first_imgby Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — There will be less and less orange traffic cones in Wellington as three major road construction projects within the city limits are nearing completion. But three other road projects are about to begin.The road projects at Vandenburgh, U.S. 160-81 directly south of Vandenburgh, and the widening of U.S. 160 north of the Wellington High School are tentatively to be completed by mid-November. The U.S. 160-81 section from 11th Street to 14th Street  – the Subway Sandwich Shop area – could be reopened by next Monday!But while these three projects are wrapping up, three others are about to begin. Lincoln Street from Woodlawn to the Compost Site is about to begin its 150-days of construction. There are also new road construction project at Cherry Street – a road north of Countryside Motors – and the Third Street Bridge which is north of the railroad tracks.Here is a latest update on the road projects in Wellington:Vandenburgh Wellington City Manager Gus Collins is anticipating that the reconstruction of Vandenburgh, a diagonal road linking the U.S. 160-81 Pizza Hut Intersection to the North side of A Street near the Industrial Park,  could be completed by mid-November – weather permitting. Traffic will be allowed on the road by the first week of November.•All pavement has been installed up to the northernmost AFM driveway – approximately 3,000 square yards remain.•Construction crews of Pavers Inc. and the city of Wellington are currently constructing curb and valley guttering for storm water runoff.•Valley gutters, driveway approaches and clean-up will allow traffic on the roadway with temporary pavement markings by the first week of November.U.S. 160 from Day to Boundary Street•The asphalt base has been paved to support the widening of the road.•Cornejo Construction is currently finishing the concrete approaches to the high school and the businesses in the construction zone.•Cornejo has started excavating for the sidewalk that will stretch from Woodlawn Ave. to Boundary Road.•The mill and overlay is beginning on existing roadway. All major construction items will be completed by the end of October.•Pavement markings and seeding will extend into November.G Street from 11th to 14th Street•Construction Crews have poured the new curbs and driveway approaches.•Set baskets, rebar/wire and forms for roadway were completed on Oct. 10.•The concrete for the entire stretch of Phase II should be poured and shaped last Friday.•One week cure for new concrete is scheduled to end this Friday.Lincoln Street paving and drainage improvements•The project will stretch from Woodlawn Ave. to Arthur — by the Wellington compost site — and Lincoln Street north to Harvey.•The project will take approximately 150 days over a five month period.•Lincoln will be closed to traffic to be detoured from Boundary Road along Burlington North Santa Fe property, west to 4th Street and 4th Street to Fair Street and back to Lincoln.•Utility relocations will be required in construction. The start date will be determined in upcoming reconstruction meeting. 3rd Street Bridge•Bid letting begins on Oct. 16, 2013 where the city would remove the existing bridge and replace it with a box culvert bridge.•Eight-inch water main, electric utility pole, AT&T infrastructure and Kansas Gas Service distribution pipeline are to be relocated in the area.•The start date and construction details will be pending after the acceptance of winning bid and pre-construction meeting.Cherry Street projectDetails of this project will be featured in a separate story once we get information available on the project. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! 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Thank you for your input. +3 Vote up Vote down Nonya · 356 weeks ago all of these was so overdue and they are looking great so far Report Reply 0 replies · active 356 weeks ago +1 Vote up Vote down notlla · 356 weeks ago How about some of that ,South of railroad tracks. We pay taxes to. Report Reply 0 replies · active 356 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! 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