Downtown Street Renewal: 9th Avenue North

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The Town of Golden is committed to the ongoing inventory, analysis, and prioritization of core infrastructure renewals. This includes upgrades and improvements for roads and deep utilities; buildings and the systems associated with them. 

The Downtown Street Renewal project on the 600 block of 9th Avenue North is one of the top infrastructure replacement priorities according to our 2019 Infrastructure Replacement Priority Plan. 

In 2021 we asked our approximately 3,700 citizens for permission to borrow $5M for the replacement of deep utilities, road structure, surface, and streetscape renewal for two downtown streets which they overwhelmingly did. Work on 9th Street North between IGA and Ford is expected to be complete by the end of June 2022.

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Map identifying the construction area of the 600 block of 9th Avenue North

 

Project Details:

The project includes the following components:

  • Replacement and upsizing of the existing 200mm AC water main to 250mm PVC pipe;
  • Replacement of the existing 200mm AC sewer main with 200mm PVC pipe;
  • Replacement of existing water and sewer services to property line;
  • Servicing of vacant properties to property line;
  • Replacement and enhancement of existing stormworks;
  • Deep replacement of road structure;
  • New road surface, curbing, sidewalks;
  • New street lighting and final landscaping; and
  • Sidewalk, curbing and street lighting on 7th Street North.