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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Rucker Renewal project update 2-21-20

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Progress continues...

  • Northbound Rucker Avenue between California and Hewitt OPENED TO TRAFFIC on Friday morning, February 21, at 8:54 a.m.
  • Everett Public Library parking garage access open from Rucker.
  • Streetlights are operational between Everett and Hewitt...
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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Rucker Renewal project update 2-18-20

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With more favorable weather, 500 cubic yards of concrete was placed last week. The two northern blocks of the project continue to take shape, with installation of decorative light poles and removal of temporary light poles between Everett and Hewitt Avenu...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Rucker Renewal project update 2-7-20

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Rucker from California to Hewitt opens southbound

The southbound lane of Rucker between California and Hewitt Avenues opened Thursday, Feb. 6, at 1 p.m. This concludes full block traffic closures north of Hewitt Avenue. There will continue to be periodic l...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Rucker Renewal project update 2-3-20

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January = 30 days of rain in a row

Despite unrelenting rain, the contractor has continued to make progress. Though weather impacts the speed of the concrete work, you will see lighting pole installation going in. As weather allows, crews will replace crack...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Rucker Renewal project update 1-24-20

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More concrete pavement and sidewalk placing and finishing is happening and will continue as weather allows. With snow hopefully behind us, but steady rain in its place, the contractor continues to use every opportunity to make progress on this part of the...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Rucker Renewal project update 1-10-20

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Project milestone - Hewitt intersection opens to traffic!   

The story to come is primarily about concrete and the weather. The contractor is using every decent weather opportunity to advance the concrete pouring schedule, but snow is in ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 12-20-19

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See the updated project status map showing the California Street intersection, the block between Everett Avenue and California Street and Hoyt opened to all traffic. 

No construction work will occur the week of 12/23-27 or on 12/31-1/1/19 per the ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 12-13-19

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With 2 1/2 of 3 1/2 blocks of the 1st stage of work open, the contractor is taking advantage of decent weather to work any day they can. See the updated project status map showing the California Street intersection, the block between Everett Avenue and Ca...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 12-6-19

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1 intersection & 1 block of road opened this week! 

CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS THIS WEEK

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  • California Street intersection
    • The intersection opened to vehicle traffic at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, December 2.
  • Everett to California
    • The block between Everett...
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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 11-25-19

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LAST WEEK

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  • California Street intersection
    • The contractor installed electrical and irrigation and began pouring concrete at the corners.
    • The brass street-name lettering that will be inset into the sidewalk corners has arrived. To prioritize pedestrian sa...
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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 11-18-19

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Note: opening the Rucker/California intersection east-west to vehicles has been delayed to preserve pedestrian safety. See ***** in the "Upcoming" section below.

Work on the Rucker Renewal project is about 50 percent complete!

During excav...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 11-8-19

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As we near the final stages of Phase 1, significant pieces of the project are getting completed.   

THIS WEEK

Hoyt

  • Striping was completed, and Hoyt Avenue opened to traffic on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 4:17 p.m. 
  • The contractor removed con...
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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 11-1-19

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Phase 1 construction is nearing the end! Continued sunny weather is allowing significant progress to be made on tasks involving concrete pouring (road, curb, sidewalks), which are necessary to reopening the construction zone.  Picture below: conc...

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 10-25-19

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Phase 1 construction is nearing the end! Next week's sunny weather should enable significant progress to be made on tasks involving concrete pouring (road, curb, sidewalks), which are necessary to reopening the construction zone.  

The Rucker Rene...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 10-18-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

  • The contractor finished the sidewalk work on the west side. Concrete paving outside Goodwill required the store to close early on Tues., Oct. 15. Regular business hours resumed the next day.

Rucker

  • The Rucker/Everett Avenue intersection reopene...
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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 10-11-19

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Notes: 

  • Rucker/Everett Avenue intersection will be closed 10/14-18 for paving where the waterline crossing went in earlier in the project. Detour will be in place.
  • Delays expected going into or out of Aero Apartments garage between 9 a.m. ...
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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 10-4-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor continued to poured curbs and auger signal and light pole bases.

Rucker

Concrete roadway paving continued from California to Hewitt and the east side of Hewitt to Wall. The effort to lower conduit was completed, which allowed the...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 9-27-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor demolished existing west-side sidewalks and began auguring signal and light pole bases and installing conduit, junction boxes and irrigation.

Rucker

Concrete roadway paving from Everett to California continued. The contractor beg...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 9-20-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor completed the east sidewalk with the paving over of the Frontier vault lid.

Rucker looking north from Hewitt

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The contractor laid storm drain pipe on Hewitt and demolished and graded from California to Hewitt. Concrete roadw...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 9-13-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The sidewalks and curb are almost finished on the east side.

Rucker

The contractor installed storm drain on Hewitt and demolished, graded the roadway from California to Hewitt and laid electrical and irrigation. Phase 2 waterline work included ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 9-6-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor began constructing sidewalks, continued pouring curbs and installed traffic detecting loops. 

Rucker

The contractor installed storm drain on Hewitt and demolished and graded the roadway from California to Hewitt. Phase 2...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 8-30-19

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*A new map showing all three stages of construction, the timing and sequencing for each stage and a listing of affected businesses is now available on the project webpage.

THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor began pouring curbs and continued directional boring and...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 8-23-19

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See this and other images of historical finds from the Rucker Renewal project in the photo gallery.

THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor completed demolition of the east sidewalk and began directional boring and irrigation work in support of creating a new sidewalk...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 8-16-19

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*Note: Extended closure of Hewitt/Rucker intersection coming Monday, August 19. See below for more information.

THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor completed concrete paving and construction of a crosswalk mid-block, near the south end of Imagine Children&rsqu...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 8-9-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor continued concrete paving and work to establish a crosswalk mid-block, near the south end of Imagine Children’s Museum.

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The contractor continued work on the storm drain and on the waterline.

UPCOMING

Hoyt

Paving will continue...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 8-2-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor completed work on roadway demolition and began concrete paving and work to establish a crosswalk mid-block, near the south end of Imagine Children’s Museum. 

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The contractor began work on the storm drain, completed...

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Rucker Renewal Project Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 7-26-19

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THIS WEEK

Hoyt

The contractor completed work on storm drains, temporary lighting, irrigation, electrical conduit and road demolition except at the Hoyt/Pacific intersection. 

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Work on the waterline continued. Everett Avenue opened up following ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update 7-22-19

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LAST WEEK

The contractor completed the bulk of the mobilization for the project.

Hoyt

  • Other completed tasks on Hoyt include erosion control, sawcutting, catch basin installation and roadway demolition.
  • During excavation on Hoyt, railroad ties and spikes were ...
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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update

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THIS WEEK

Big construction began! Jensen Construction began mobilizing on Mon., July 8, closing two blocks of Rucker between Everett and Hewitt, one block of Hoyt between Wall and Pacific, and a half a block of California west of Rucker. Detours are in pla...

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Rucker Renewal Project Updates
Posted on: July 1, 2019

Rucker Renewal project update

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Phase 1 of the work to transform Rucker Avenue, between Everett and Hewitt Avenues, and a half a block of California is about to get underway. Construction is expected to begin July 8.

What to expect

  • The contractor will begin work on the two block section o...
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