Capital Improvement Projects

Welcome to the Public Improvement Projects page! 

The City of Waukee is continually working on public improvement projects to repair infrastructure, increase public safety and enhance the community. See the City’s full Capital Improvement Plan to see what projects are on the horizon.

See an interactive map of current public projects:


  1. Streets
  2. Parks
  3. Utilities

Ashworth Road and Ute Avenue Intersection Improvements

Improvements are planned for the the intersection of Ashworth Road and Ute Avenue that will help traffic move through the area more efficiently. Improvements  include turn lanes at the intersection and a traffic signal.

Learn more about the Ashworth Road and Ute Avenue Intersection project!

Estimated Cost:$6,650,000
Estimated Start Date:
Summer 2021
Estimated Completion Date:
Summer 2022
Contractor:
TBD
Engineer:
Snyder & Associates


NW 2nd Street/NW Sunrise Drive Phase 2B

NW. 2nd Street will be extended from NW Venture Drive through NW Douglas Parkway. Additionally, NW Sunrise Drive will be extended from NW 2nd Street to NW 6th Street. These roadways will provide access to the new Northwest High School as well as Triumph Park and the community sports complex. As part of this project, a roundabout will be constructed at the intersection of Sunrise Drive and NW 2nd Street. To the north of that intersection, another roundabout will be constructed for traffic entering and exiting the high school property.

Learn more about the NW 2nd Street project!

Estimated Cost:$7,085,000
Estimated Start Date:Spring 2021
Estimated Completion Date:Spring 2022
Contractor:Elder Corporation
Engineer:Foth


SE Ashworth Road Corridor Improvements

The intersection of SE Ashworth Road and Grand Prairie Parkway will be widened to accommodate a four-lane urban section of roadway and new traffic signals on Ashworth Road. With these improvements vehicles will be able to access new businesses and amenities in the Kettlestone development more efficiently.

Learn more about the SE Ashworth Road Corridor project!

Estimated Cost:$6,680,000
Start Date:Spring 2021
Estimated Completion Date:Fall 2022
Contractor:Alliance Construction Group
Engineer:Foth


NW 10th Street/NW Sunrise Drive Phase 2A Improvements

This project includes the widening of NW 10th Street north of Hickman Road ahead of the Waukee Community School District’s fall 2021 opening of Northwest High School. The City of Waukee’s future Triumph Park is also located on the site to the east of NW 10th Street. Also, as part of the NW 10th Street project, a portion of Sunrise Drive will be constructed east of NW 10th Street to facilitate access to the new high school and community sports complex. A roundabout intersection is located at Sunrise Drive and the future NW 6th Street.

Learn more about the NW 10th Street project and stay updated with photos and videos of the latest progress!

Estimated Cost:$13,300,000
Start Date:Fall 2019
Estimated Completion Date:Spring 2021
Contractor:Absolute Concrete Construction
Engineer:Foth


NW Douglas Parkway Phase 2A & 2B

Two lanes of the planned four lane boulevard section of NW Douglas Parkway will be constructed from NW 10th St to NW 2nd St. This section of NW Douglas Parkway will provide access to north side of Triumph Park.

Estimated Cost:$2,695,000
Start Date:Spring 2021
Estimated Completion Date:Spring 2022
Contractor:Elder Corporation
Engineer:Foth


NE Douglas Parkway Extension

Two lanes of the planned four lane boulevard section of NE Douglas Parkway will be constructed from NE Badger Lane to N. Warrior Lane. This will include a right turn lane for southbound Warrior Lane traffic. 

Estimated Cost:$1,865,000
Start Date:Summer 2021
Estimated Completion Date:Fall 2021
Contractor:TBD
Engineer:Bolton & Menk


Warrior Lane Improvements Phase 1

S. Warrior Lane will soon be widened to three lanes from Marshall Drive to Bel Aire Drive. The current five-way intersection at S. Warrior Lane, Northview Drive and Ashworth Drive will transition into a four-leg, one-lane roundabout to move traffic more efficiently and to increase safety. Northview Drive will be permanently disconnected from the existing intersection and will be connected to Ashworth Drive 300 feet to the west of the new roundabout intersection.

See more project details including closure maps, detour maps and a rendering of the roundabout!

Estimated Cost:$5,325,000
Start Date:March 2021 (weather permitting)
Estimated Completion Date:Fall 2021
Contractor:Concrete Technologies, Inc.
Engineer:Shive-Hattery


N. Warrior Lane Asphalt Overlay

Asphalt will be installed over the existing roadway on N. Warrior Lane from NE Badger Lane to Meredith Drive.

Estimated Cost:$750,000
Start Date:Summer 2021
Estimated Completion Date:Fall 2021
Contractor:TBD
Engineer:City of Clive


SE Laurel Street Extension

The project plans for the extension of SE Laurel Street west to SE Alice's Road.

Estimated Cost:$750,000
Start Date:Fall 2020
Estimated Completion Date:July 2021
Contractor:Corell Contractor
Engineer:Civil Engineering Consultants
Veenstra & Kimm


Waco Place/Hickman Road Traffic Signal

A new traffic signal will be installed at the intersection of Hickman Road and Waco Place.

Estimated Cost:$195,000
Start Date:Fall 2021
Estimated Completion Date:Summer 2022
Contractor:TBD
Engineer:Snyder & Associates