Silverbell FAQ - Grant Road to Goret Road
When will the project begin?
Construction of the roadway is scheduled to begin June 15, 2015. Work will take approximately 15 months to complete (weather permitting) with an anticipated completion date of September 05, 2016.
What are some of the features of the design?
The scope of work for this project is to reconstruct and widen the existing roadway to provide additional travel lanes for north and south bound traffic as well as to alleviate existing drainage problems. New six-foot wide sidewalk will be constructed on the west side of Silvebell Road to go along with a ten-foot wide asphalt multi-use path on the east side to improve pedestrian accessibility. The existing pavement will be replaced with new asphalt paving to provide a smooth and safe ride. Drainage improvements include storm drains, box culverts, catch basins, and roadside drainage ditches to control flooding and provide all weather crossing capability. This project also will include new traffic signals at the intersections of Silverbell Road & Goret Road and Silverbell Road & Grant Road. Street lighting for driver safety and neighborhood security will be included as well. Native landscaping and public art are to be incorporated as well.
What days and times during the week will construction occur?
Construction will take place Monday through Friday from 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM. Occasional weekend and night work may also be required.
Will access to businesses and local residences be permitted during construction?
Access to businesses and local residences will be available at all times throughout the course of the project with the exception of temporary delays during paving, grading, & demolition work. Residents will be notified two days in advance of any work that will result in a delay that lasts longer than 15 minutes.
Will there be lane restrictions?
Throughout the course of the project various parts of the roadway will be closed while the contractor is performing work. However, one through lane in each direction will be maintained at all times.
How much will this construction cost?
The contract amount is $9.58 M. Funding is from the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA).
Who is the contractor?
Hunter Construction Company