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Anticipated Project Timeline

The proposed schedule of completion for the Southeast Connector (SE Connector) is as follows:

PHASE I
SW 2nd Street to SE 15th Street

PHASE II
SE 15th Street to U.S. 65

2010

  • December 16, 2010 Ribbon Cutting
  • SW 2nd to SE 9th Open to Traffic

2010

  • Record of Decision approved for selected alternative

2011

  • Street Design SE 9th - SE 15th

2011

  • Preliminary Engineering & Analysis SE 15th SE 30th

2012

  • Utility Relocations / Site Preparation
    SE 9th SE 15th
  • Negotiate Railroad Agreements

2012

  • R/W Acquisitions SE 15th SE 30th
  • Bridge Design
  • Final Design SE 15th SE 30th
  • Negotiate Railroad Agreements

2013

  • Start Street Construction SE 9th SE 15th

2013

  • Start Roadway & Bridge Construction SE 15th SE 30th

2014

  • Construction SE 9th - SE 15th

2014

  • Construction SE 15th SE 30th

2015

  • SE 9th SE 15th Open to Traffic

2015/2016

  • SE 15th SE 30th and bridges Open to Traffic
 

2016/2018

  • Preliminary Design
    SE 30th US 65
 

2018/2020

  • Final Design / ROW Acquisition
    SE 30th US 65
  • Pleasant Hill Boulevard & Vandalia Road Construction starts
 

2021/2023

  • Final Design & Bidding
    SE 30th US 65
  • Pleasant Hill Boulevard & Vandalia Road Opens (2021)
 

2023-2026

  • Begin Construction of SE 30th to US 65

Southeast Connector - Des Moines, IA

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