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Construction Schedule

Prior to the start of construction, the contractor, Combs Construction, will be conducting surveying and locating underground utilities in the construction area. During this time, you may see temporary traffic restrictions in place where crews are working to locate utilities.

The reconstruction of Bell Road from 51st Avenue to 59th Avenue will  occur in four phases. Each phase will consist of similar construction activities and is expected to last three to four weeks. 

Approximate Construction Dates

Phase I – Milling & Paving the Base Course of the Middle Lanes
March 1 – April 25, 2021

Phase II – Milling and Paving the Outside Lanes
April 26 – May 23, 2021

Phase III – Paving the Top Course of the Middle Lanes
May 24 – June 20, 2021

Phase IV – Lane Striping and Miscellaneous Repairs
June 21 – July 26, 2021

Construction activities may include the following:

  • Concrete repairs
  • Adjustment of utilities in preparation for removal of the road surface
  • Milling the road surface (figure 1)
  • Milling the aggregate base layer
  • Milling the subgrade
  • Preparing the subgrade for paving
  • Paving the base layer of asphalt (figure 2)
  • Paving the top layer of asphalt
  • Applying lane striping to the road surface
(figure 1) Milling the road surface
(figure 1) Milling the road surface
(figure 2) Paving the base layer of asphalt
(figure 2) Paving the base layer of asphalt
(figure 3) Example of a completed road section
(figure 3) Example of a completed road section

Information on Construction Phases

The following provides expanded detail on each phase of construction. Please note that detailed information on dates and times for traffic restrictions will be established during construction.

For updates on project milestones and traffic restrictions, please visit the home page or subscribe to email updates at the bottom of this page.

Phase I – Middle Lanes of Bell Road, from 51st Avenue to 59th Avenue

This phase will occur in the middle lanes of Bell Road from 51st Avenue to 59th Avenue. 

Throughout this phase, traffic will be shifted to the curb lanes, left turns will be restricted, and Bell Road will be reduced to one east bound and one westbound lane.

Phase II – Curb Lanes of Bell Road, from 51st Ave to 59th Ave

Work in this phase will occur in the curb lane of Bell Road from 51st Avenue to 59th Avenue. 

Throughout this phase, traffic will be shifted to the middle lanes and you can expect to see the following restrictions:

  • Bell Road will be reduced to one eastbound and one westbound lane,
  • Left turns and u-turns will be restricted,
  • Driveways on Bell Road will be closed.

During this time, business access will be maintained at
51st, 53rd, 55th, 57th, and 59th Avenues.

Phase III – Paving the Top Course of the Middle Lanes

Work in this phase will occur in the middle lanes of Bell Road from 51st Avenue to 59th Avenue. 

Throughout this phase, traffic will be shifted to the curb lanes and you can expect to see the following restrictions:

  • Bell Road will be reduced to one eastbound and one westbound lane,
  • Left turns and u-turns will be restricted.

Phase IV – Striping and Miscellaneous Repairs

At this phase, major construction work will be completed.

  • Temporary lane restriction will be in place while lane lines are painted on Bell Road.
  • Restriction will be in place near workers making minor concrete repairs and utility adjustments. 

Work during this phase will occur Monday through Friday, from 6AM to 5PM.

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