2018 Construction Projects

This page contains information about the many important projects impacting residents, businesses, and visitors to the City of Horace.  Below are project status summaries for active projects this calendar year.  The Road Report is updated weekly on Fridays from the start of the spring construction season, through Labor Day.  You can also sign up for alerts when there are major road closures or detours by using the Construction Notify Me feature.
City Construction
  1. Streets
  2. Water
  3. Waste Water
  4. Storm Sewer
  5. Buildings

Street Construction

DescriptionStatusTarget Completion
8th Ave Extension for Truck Route
Planning to install a new street to accommodate a truck route for local commercial traffic to reduce load on residential streets.   Aggregate base, 6" overlay, striping of 24' top to support a truck route in commercial district.  Project postponed due to resident protest. Delayed to 2019.
In Design and Review
Northwood and Southwood Dr Mill and Overlay
Street improvement.  Milling and 2" HBP overlay.  Preliminary Engineering Report completed.  Notice for Public Input published for July 19 closure.  Project complete.
Chestnut Drive mill and overlay.
Chestnut drive street repair is scaled back from original design.  Preliminary design in progress to reduce cost.  Plan to present to residents for approval fall 2018.
Maple Lane Street and Drainage Improvements
Install concrete gutters to improve drainage and chip seal street.  Preliminary Engineering Report completed.  Project construction IN PROCESS.
Fall 2018
Pedestrian Crossing on Cass County 17 near Horace Elementary
Project and engineering plans are approved.  Project construction completed.
Various Crack and Fill with seal coat.
Annual maintenance of existing streets.  Scope of work to be published with preliminary design.