Project Schedule 

April 2014

  • Council awarded construction contracts for City Hall Renovations as well as adjacent streetscape and infrastructure improvements. 
  • Along the west side of KCSR between Austin and State Streets, GP&L crews are moving overhead electric utilities underground.  

May 2014

  • Street and drainage improvements will begin. Crews will start installing the new storm drain system along the west side of the KCSR.
  • Site preparations will wrap up with the demolition of 504 W. State St. and 203 N. Fifth St.
  • Renovations at City Hall will begin, with the initial phase of construction concentrating on the North elevation as well as the elevator replacement. For details on the City Hall Renovations, click here
  • May 1 – Boards & Commissions meetings which normally occur at City Hall are being relocated to the Duckworth Building at 217 N. Fifth. (Plan Commission will hold its May 12 meeting at City Hall.)
  • The grand re-opening of the Landmark Depot Museum is scheduled for May 31, 2014 as part of the Heritage Celebration activities.
  • The Sixth Street extension between Austin and Walnut is scheduled to open in late May.

June 2014

  • June 1 – Council Work Sessions and Regular meetings as well as the Council Committee meetings and Plan Commission meetings are being relocated to the Duckworth Building at 217 N. Fifth.
  • Exterior refurbishment of the railcar now located at the Walnut Pedestrian Corridor is scheduled to begin.

July – September 2014

  • Construction activities continue.

October – December 2014

  • City Hall renovations will transition from the North end of the building to the West and South side.
  • The overhead electric poles along the west side of KCS between Austin and State will be removed.
  • Streetscape improvements along 5th Street will begin.
  • Parking structure will be substantially complete and open for use in early 2015.

2015

  • The Oaks multi-family portion of the development is scheduled to open.
  • The parking garage will be opened to the public for use.
  • Renovations at City Hall, street and drainage improvements, as well as streetscape are scheduled to be complete.

To Be Scheduled

  • The library parking lot lighting is on hold pending direction from Council on the Lyles Houses.
  • Arts Plaza re-design and construction.

Visit the City website regularly for updates on temporary parking locations, project schedules and road closures.

Completed Activities

  • The Landmark Museum and railcar have been moved to the Walnut Pedestrian Corridor. Installation of electrical infrastructure in State Street to service new transformers at City Hall.
  • Uninterupted Power Supply (UPS) will be replaced along with upgrading electric service to City Hall (4-5 months).
  • Museum Plaza Drive and City Hall parking lot have been closed to begin site clearance. Visit theParking Plans page for details on where to park when visiting City Hall, Duckworth Building or the Granville Arts Center.
  • Replacement of the aging water main on Austin Street (between Fifth and Third streets) has been completed. The street is temporarily open, but will close again in the coming months as the City Center development efforts ramp up.
  • Pace House and Lyles House have been relocated to a temporary location behind the Granville Arts Center.
  • Replacement of the sanitary sewer line in State Street between Fifth Street and the KCSR railroad.
  • Construction on the parking structure behind City Hall started in October 2013.
  • Site improvements on the southwest quadrant of the Walnut Pedestrian Corridor are complete and the Landmark Society relocated the museum to its new home.
  • Earthwork for the multi-family portion of the development began.
  • The design team finalized plans for the City Hall façade renovations, infrastructure, and streetscape in March 2014.