NW 62nd Avenue & Merle Hay Road Project

Project Description
This project involves the complete reconstruction of NW 62nd Avenue from NW 59th Court east through NW 54th Court. This project is part of the city’s efforts to improve roadway safety, improve the deteriorating roadway surface and to improve overall drainage in the immediate vicinity of the project. The project will be built in three main construction stages with stage 1 beginning spring/early summer. 

The project will consist of PCC Pavement, sidewalk and shared-use path, water-main improvements, storm sewer, sub-drains, sanitary sewer, sanitary manholes, storm sewer manholes and intakes, pavement markings, and surface restoration.

Project Update (3/5/2021)
Stage 2B is scheduled to begin construction on March 22, 2021.  Starting March 8, 2021 the contractor will place electronic message boards at Merle Hay and NW 62nd Avenue indicating the road closure beginning at 9:00 a.m. on March 22, 2021.  To view the road closure for stage 2B (click here). 

There will be two public meetings held on March 11, 2021. The first beginning at 5:30 p.m. and the second at 6:00 p.m.  Please see letter (click here) for meeting details.

Project Update (12/18/2020)
Stage 2A is substantially complete. Temporary pavement markings are expected to be complete the week of Dec. 21. NW 62nd Avenue east of Merle Hay Road will be re-opened in the afternoon of Wednesday, Dec. 23. The contractor is currently working on permanent traffic signals. The project's completion will be in the spring of 2021.

MHR Traffic Flip

View the detour maps here (PDF)

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NW 62nd Construction Update

Closure and Detour Route

NW 62nd and Merle Hay 6-26 to 6-30 Closure Map
Detour Information
Detour information for the closures associated with this project click here.  To view the Stage 1A business access map click here.

Presentations during Public Meetings 
View the letter (PDF) sent to property owners
View the informational presentation (PDF)

Project Start Date
March 27, 2020

Project Completion Date
December 2021

Estimated Cost

Sternquist Construction

Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC
Nathan Whipple
Email Nathan Whipple

City Staff Project Contact
Matt Greiner, Public Works Director
Email Matt Greiner