Independence Rd. Phase 3 Project Update
Posted on Friday June 16, 2017
Here is the latest news and updates regarding the Independence Road Phase III project. Major construction began in April of 2016 and the target completion date was April 2, 2017 but due to numerous delays it is estimated the project will not be completed until early summer.
Pavement Solutions (PS) is the General Contractor for the construction of the roadway improvements. According to PS's revised construction schedule they are now showing June 30, 2017, as the date to be Substantially Complete. PS has requested an 81 day time extension and the construction engineer, HR Green recommended granting an 11 day time extension to PS. The City Board accepted HRG's recommendation, which extended the contract deadline date to 4/13/17. We are now past this date and liquidated damages of $1,225/day are being assessed against the contractor's pay requests until the project is fully complete. 

Up coming work:

PS continues to work on Nancy Lane. They found more poor soil which would not compact and had to remove and place geogrid and rock in order to achieve proper compaction. Once Nancy Lane is complete PS will remove the main entrance to the City Park and begin replacing that.

PS will also have to once again reduce traffic on Independence Rd. to one-way at the City Park, no longer allowing two-way traffic to John Linn Place; this is in order to remove the broken up pavement in front of the Park on the west bound lane. They will then repave the west bound lane through this section. 

Once this work is complete PS will turn their attention to John Linn Pl. A design change has been made here that will raise it by approximately 2' to improve the side slopes and eliminated the blind spot that has been created with the current excavation depth on John Linn Pl. 

With the closure of John Linn Pl., residents that use John Linn Pl. for access will have to use the old Nancy Lane that runs through the City Park for ingress/egress. 

Asphalt paving is slated to begin on the west bound lane this week (6/19). 

We will post regular updates to this news feed to keep you posted on the latest project details. If you have additional questions feel free to contact the City Administrator, Michael Padella, at 636.441.2110 ext. 102 or by email

City of Weldon Spring | 5401 Independence Road  |   Weldon Spring, MO 63304
Phone: (636) 441-2110  |  Fax: (636) 441-8495
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