Ada County Highway District

Federal Aid Capital Maintenance

General Description:

Construction includes replacing asphalt pavement and improving adjacent pedestrian ramps as needed. Some areas have been identified as needing a slightly more extensive amount of maintenance repair. Asphalt in these areas will be removed, then a portion of the base material will be removed and replaced, followed by the placement of new asphalt pavement. The following street segments will be included in this project:

Curtis Road, I-184 south off-ramp to Morris Hill Road, work began on October 1st. Crews will remove the existing asphalt, re-grade the surface, and then repave the road. To accommodate this work, the road has been restricted to one lane in each direction. Work will be done on one side of the road at a time so that vehicles will always be traveling on pavement. Lane restrictions will remain in place until October 8th, weather dependent.

From October 9th-14th, crews will continue to pave the top layer of asphalt. Four lanes will be open during the morning and evening rush hours (6:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.). Daytime lane closures between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. will be used to finish the remaining portion of work.

This work will cause travel delays, ACHD encourages commuters to consider alternative routes as appropriate.

Why do it this way? This method avoids the confusion of having the entire road as a gravel surface. When there is a gravel surface, crews cannot temporary stripe to delineate the travel lanes. Given the fact that Curtis is a five-lane road, it was determined that having the entire surface as gravel would not be as safe or as effective. This method also has the added benefit of greatly reducing the time of the overall duration of construction--one week as opposed to three or four.

Construction update as of 10/12/18:  The contractor has 150 working days to complete the contract.

  • 3rd Street, Myrtle to Front Street and Jefferson Street to Fort Street: Milling and paving completed September 30th. Minor Work remains including manhole adjustments and striping.
  • 4th Street, State Street to Washington Street: Complete
  • 11th Street, Myrtle Street to Front Street and Main Street to Bannock Street: Complete
  • Amity Road, Production Street to Market Street: Complete
  • Cherry Lane, Ten Mile Road to Meridian Road: Paving was complete October 2nd. Manhole adjustments will be ongoing though October 17th.
  • Collister Drive, Hill Road to Quail Ridge Drive: Complete
  • Curtis Road, Morris Hill Road to the south off-ramp of Interstate I-84: Concrete work is ongoing. Roadway work began October 1st. Traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction through mid-October.
  • Harrison Boulevard, Hays Street to Hill Road: The segment from Hill to Sherman is complete. The segment between Sherman and Hays is tentatively scheduled for October 15th-19th.
  • Irene Street, N. 33rd Street to N. 28th Street: Complete
  • Irene Street, N. 26th Street to Harrison Boulevard:  Complete
  • Rose Hill Street, Roosevelt Street to Vista Avenue: Complete. The signalized pedestrian crossing at Rose Hill and Peasley is scheduled to be activated October 16th.
  • Seamans Gulch Road, Hill Road Parkway to the Ada County Landfill entrance: Complete
  • Sycamore Drive, State Street to Taft Street:  Complete
  • Taft Street, N. 32nd Street to N. 28th Street:  Complete
Time Frame
Start Date:
Spring 2018
End Date:
Late Fall 2018

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Joseph Tate III
projects@achdidaho.org


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