Project Schedule 

October - December 2014

  • Exterior refurbishment of the railcar at Heritage Crossing is scheduled for completion.
  • City Hall’s façade along the North side will be refaced and the re-skinning will transition to the West and South sides. The new elevator in City Hall will be installed and re-open for use.
  • At the northwest corner of State and Fifth Streets, crews will begin to prepare the site for a 3-story building with office space on the first floor and apartment units on the upper levels.
  • Crews will continue installing the storm drain in State Street from KCSR to Fifth St. and also begin installing a new storm drain in Austin Street. Portions of Fifth St. will close to allow for the new storm sewer to be installed.
  • The City Center parking structure will be substantially complete, but will not open for use until 2015 in conjunction with the opening of the apartments.
  • The design of the Arts Plaza will be finalized.
  • Design of the remaining three quadrants in Heritage Crossing will be finalized and transition into construction in 2015.

2015

  • The overhead electric poles along the west side of KCS between Austin and State will be removed.
  • The Oaks multi-family portion of the development is scheduled to open in the Summer.
  • Construction of the Arts Plaza, including hardscape and landscape improvements, is scheduled to start; the Granville Performing Arts Center will be temporarily inaccessible from Austin Street. (Final design plans are pending.)
  • The 1st level of the City Center 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.
  • Construction of the remaining three quadrants at Heritage Crossing will commence.
  • The City has begun the process for relocating the Lyles House to Heritage Crossing, the new pedestrian corridor along Walnut Street. Engineers are working on the site and foundation plans.
  • Design for repaving and lighting improvements to the Central Library parking lot are scheduled to begin.

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

Completed Activities

  • The historic Pace House moved to its new location in the Travis College Hill Historic District, where it will undergo renovations to return it to single family use.
  • The buildings at 203 N. Fifth and 504 W. State have been demolished. 504 W. State Street has been minimally improved with sod and irrigation until future plans for this site are developed. A 3-story building will be constructed at 203 N. Fifth with office space on the first floor and apartments on the upper levels.
  • The Landmark Museum and railcar have been moved to the Heritage Crossing pedestrian corridor. The grand reopening of the museum was held on May 31, 2014.
  • The Sixth Street extension between Austin and Walnut opened on May 28, 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 buried overhead electric utilities underground. (Removal of the poles is scheduled for a later date.)
  • Installation of electrical infrastructure in State Street to service new transformers at City Hall.
  • Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) has been replaced along with upgrading electric service to City Hall.
  • Site clearance is complete.
  • 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. 
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