Friday, March 23, 2018

City of Joplin schedules public meeting to review plans for neighborhood recovery project

(From the City of Joplin)

The City will host an open house public meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, at the Joplin Public Library Community Room, located at 1901 East 20th Street, to review plans for a neighborhood recovery project in an area from Main Street to Jackson Avenue and 18th to 26th Street.

Surface Project 4006 includes the replacement of damaged sidewalks, curb & gutters, storm water inlets & pipes, ADA ramps at corners, and street pavement.

Citizens are encouraged to stop by any time during these hours and view the plans of the upcoming project. City engineers and representatives of Dalton-Killinger Construction, the project contractor, will be available during the meeting to share details and answer questions from those attending.

In July, 2015 the Joplin City Council approved the Capital Plan for the expenditure of Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds focusing on the rebuilding and recovery work following the May 2011 tornado. This is the fourth of six similar projects in the recovery area that focuses on repairing damaged public infrastructure in residential areas. Work will occur from April 2018 to April 2019 with any roadway work being suspended between the months of November thru February.

More information about this project, as well as all of the recovery projects, can be found at .

For questions, please contact, Jack Schaller, Construction Manager w/ Olsson Associates, at 417-781-0643, or Dan Johnson, City Project Engineer, at 417-624-0820, ext. 538.

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