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Schedule: Tower Terrace Road (C ave. to Alburnett Rd.)

Project Timeline 


Based on the preliminary design presented in 2015, project benchmarks over the next several years were established.


The tentative project schedule is stated below. The schedule remains subject to change. CLICK HERE to receive project updates as more information becomes available. Please note, this project timeline is for Tower Terrace Road from C Avenue to Alburnett Road.


Corridor Management Plan

Updated in 2019

Details: The Corridor Management Plan, originally completed in 2010 by the Corridor Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
and updated in 2019, includes development concepts for the Tower Terrace Road Corridor. The plan provides a vision of local development. For more information visit the Corridor MPO website.


Design Concepts

2018 - 2020

Details: The design process involves intense collaboration between city representatives, Anderson Bogert, and the residents of the Tower Terrace Road Corridor who are most impacted by the project. Efforts are taken to develop design solutions that will meet the needs of growth in the area while protecting the interests of those who already reside in the corridor.

Environmental Process

2017 - 2020

Details: As the design concepts for the project are finalized, the potential environmental impact of the project is carefully studied and evaluated. This process is crucial to the progress of future phases of the Tower Terrace Road project. This part of the Federal Aid process requires a more detailed review of the project impacts at the State and Federal levels. Alternatives and mitigation of environmental impacts are developed and public involvement are included. The Environmental Assessment started in January 2017,  and final State and Federal sign off anticipated in 2019/2020.

Right-of-Way Aquisition Process

2019 - 2021

Details: A public information meeting was held in 2019. Right-of-way acquisition was completed for Phase 2 in 2021.

Bidding - Phase 2

2017 - 2020

Details: Because the right-of-way acquisition was completed for Phase 2, the grading and storm drainage improvements plans for Phase 2 were successfully bid on September 21, 2021. The contract was subsequently awarded to the low bidder, Boomerang Corporation.

In Process

Phase 1 - Summerset Avenue to C Avenue NE

2019 - 2022

Details: Design and right-of-way acquisition are on hold until the City has more definitive information from Hy-Vee.

Phase 2A - East of Meadowknolls Road to Alburnett Road

2019 - 2023

Details: Right-of-way for this phase has been acquired, bid letting is complete, and construction is slated to start in late winter 2022 with a pre-construction meeting on 1/11/2022. Construction for this phase is projected for 2022-2023.

Phase 2B - C Avenue to East of Meadowknolls Road

Details: Right-of-way acquisition is currently in process. Final design to be complete in 2022. Construction for this phase is projected for 2023-2024.


In the Future

Final Plans for Phases 1 & 2

2020 - 2022

Details: Final plans will be completed for Phases 2A and 2B Paving in Summer of 2022. Phase 1 Grading Plans will be completed in Summer 2022 and Paving Plans are projected to be completed in Summer 2023.  


Planned Bid of Phases 1 & 2


Details: Phase 2 Grading has already bid and construction will begin in Winter of 2021/2022.
The remaining phases are planned to bid as follows:

Phase 2 Paving: Fall 2022

Phase 1 Grading: Winter 2022

Phase 1 Paving: Fall 2023


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