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Sidewalk Improvement Project
Project Name
Sidewalk Improvement Project

General Area
Northwest Quadrant

Project Description
  • The scope of this project includes all work associated with constructing approximately 3,000 feet of new ADA accessible sidewalk and ramps.  The work will also include some storm water improvements and site grading.  
  • DeLong Construction was awarded for the construction contract for an amount of $138,356.15.
  • The professional engineering services for design and construction inspection is being performed by Garden & Associates for an amount of $68,356.59
  • Construction activity is anticipated to begin in mid-September of 2016 and last for 30 working days.

Project Benefits
These sidewalk improvements will primarily provide a safe route for students walking or biking to the Oskaloosa Elementary School.  It will also give residents and visitors greater access to the recreational trail and promote economic development in Oskaloosa. 
Project Locations
  • From the existing sidewalk along the north side of D Avenue West (south of the fairgrounds) west to North L Street, along the northeast side of North L Street to Green Street, and along the east side of Green Street to the existing sidewalk along the south side of Orchard Avenue.   
          Sidewalk Improvement Project Map

Project Status
This project will be funded by an 80/20 Iowa DOT matching funds grant.  It was bid through the Iowa DOT with DeLong Construction being awarded the contract as the low bidder for an amount of $138,356.15.  Construction began on September 19, 2016 and is expected to last 30 working days.
Project Cost Summary
A total of $232,000 has been budgeted in FY 2015-2016 and FY 2016-2017 for this project (CIP Project #2010-57).  Listed below are the funding sources for this project based on the estimated project costs.

                                                        Construction       Design & Inspection    Total
Federal Transportation Funds: $110,684.92       $54,685.27               $165,370.19
City of Oskaloosa:                         $27,671.23       $13,671.32               $41,342.55
Totals:                                              $138,356.15       $68,356.59               $206,712.74

Phase Start Date
Phase End Date
10/31/2016 (Estimated)

Project Completion
The project is expected to be completed by the end of October 2016.  

If you have any questions about this project, please contact the Public Works Department at (641) 673-7472.

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