Droste Road Reconstruction - 15STR25

Construction Ward - 9

Impacted Wards - Citywide

Contractor - Lamke Trenching & Excavating

Project Description

This project encompasses the roadway reconstruction of Droste Road from Duchesne Drive to 300 feet before the West Clay Street intersection. The improvements will include complete pavement reconstruction, sidewalk improvements, utility adjustments & driveway access improvements.

Project Location

Along Droste Road from West Clay Street to Duchesne Drive.

Project Map (PNG)

Contact Information

Tim Rohrbacker
Project Manager

Current Project Activities

Field survey and submittal was completed in July 2016
  • Right-of-Way acquisition was completed in August 2016
  • Plan, Specification and estimate (PS&E) approval was completed in October 2016
  • Construction began the week of July 10, 2017
    • The week of July 10, crews cleared vegetation for the construction of a new alley for the homes on the east side of Droste Rd.
      • The new alley was paved the week of September 11, 2017
    • During the week of July 16, crews saw-cut the existing pavement surface on Droste and continued to remove vegetation behind the properties on the east-side of Droste
    • The week of July 23, crews began installing the new sanitary main up the center lane of Droste
    • The week of August 6, crews began installing stormwater collections systems for the new alley on the east side of Droste
    • Crews completed installing the new sanitary main up the center lane of Droste on August 18, 2017
    • Sidewalks were installed in the new alley east of Droste in late August 2017
    • Crews began installing the new water main on the east side of Droste the week of August 28
    • New stormwater collection systems started to be installed the last week of August 2017
    • Crews completed paving the new alley east Droste on November 28, 2017
    • Utility Crews began placing their services underground in January 2018
    • AmerenUE began topping the utility poles along Droste in early February 2018
    • Charter Communications completed relocating their service lines in late February
    • Crews started removing utility poles the week of March 19, 2018
    • All utility relocation work was completed the week of March 25, 2018
    • Paving activities started the week of April 16
      • On Monday, April 16th, Droste was changed to one-way northbound
    • The final lift of asphalt has been installed
    • On June 6 crews began striping at 7pm
    • Crews began laying sod on June 5, 2018
    • The week of September 24, crews began addressing punchlist items. This work includes the installation of new sidewalk panels and curb along the west end of the project

Public Meeting #2

  • A second public meeting was held on Thursday, January 7, 2016 regarding the reconstruction of Droste Road between Charbo Street and South Duchesne Drive
  • At the meeting, large exhibit boards of the project, including right-of-way and easement impacts to properties, were on display for the public to see. Also, a handout was available that discusses the details of the project including: a start date for construction, construction timeline, and traffic impacts to local residents and business owners.

Project Timeline

droste timeline

Project Progress

droste progress

Project Budget

droste budget

This project made possible through Gaming funds.