As a result of the rapid growth of the area, the City of Bowling Green has multiple capital improvement projects on-going throughout the year. These projects include sidewalk and street construction as well as building and park construction.
Smallhouse Widening: Phase 2 (2017-24)
Project to widen Smallhouse Rd. to 3 lanes between Highland Way and Roselawn Way. Construction will include storm sewer, curb and gutter, and an 8 foot wide sidewalk similar to that of Phase 1. Bid awarded on 7/17/18 to Scotty's Contracting and Stone LLC. Currently waterline relocation and installation of storm infrastructure is underway. Southbound lane widened is scheduled to be available for traffic December 15, 2018.
FY18 Annual Street Resurfacing
Resurfacing of approximately 22.5 miles of city streets and replacement of 50 handicap ramps. Currently waiting for asphalt plant to open this Spring. As a result of the rapid growth of the area, the City of Bowling Green has multiple capital improvement projects on-going throughout the year. These projects include sidewalk and street construction as well as building and park construction.
Shive Lane Corridor Improvements (2019-03)
This project will improve traffic flow by widening Shive Lane between Scottsville Rd. and Ken Bale Blvd. to a three lane section as well the installation of a right turn lane at Scottsville Road. Other improvements will include new curb, gutter, and storm sewer. Additionally, this project will include design and construction of a single lane roundabout at the intersection of Ken Bale Boulevard to reduce morning and afternoon peak delays motorists currently experience on Shive Lane. This project is currently in design with construction estimated to start in Summer 2019.
Dishman Lane & Industrial Dr. Traffic Signal (2019-09)
The purpose of this project is to provide a new traffic signal and any necessary widening for turn lanes at the intersection of Dishman Lane and Industrial Drive to improve traffic congestion and motorist safety. A design consultant has been selected and will proceed with survey and design in the near future.
Neighborhood Roundabout Construction (2019-12)
The purpose of this project is to improve safety and traffic flow at several intersections in Bowling Green. Construction of a single lane roundabout will occur at the intersection of Parkside Drive and Cove Drive as well as the intersection of North Sunrise Dr., Cove Dr., and Wood Way Street. Additionally, the intersection of Crossings Blvd., Crossings Ct., and Chasefield Ave. will be converted from an existing traffic circle to a single lane roundabout. A design consultant is currently being selected. Design is scheduled to begin in Fall 2018 and construction is estimated to begin in Spring 2019.
Smallhouse Rd. & Campbell Lane Intersection Improvements (2019-14)
This project will extend the turn lanes for the north bound approach of Smallhouse Rd. at Campbell Lane in an effort to reduce the amount of delay motorists currently experience during morning peak hour traffic. Design has started and construction is estimated to begin in Fall 2018.
FY18 New Sidewalk Program (2018-01)
This year's program includes the construction of approximately 4,200 feet of 5 foot wide sidewalk along sections of Park Street, Kenton Street, Magnolia Street North Lee Drive. Project also includes construction of curb and gutter and installation of various drainage structures. Property acquisition is ongoing. Construction bids were open July 18th and all bids received were over budget. As a result, the project has been postponed and will be rebid Spring 2019.
Hogle and Logan Sidewalk (2018-02)
Construction of approximately 2,500 feet of 5 foot wide sidewalk along sections of Hogle Drive and Logan Way. Project also includes construction of curb and gutter and installation of various drainage structures. Project is complete.
Warren Way Sidewalk (2018-03)
Construction of approximately 2,000 feet of 5 foot wide sidewalk along Warren Way between Collegeview Drive and Durbin Drive. Project also includes construction of curb and gutter and installation of various drainage structures. Contract was recently awarded to Scott & Murphy, Inc. and initial construction began in late April with the installation of storm sewer. Construction on concrete sidewalk and curb and gutter started in July. Currently, 90% complete.
FY19 New Sidewalk Program (2019-05)
This year's program will include construction of 5 foot sidewalks along Sandra St. between the existing Greenway and Potter Ave. as well as Potter Ave. between Sandra St. and Morgantown Road. These locations are currently in design with construction estimated to start in Spring 2019.
Nutwood St. Drainage (2017-65)
The purpose of this project was to add a storm sewer system along Nutwood Street, beginning near the intersection with Broadway Avenue and connecting with the Glendale storm system at the intersection with 14th Avenue. The project has been completed.
Paddock Way Drainage (2018-05)
This project addressed multiple drainage issues near Paddock Way and Churchill Court by installing multiple inlets and a storm sewer system that discharges into a nearby basin. This project is substantially complete.
Industrial Dr. Drainage (2018-08)
This project is funded through the City's Stormwater Mitigation program. The purpose of this project is to improve the drainage and pavement condition along Industrial Drive between Dishman Lane and Modern Way. Installation of storm infrastructure along Industrial Drive is ongoing.
Robin Road Drainage Improvements (2018-06)
This project consists of new drainage improvements from the Western Green Apartments to the intersection of Robin Road and Clearview Avenue. Project was completed on 8/24/18.
FY19 Stormwater Mitigation (2019-04)
Two drainage improvement projects were selected for the FY19 Stormwater Mitigation Program. The first project is near the intersection of Rodeo Lane and McCausland Ave. and will include regrading of an existing basin to capture additional stormwater runoff and the installation of a drywell. The other project will be located in the 1200 block of Kenton Street. Numerous drainage improvements are proposed for this location in an effort to alleviate flooding at the intersection of 13th Ave. and the 31W Bypass. These projects are currently in design with construction estimated to start in Summer 2019.
City Facility Projects
Crosswinds Clubhouse Renovations (2018-39)
This project consists of renovations to the existing clubhouse at the Crosswinds Golf Course. Work includes expanding all aspects of the clubhouse including the pro shop, restrooms and concession area. The project is anticipated to be complete by mid-June.
Last updated on October 1, 2018.
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