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Progress Continues On Highway 1 South Improvement Project

Warmer weather means the start of or continuation of street projects in Fairfield. The Highway 1 Water main replacement is set to begin sometime in the next few weeks as part of the Highway 1 South Improvement Project.

Behind the scenes, Shive Hattery continues to work on final design and coordinate with utilities on utility relocation, while JCG has ordered appraisals and is beginning to prepare easement documentation. Negotiations will begin once appraisals are finalized, which will be near the beginning of April.

City Staff have been discussing funding with Piper Jaffery and have determined there is available increment in the Highway 1/Highway 34 bypass TIF to close any funding gaps.

This will be brought to the Council in 2021 for consideration. After a delay due to the ongoing pandemic construction is currently set for 2023.

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