The Quincy City Council awarded a contract for the $323,427 capital budget asphalt maintenance program Monday night. The work will cover eight city blocks and four blocks of alley.
This doesn’t include streets that were previously included in the motor fuel tax asphalt maintenance program and crack seal program.
2011 Capital Budget Asphalt Maintenance Program
Roads slated for work include:
• The alley between Seventh and Eighth streets from College to Oak.
• Maple Street between Ninth and 10th.
• Spring Street between Fifth and Sixth.
• The alley between Cherry and Cedar streets from 20th to 22nd.
• Lindell Court from Lindell Avenue to the cul-de-sac.
• Santa Maria Drive from Columbus Road to the cul-de-sac.
• South 23rd Street from Monroe Steet to the cul-de-sac.
• Woodside Drive between 28th and 30th.
• The alley between 15th and 16th streets from Payson to Ohio.
• The alley between Maine and Hampshire streets from Ninth to 10th.
• The alley between Ohio and State streets from Third to Fourth.
In other street news, the city concurred with Traffic Commission to deny a request to make the intersection of 18th and Oak a four-way stop.
The council agreed with the recommendation to establish a no parking zone on the North 18th between the Tom Awerkamp Bridge and Koch’s Lane, and to increase the speed limit on North 36th Street from 30 to 35 mph northbound starting 425 feet north of Melodie Lane but lower the speed limit from 35 to 30 southbound.
The City Council also:
• Approved a request by the Oakley Lindsay Center to host a music fest Sept. 3-5. Bands will perform on the south side of the property from 7-11 p.m. and inside from 8 p.m. to midnight. Alcoholic beverages will be allowed outside during the event. Tickets will be offered to the facility’s neighbors to the immediate east and south.
•Approved a request by Martinis at 515 to close the south end of Parking Lot G from 6 a.m. Aug. 27 to 3 a.m Aug. 28 for the Parrothead Street Dance. Martinis asked to sell alcohol outside the licensed premise, permit open liquor outside, and have noise level restrictions waived from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. The parking lot will be surrounded by a fence and security will be provided through the Historic Quincy Business District.
• Approved a request by Martinis at 515 to close the south end of Parking Lot G from 6 a.m. Sept. 17 until 3 a.m. Sept. 18 for a bags tournament fundraiser for Great River Honor Flight. Martinis asked to sell alcohol outside the licensed premise, permit open liquor outside, and have noise level restrictions waived from 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.
• Approved a request by French Quarter, 113 N. Fifth, to allow the consumption and possession of alcohol on public streets, allies, sidewalks or parking lots and permit open liquor outside from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday for a block party closing the corner of Fifth and Cedar on the north side of the building.
• Approved a request by the Disabled American Veterans to hold its “Forget-Me-Not” tag days on Sept. 10-11 at various locations throughout the city.