Project F Construction Pictures - February 2019

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The new traffic signal is now operational at the US 290 outbound frontage road and Jones. This signal is post-mounted, replacing the temporary wire traffic signal in place during construction.

Project F Construction Pictures - January 2019

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Motorists enter the outbound entrance from Jones. Both the outbound and inbound mainlanes in this project are in their final configuration.

Project F Construction Pictures - December 2018

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The contractor opened up a fifth outbound mainlane, placing the inbound and outbound mainlanes in their final configuration.

Project F Construction Pictures - November 2018

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The contractor opened an additional outbound mainlane between FM 529 and Eldridge, bringing the total number of outbound mainlanes in that area to four. (left) Crews also opened up a portion of the outbound frontage road between FM 529 and Jones. (right)

Project F Construction Pictures - October 2018

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Crews completed pouring concrete for the outbound mainlane bridge over Jones. The outbound mainlanes from FM 529 to Eldridge Parkway opened in December 2018.

Project F Construction Pictures - September 2018

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Crews continued work on the outbound frontage road just west of Eldridge. (left) The contractor also made progress on the outbound mainlanes between FM 529 and Jones, pouring concrete for the railing in one area. (right)

Project F Construction Pictures - August 2018

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The contractor continues to make progress on the outbound mainlanes between Jones and West.

Project F Construction Pictures - July 2018

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A welder works on steel rebar on the outbound mainlane bridge over Jones. (left) This past month the contractor completed the T-Ramp from the Northwest Station Park and Ride to the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane. (right)

Project F Construction Pictures - June 2018

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Crews have placed beams for the outbound mainlane bridge over Jones Road. (left) The contractor has also nearly completed the new T-Ramp from the METRO Northwest Station Park and Ride to the HOV lane. The T-ramp is scheduled to open in July 2018. (right)

Project F Construction Pictures - May 2018

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Crews have placed concrete panels for the outbound mainlane bridge over Jones. (left) The contractor has constructed a portion of the new T-Ramp from the Northwest Station Park and Ride to the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane, this picture shows the concrete curing. (right) The T-Ramp is anticipated to open in July 2018.

Project F Construction Pictures - April 2018

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The contractor completed placing steel beams for the new T-Ramp from the Northwest Station Park and Ride to the METRO HOV lane, this work is anticipated to be completed in July 2018. (left) The contractor has also completed placing placing beams for the new outbound mainlanes just before Jones. (right)

 

Project F Construction Pictures - March 2018

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Crews demolished a portion of the Northwest Station Park and Ride T-Ramp to the METRO HOV, and began reconstruction of two of the bridge spans. (left) The contractor continued pouring concrete for the outbound mainlanes between FM 529 and Jones. (right)

 

Project F Construction Pictures - February 2018

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The contractor works to widen the outbound mainlanes near Jones. (left) The contractor has completed the demolition of a bridge near West Road, once it is rebuilt the outbound exit to West/Eldridge Parkway can reopen. (right)

 

Project F Construction Pictures - January 2018

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The contractor demolishes an existing bridge along the outbound frontage road near West. Once this work is complete and the bridge rebuilt, the outbound exit to West/Eldridge can reopen.

 

Project F Construction Pictures - December 2017

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Bridge work continues on the widened outbound mainlanes over West and Eldridge Parkway.

Project F Construction Pictures - November 2017

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The contractor continues work on the US 290 outbound frontage road at Jones. (left) Crews have placed rebar on top of the widened outbound mainlane bridge deck over West, this month they will pour concrete to complete the bridge. (right)

Project F Construction Pictures - October 2017

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Crews build a new sidewalk along the outbound frontage road between Jersey Drive and Jones Road. 

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Crews dig in an area where a US 290 outbound frontage road bridge will be built. (left) The contractor has placed beams and most of the concrete panels for the outbound mainlane bridge over West Road. (right)

Project F Construction Picture - July 2017 

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Crews placed bridge beams between West Road and Eldridge Parkway for the widened US 290 westbound mainlanes.

Project F Construction Picture - June 2017

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The contractor builds a temporary westbound mainlane exit to West Road. Later this year it will open, to provide space for crews to work on the westbound mainlanes.

Project F Construction Pictures - May 2017

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A crew member compacts embankment behind a retaining wall near West Road. (left) On the right is a partially completed retaining wall.

