AMS West Sidewalks Project Kicks Off

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Work on the AMS West Sidewalks Project, to be completed by Bottorff Construction, is set to begin the week of July 16, 2018. The project’s scope of work includes sidewalk replacements and wheelchair ramp installations in the east/west pedestrian corridors for the neighborhood immediately west of Atchison Middle School. Work will begin on the north side of Santa Fe at 6th Street and progress to the west and north from there until the project is complete. The project is primarily funded by a $250,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) that was awarded to the City of Atchison last year, with the City picking up the rest of the tab on the $450,000 project.

Project Summary: This project will construct and/or replace the east/west sidewalk corridors in the neighborhood immediately west of Atchison Middle School. The project is focused between 6th & 12th Street as well as Santa Fe & Laramie. For a more detailed description of this project, please review the full staff report presented to the City Commission from October 3, 2016.

Cost: About $450,000

Funding: This project is primarily funded by a $250,000 grant through the federal Community Development Block Grant Program. The grant application was authorized by the City Commission via Resolution No. 3038 on October 3, 2016. The notice of the award was received in January of 2017. All remaining costs over the $250,000 CDBG award will be funded by the City of Atchison.

Location: The neighborhood to the west of AMS. 6th to 12th. Santa Fe to Laramie. More specifically, the work is confined to census tract 819 block group 03 for the purposes of the CDBG grant that funded the project.

Contractor: Bottorff Construction

Status: Construction begins the week of July 16, 2018

Construction Start Date: Summer 2018

Completion Date: Fall 2018

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