3/29/19: Phase 1: Construction has resumed. The Contractor is currently pouring the bridge railings and moment slabs. Asphalt pavement will be placed soon after the asphalt plants open in early April. The Lowes Way roundabout at the Lowes entrance is complete. All work along 146th Street is Complete. The bridges over Cool Creek & Keystone are 75% complete. Phase 2: Design is Complete, and Phase II will go to bid in May 2019.
Phase 1: 146th St. to southbound Keystone Parkway. Phase 2: Rangeline Rd. to Keystone Parkway. Opens a New Window.
Phase 1: The project consists of the construction of a new southbound lane on Lowe’s Way allowing traffic from 146th Street to access southbound Keystone Parkway. The project will include two new bridges and a new round-a-bout at the Lowe’s entrance on Lowe’s Way.
Phase 2: Construction a new connection for motorists wanting to drive east or west between Rangeline Rd, Keystone Parkway and Lowes Way
Reason for Project
A new ramp is needed to facilitate travel from 146th St. to southbound Keystone Ramp. Currently, there is no efficient way for motorists to access Keystone Pkwy. from 146th St.
Construction Details (Phase 1)
Design Firm: CHA
Inspection Firm: Lochmueller Group
Construction Start Date: April 2018
Construction Completion (est.): October 2019
Construction Cost: $10 million
Construction Details (Phase 2)
Design Firm: CHA
Contractor: To be determined
Construction Start Date (est.): July 2019
Construction Completion (est.): 2020
Construction Cost: $6.9 million
Design and construction costs will be funded using TIF district revenues and Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Program funds.