit located at the Zone 12 Reservoir site adjacent to Old Highway 89A (see vicinity map). These new system components will provide water service to the Zone 101 service area. The pump station construction will include piping, mechanical pumps, HVAC, and electrical installation for a 2,945 square foot building.

PDFZone 101 Vicinity Map

Last updated: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 4:27 PM

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