Alice's Road Widening

When Grand Prairie Parkway was completed in December 2015, it opened a new gateway to Waukee from the south and gave commuters a more direct connection to the Interstate. But, the City isn’t done improving this main thoroughfare quite yet. Phase 4 to widen Alice’s Road north of University Avenue to SE Olson Drive was completed in December 2017. This improvement project also featured the construction of a Heart of the Warrior Trail underpass, a trail addition along the west side of Alice's Road and a sidewalk addition along the east side.

Phase 5 of the Alice’s Road widening project is now complete. The once two-lane, 1.25-mile stretch of Alice’s Road between SE University Avenue and NE Horizon Drive in Waukee is now a six-lane road with four additional signalized intersections, a 10-foot wide trail and sidewalks. 

See a project fact sheet which includes yearly photos of the project!

Estimated Cost: $19.7 million total
(Phase 4: $9.8 million & Phase 5: $9.9 million)
 
Estimated Start Date:
Construction of Phase 4 from University Avenue to Olson Drive was completed in December 2017 with additional repairs to the pedestrian underpass completed in October 2018.

Construction of Phase 5 from Olson Drive to north of Hickman Road is completed with a few final details to still be wrapped up
 
Estimated Completion Dates: PHASE 4
Northbound lanes between University and Olson


Pedestrian Underpass


Southbound lanes between University and Olson



PHASE 5
Widening of western lanes from SE Olson Drive to NE Horizon Drive

Widening of eastern lanes from SE Olson Drive to NE Horizon Drive; Alice's Road and Hickman Road intersection expansion and improvements

July 2017 - COMPLETED

October 2017 COMPLETED

December 2017 -COMPLETED

November 2018 - COMPLETED

August 2019 - COMPLETED
Contractor: Phase 4: Concrete Technologies, Inc.     
    
Phase 5: Absolute Concrete
 
City Staff Project Contacts: Rudy Koester, Public Works Director/City Engineer
Dan Werts, Street Superintendent
 
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