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July 26, 2014
Broadway update: Phase one opens to traffic
After 11 weeks of being under contruction, the first phase of Alexandria's Broadway project, from Third to Fifth Avenue, opened last night, Friday. Police...
July 26, 2014 - 2:46pm
July 22, 2014
Broadway update: Workers to install planter boxes
Businesses in the phase one area of Alexandria's Broadway reconstruction project now have new sidewalks. Here's the latest update provided by City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven this morning, Tuesday: "The contractor continues to place concrete sidewalk at the intersections of Fouth...
July 22, 2014 - 9:00am
July 15, 2014
Broadway update: Work begins at Sixth Avenue
Alexandria's Broadway reconstruction project is moving ahead to phase two while work is finishing up on phase one. Here's the latest update from City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven, as of today, Tuesday: "The contractor started on phase two yesterday. This work is concentrated near...
July 15, 2014 - 9:22am
July 14, 2014
Broadway update: Phase 2 work begins
Alexandria's Broadway reconstruction work hit another glitch, this one involving concrete grading work, but the project continues to make headway. Here's the latest update from City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven on July 11: The work on Phase 2 will start on Monday morning (July 14)....
July 14, 2014 - 12:06pm
July 3, 2014
Tie-bar problem delays Broadway project
Alexandria’s Broadway reconstruction project hit a snag this week. The outside edge of some of the recently poured concrete, a strip of 12-inches, had to be removed and replaced because of a problem with the placement of tie-bars. Alexandria Mayor Sara Carlson and City Engineer...
July 3, 2014 - 12:22pm
Broadway update: Traffic lights go up on Fifth
Alexandria's Broadway reconstruction project meets unexpected delays but continues to make progress. Here's the latest information provided by City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven as of July 2: "This week you may have noticed less work than we had hoped on Broadway. Between rain and...
July 3, 2014 - 10:09am
June 27, 2014
Broadway update: Paving to begin today
Big changes will be happening on Broadway. Here's the latest update about Alexandria's Broadway reconstruction project as provided by City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven today, Friday: "The first mainline paving is happening today. If all goes well the outside two travel lanes between...
June 27, 2014 - 1:59pm
June 25, 2014
Broadway update: Curb work begins today
Here's an update of Alexandria's Broadway reconstruciton project as provided by City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven today, Wednesday: "The first of the curb and gutter will be placed today. The first sections poured will be the tangent (straight) sections between the blocks. This curb...
June 25, 2014 - 9:52am
June 20, 2014
Broadway update: Underground utility work complete in phase one
Here's an update about Alexandria's Broadway reconstruction project, as provided by City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven today, June 20: "All of the major underground utility work is now complete in phase one. Since the start of the project on May 12, we have installed approximately...
June 20, 2014 - 10:16am
June 17, 2014
Broadway update: Project is about a week behind schedule
Here's the latest on Alexandria's Boradway reconstruction project, as provided by City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven today, June 17: "Work continues on the installation of water, sanitary sewer and storm sewer services to the buildings and the setting of storm sewer catch basins. This...
June 17, 2014 - 10:57am
June 13, 2014
Broadway update: Roof drains complicate work
Here's an update about Alexandria's Broadway reconstruction project, as provided by City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven on Friday, June 13: "The contractor is completing the final watermain tie-in at Fifth Avenue. At this time, all of the old watermain has been disconnected and the businesses...
June 13, 2014 - 12:42pm
June 10, 2014
Broadway update: Sidewalk work under way; access to businesses are open
Alexandria City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven provided the following update about the Broadway reconstruction project today, June 10: "The contractor continues working on installing individual water and sewer services to the businesses. As these services are installed and connected...
June 10, 2014 - 10:56am
May 21, 2014
Broadway update: Most steam lines removed
Here's an update about the Broadway reconstruction project as provided by City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven: The contractor continues with the removal of the underground steam lines. Most of the north-south steam lines have now been removed and the work has shifted to the removal...
May 21, 2014 - 9:40am
March 10, 2014
Big decisions ahead for Broadway reconstruction
Although the proposed start date for reconstructing Alexandria's Broadway is still two months away, the behind-the-scenes work continues and a lot of big decisions have yet to be made. City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven updated the Alexandria City Council about the project at its meeting...
March 10, 2014 - 9:22pm
October 23, 2013
What's happening on Broadway?
The main artery running through the heart of Alexandria will be under construction next summer. Here’s a chance to find out more. The...
October 23, 2013 - 4:35pm