07 Mar 2017

The following is a list of infrastructure, stormwater, parks and trail, and community projects in Windsor Heights. Each one is in various stages of project life. Please check back for frequent updates.

2017-18 Capital Improvement Projects (CIP)

Notice to Bidders (PDF):  TBD

Project Location Map (PDF)

Project Description: The 2017 CIP improvements are to be bid in two separate contracts, including the following:


Sunset Terrace Project

Project Description: This project consists of reconstruction of streets, sewers, and water main from 6500 Sunset Terrace to 73rd Street.  Phases 1-4.

Project Timeline (PDF): TBD

Contract Amount: $1,497,275.60

Estimated Start Date:

     Phase 1 complete December, 2016 

     Phase 2-4:  Start March 27, 2017

Estimated Completion Date:   August 31, 2017

Contractor(s):  Sternquist Construction, 515-975-3642

Engineer:  Matt Ferrier and Justin Ernst, Bolton & Menk  515-318-8082

City Staff Project Contact: Public Works Director Doug Stone 645-6825 or Building and Zoning Official TBD

Project Status: 

70th Street to 73rd Street

The Contractor will be continuing roadwork the week of July 10th.  The Contractor will be pouring driveways early in the week along with backfilling behind the curb and pouring pedestrian ramps.

66th Street to 68th Street 

The Contractor will begin installing water services from the new watermain on the south side of the street to the right-of-way near the end of the week of July 10th.  When the new water services are connected to the existing service, there will be a time when your residence will be without water.  This should be a short period.  If you experience any issues with water pressure or have rust or dark colored water, please stop running the water and call Wyatt Klooster, Bolton & Menk, at 563-249-1719.  He will assist you with the process.  The Contractor will also run water from the outside spigot during water service connection.

The Contractor plans to work Saturdays if weather permits.  All work is weather dependent.

Click here for Neighborhood Finance Corporation Information, Apply now for forgivable loan options. 

Sunset Terrace Public Information Presentation from March 21,2017

Sunset Terrace Construction Newsletter


Sidewalk Improvements Project

This project consists of new constructed sidewalk on one side of the streets iof the following:

  • 64th – College to University
  • 64th – Northwest Dr. to Franklin
  • Del Matro – 73rd to 64th St.

Notice to Bidders (PDF):  Notice  Plans Specs

Project Location Map (PDF):  TBD

Project Timeline (PDF): 2017-2018 Sidewalk Project Timeline Assesments

Contract Amount: $904,334

Estimated Start Date: July 17,2017

Estimated Completion Date: November 30, 2017

Contractor(s):  Kingston Services PC. Kingston Services has vast amount of experience in constructing sidewalks and has installed $400 million in sidewalks. Kingston understands each project has it's own uniqueness. 

Engineer:  Matt Ferrier and Justin Ernst, Bolton & Menk  

City Staff Project Contact: Public Works Director Doug Stone 645-6825

Project Status: Bolton and Menk will start staking and working on the alignment at the end of this week.  The project will start on Monday July 17th on Del Matro and 73rd. The contractor will construct a block at time and each block will take a week to two weeks. Construction will progress towards the East. During this time frame, you will not able to use your driveway. If you would like the contractor to provide additional work on your driveway, please contact them directly.  The construction will start at 7 am and should end around 7 pm in the evening.  The contractor plans to work Saturday.  If you have any questions, call Wyatt Klooster, Bolton & Menk, at 563-249-1719.  He will assist you with the process and answer your questions.

2017 Construction Letter to Del Matro 


April 10th City News Hour Presentation

Sidewalk Improvement Questions and Answers May 2017





NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: that there is now on file for public inspection in the office of the City Clerk of Windsor Heights, Iowa, a proposed resolution of necessity, an estimate of cost, and a plat and schedule showing the amounts proposed to be assessed against each lot and the valuation of each lot within a district approved by the council of Windsor Heights, Iowa, for a sidewalk improvement of the type(s) and in the location(s) as follows:


            See Exhibit A


The council will meet at 6:00 p.m., on May 15th, 2017, at the Windsor Heights City Hall, 1133 66th Street, Windsor Heights, Iowa, at which time the owners of property subject to assessment for the proposed improvement or any other person having an interest in the matter may appear and be heard for or against the making of the improvement, the boundaries of the district, the cost, the assessment against any lot, or the final adoption of a resolution of necessity. A property owner will be deemed to have waived all objections unless at the time of hearing the property owner has filed objections with the clerk.


University Avenue Corridor Redesign 

This project consists of identifying need to respond to the changing demographics within the community and the expectations for a safer, more vibrant and user friendly commercial core. 

Notice to Bidders (PDF):  TBD

Project Location Map (PDF):  TBD

Contract Amount: TBD

Estimated Start Date: July 10,2017 

Estimated Completion Date: November 30, 2017

Contractor(s):  TBD

Engineer:  Matt Ferrier and Justin Ernst, Bolton & Menk  

City Staff Project Contact: Public Works Director Doug Stone 645-6825

Project Status:  The University Avenue Corridor Redesign was kicked off at the City News Hour on July 10,2017.  We have appointed the complete streets advisory committee and selected stakeholder groups for this project. 

University Avenue Corridor Redesign Kick-Off Presentation