Project F Construction Pictures - April 2017

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Crews have built most of the columns and caps to support the bridge beams on the US 290 westbound mainlanes over Eldridge Parkway. The contractor will later place beams and pour concrete decking on top, then connect the new structure to the existing.

Project F Construction Pictures - March 2017

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Crews move soil to install an underdrain for the new retaining wall on the US 290 westbound mainlanes between West and Eldridge. In the background, you can see columns that will support the future mainlane bridge.

Project F Construction Pictures - February 2017

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A crew builds a support column for new US 290 eastbound mainlane signage before Eldridge Parkway. (left) The contractor constructed new columns that will support the future westbound mainlane bridge between West and Eldridge.(right)

Project F Construction Pictures - January 2017

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The contractor removes a portion of the US 290 westbound mainlane bridge structure over Eldridge Parkway. This is in preparation of widening the mainlanes.

Project F Construction Pictures - December 2016

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Crews dig along the US 290 westbound frontage road near West Road. They will later place storm sewer here.

Project F Construction Pictures - November 2016

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The contractor smooths an asphalt layer along the US 290 westbound frontage road near Eldridge.

Project F Construction Pictures - October 2016

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An excavator digs in an area where new storm sewer will be installed along the US 290 westbound frontage road near Eldridge Parkway. Westbound mainlane work in this project is anticipated to begin in 2017.

Project F Construction Pictures - September 2016

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These workers are relocating underground fiber lines in a deep trench along West Road near US 290 inbound. Construction on the westbound mainlanes is anticipated to begin in fall 2016.

 

Project F September 2015 Pictures 

Here you can see the contractor working to install a drain underneath the widened inbound US 290 mainlanes at West Road. Most construction on the inbound mainlanes in this project is complete.

Project F July 2015 Pictures 

Here the contractor pours concrete in an area between the inbound US 290 mainlanes and frontage road, just west of Jones Road. The inbound mainlanes in this project, between Eldridge and FM 529, are anticipated to be completed by fall 2015.

 

Project F June 2015 Pictures  

In this picture, crews work to widen the inbound US 290 mainlanes just past West Road. Inbound mainlane construction in this project is anticipated to be completed by fall 2015.

Project F May 2015 Pictures Pictures 

These images show how most of the inbound US 290 widened mainlane bridge structure over Eldridge has been completed. Most of the widened inbound mainlane bridge structure over West Road and Jones has been completed as well.

Project F April 2015 Pictures 

 

The image at left shows the contractor at night, pouring concrete for the new inbound US 290 mainlane bridge over Eldridge. On the left, crews work on the outbound US 290 frontage road just west of FM 529.


Project F March 2015 Pictures 

These pictures show progress crews are making on the new inbound US 290 mainlanes between Eldridge and Jones. The contractor is able to do widening in this area in existing right of way.

Project F January 2015 Pictures 

These pictures show the contractor working on the inbound US 290 frontage road between West and Jones Roads. The inbound frontage road between Eldridge and West is now complete.

Project F December 2014 Pictures 

On the left, the contractor drills a shaft for a new inbound US 290 mainlane column at West Road. In the other two pictures, crews on the other side of West pour concrete for an inbound mainlane column cap. A truck shoots the concrete into a bucket, which is raised up. Workers then open the bottom of the bucket, and the concrete pours into a form to harden around the steel rebar.

Project F November 2014 Pictures  

These pictures show the contractor preparing to pour concrete for the new eastbound US 290 mainlane columns between Eldridge Parkway and West Road. The concrete is poured inside the red forms and allowed to harden around steel rebar.

Project F October 2014 Pictures 

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Here the contractor works on a portion of the new inbound US 290 frontage road near West Road. By October 2014 crews had finished half of that frontage road between Eldridge and Jones.

Project F August 2014 Pictures 

 

This image shows the nearly-completed inbound US 290 frontage road at West Road. By August 2014, the contractor was close to finishing the inbound frontage road work from Eldridge Parkway to Jones Road.

Project F July 2014 Pictures 

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Here the contractor builds the inbound US 290 frontage road between West Road and Jones Road. By August 2014, crews had poured concrete for most of the inbound frontage road between West and FM 529.

 

Project F April 2014 Pictures 

This picture shows crews working to put in new storm sewers along the inbound US 290 Frontage Road near Jones Road. The next step in this area will be to build the new frontage road itself.

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