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COVINGTON, KY - The following are project updates on City roadwork and infrastructure projects:

 

Annual Resurfacing/Concrete Replacement Work

Project: Roadways within the City are repaired as needed annually. Roadwork is focused in one of 3 geographic sections on a 3 year cycle. This year, all work will be completed in Section 2. Click here to see a map of Section 2. The red highlights indicate which road sections work is being conducted on.  

Status:  Work has been completed.

 

Devou Wall

Project: Retaining wall collapse on Devou Drive resulted in the roadway being closed to traffic.

Status: Work has been completed.

 

Peaselburg Basins

Project: Improvement of storm water and flooding issues in Peaselburg, and the areas around Ray's Lane and Point Benton. Learn more details here.

Status: Phase I has been completed.  Phase II has been completed except for the roadway restoration.   

 

6th Street and Scott Boulevard Project

Project: This project will create a gateway at 6th St. and Scott Blvd. to both Madison Ave. and Mainstrasse. Elements of the project will include underground utilities, decorative street lighting, new sidewalks with pavers along the curb line, and mast arm traffic signals.

Status: Currently in design phase to form a plan to create a gateway between Madison and Mainstrasse. This phase is progressing well. The project will include underground utilities and sidewalk replacement. The goal is for construction to start Fall/Winter 2015.

 

Riverside Drive

Project: Roadway and sidewalk stabilization.

Status: Geotechnical review complete. Thelen and Woolpert have both been hired to complete the design work together. The design plans are 95% complete and will be completed this summer.

 

Highway Avenue Fence

Project: The chain link fence along the north side of Highway Avenue will be replaced with a decorative fence.

Status: The City is currently working with property owner to determine if land can be acquired to link this sidewalk to Riverfront Commons.

 

Riverfront Commons Phase I

Project: This project will improve the City's Riverfront along the Ohio River from the base of Greenup Street, west to Route 8.

Status: Woolpert, Inc. was selected as the design engineer for the project and is actively working on the plans. The Western walk from Madison Avenue heading west will be constructed later this year. This includes a path that will go up and over the levee and tie into the sidewalk near the east side of the Brent Spence Bridge.

 

Please contact the City Engineering Dept. at 8599.292.2112 with any questions regarding these projects.