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Adel Highway 169 Projects FAQ

Highway 169 Turning & Safety Improvements Trails / Sidewalks / Underpass Meadow Road Paving

 

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Updated: 02/06/19

Overall Project

The City Council has multiple options it is considering to finance the project(s) and most likely will require and choose to use a combination of these options.  They include:

  • Iowa DOT Contributions  ($1.5~ million verbally committed to date)
  • City debt service (property tax)
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Special Assessments
  • Escrow Account for turn lanes required of developers  ($416,819)

The Citizen Focus Group has reviewed options and proposed a varied combination of potential options.  (Meadow Road Consensus; Trails Consensus; Highway 169 Consensus)

The City Council has not taken action on any combination of these options, but has been in review with both legal and financial advisors regarding options.

Updated:  02/06/19

The current estimated costs are as follows:

  • Meadow Road Paving:  $600,000~
    • Does not include curb/gutter/sidewalk
    • Assumes existing & potential commercial partial pavement in place
  • Trails / Sidewalks / Underpass:  $1,000,000~
  • Highway 169 Turn Lanes and Improvements
    • Traditional Turn Lane Concept:  $4.8 million~
      • Does not include stop lights nor any improvements at intersection of ADM High School/Fareway
      • Intersection improvements at:  Timberview, Bailey’s Grove, Meadow Road & 302nd Place
    • Roundabout Concept:  $5.3 million~
      • Roundabouts at intersections:  ADM HS/Fareway, Timberview, Meadow Road & 302nd Place
      • Right hand turn lanes at: Bailey’s Grove 

Updated:  02/06/19

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Highway 169 Turning & Safety Improvements

The City Council has multiple options it is considering to finance the project(s) and most likely will require and choose to use a combination of these options.  They include:

  • Iowa DOT Contributions  ($1.5~ million verbally committed to date)
  • City debt service (property tax)
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Special Assessments
  • Escrow Account for turn lanes required of developers  ($416,819)

The Citizen Focus Group has reviewed options and proposed a varied combination of potential options.  (Meadow Road Consensus; Trails Consensus; Highway 169 Consensus)

The City Council has not taken action on any combination of these options, but has been in review with both legal and financial advisors regarding options.

Updated:  02/06/19

The current estimated costs are as follows:

  • Meadow Road Paving:  $600,000~
    • Does not include curb/gutter/sidewalk
    • Assumes existing & potential commercial partial pavement in place
  • Trails / Sidewalks / Underpass:  $1,000,000~
  • Highway 169 Turn Lanes and Improvements
    • Traditional Turn Lane Concept:  $4.8 million~
      • Does not include stop lights nor any improvements at intersection of ADM High School/Fareway
      • Intersection improvements at:  Timberview, Bailey’s Grove, Meadow Road & 302nd Place
    • Roundabout Concept:  $5.3 million~
      • Roundabouts at intersections:  ADM HS/Fareway, Timberview, Meadow Road & 302nd Place
      • Right hand turn lanes at: Bailey’s Grove 

Updated:  02/06/19

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Trails / Sidewalk / Underpass

The City Council has multiple options it is considering to finance the project(s) and most likely will require and choose to use a combination of these options.  They include:

  • Iowa DOT Contributions  ($1.5~ million verbally committed to date)
  • City debt service (property tax)
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Special Assessments
  • Escrow Account for turn lanes required of developers  ($416,819)

The Citizen Focus Group has reviewed options and proposed a varied combination of potential options.  (Meadow Road Consensus; Trails Consensus; Highway 169 Consensus)

The City Council has not taken action on any combination of these options, but has been in review with both legal and financial advisors regarding options.

Updated:  02/06/19

The current estimated costs are as follows:

  • Meadow Road Paving:  $600,000~
    • Does not include curb/gutter/sidewalk
    • Assumes existing & potential commercial partial pavement in place
  • Trails / Sidewalks / Underpass:  $1,000,000~
  • Highway 169 Turn Lanes and Improvements
    • Traditional Turn Lane Concept:  $4.8 million~
      • Does not include stop lights nor any improvements at intersection of ADM High School/Fareway
      • Intersection improvements at:  Timberview, Bailey’s Grove, Meadow Road & 302nd Place
    • Roundabout Concept:  $5.3 million~
      • Roundabouts at intersections:  ADM HS/Fareway, Timberview, Meadow Road & 302nd Place
      • Right hand turn lanes at: Bailey’s Grove 

Updated:  02/06/19

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Paving of Meadow Road

The City Council has multiple options it is considering to finance the project(s) and most likely will require and choose to use a combination of these options.  They include:

  • Iowa DOT Contributions  ($1.5~ million verbally committed to date)
  • City debt service (property tax)
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Special Assessments
  • Escrow Account for turn lanes required of developers  ($416,819)

The Citizen Focus Group has reviewed options and proposed a varied combination of potential options.  (Meadow Road Consensus; Trails Consensus; Highway 169 Consensus)

The City Council has not taken action on any combination of these options, but has been in review with both legal and financial advisors regarding options.

Updated:  02/06/19

The current estimated costs are as follows:

  • Meadow Road Paving:  $600,000~
    • Does not include curb/gutter/sidewalk
    • Assumes existing & potential commercial partial pavement in place
  • Trails / Sidewalks / Underpass:  $1,000,000~
  • Highway 169 Turn Lanes and Improvements
    • Traditional Turn Lane Concept:  $4.8 million~
      • Does not include stop lights nor any improvements at intersection of ADM High School/Fareway
      • Intersection improvements at:  Timberview, Bailey’s Grove, Meadow Road & 302nd Place
    • Roundabout Concept:  $5.3 million~
      • Roundabouts at intersections:  ADM HS/Fareway, Timberview, Meadow Road & 302nd Place
      • Right hand turn lanes at: Bailey’s Grove 

Updated:  02/06/19

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Financing of Project(s)

The City Council has multiple options it is considering to finance the project(s) and most likely will require and choose to use a combination of these options.  They include:

  • Iowa DOT Contributions  ($1.5~ million verbally committed to date)
  • City debt service (property tax)
  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Special Assessments
  • Escrow Account for turn lanes required of developers  ($416,819)

The Citizen Focus Group has reviewed options and proposed a varied combination of potential options.  (Meadow Road Consensus; Trails Consensus; Highway 169 Consensus)

The City Council has not taken action on any combination of these options, but has been in review with both legal and financial advisors regarding options.

Updated:  02/06/19

The current estimated costs are as follows:

  • Meadow Road Paving:  $600,000~
    • Does not include curb/gutter/sidewalk
    • Assumes existing & potential commercial partial pavement in place
  • Trails / Sidewalks / Underpass:  $1,000,000~
  • Highway 169 Turn Lanes and Improvements
    • Traditional Turn Lane Concept:  $4.8 million~
      • Does not include stop lights nor any improvements at intersection of ADM High School/Fareway
      • Intersection improvements at:  Timberview, Bailey’s Grove, Meadow Road & 302nd Place
    • Roundabout Concept:  $5.3 million~
      • Roundabouts at intersections:  ADM HS/Fareway, Timberview, Meadow Road & 302nd Place
      • Right hand turn lanes at: Bailey’s Grove 

Updated:  02/06/19

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