The 7th Street & 57th Avenue Trail Project includes the construction of a shared-use bituminous trail along the east side of 7th Street from 53rd Avenue to 61st Avenue and north side of 57th Avenue from University Avenue (T.H. 47) to 7th Street in addition to miscellaneous street and utility improvements. The ten-foot wide trail will service pedestrians and cyclists along the corridor, creating new connections to the City’s existing bike/walkway network in accordance with the City’s Active Transportation Plan. The project is currently under construction, with completion anticipated in Summer 2023. Click on the map to the right for a closer look at the project area.
August 7th, 2023
This week, the Contractor began applying pavement markings to the street and trail along 7th Street and 57th Avenue. Next week, the Contractor will install concrete pedestrian ramps along the 7th Street trail from 59th Avenue to 61st Avenue and begin boulevard restoration work, including any necessary irrigation repairs. For more information, please see the official emailed notice.
June 30th, 2023
This week, the Contractor completed removals along the east side of 7th Street from 59th Avenue to 61st Avenue in preparation for construction of the new shared-use trail. Construction activities will resume on Wednesday, July 5th, when the Contractor will continue preparation of the new trail area and complete minor work items throughout the project area.
June 23rd, 2023
The City’s Contractor, Thomas & Sons Construction, is anticipated to resume construction activities beginning Monday, June 26th. Crews will continue construction of the shared-use trail along the east side of 7th Street from 59th Avenue to 61st Avenue and perform miscellaneous work through last year’s project area, including final restoration of all previously disturbed areas. For more information, please see the official emailed notice.
Please click here to view previous project updates.