CAPITALIMPROVEMENT PLAN  2013 PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS
2013 DOWNTOWN         PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTSSidewalks & Streets Projects             Parking Facilities • ADA Compliant Ram...
SIDEWALKS & STREETS2012 CORL STREET RECONSTRUCTION
ADA COMPLIANCE PROJECT         • Installation of ADA           compliant ramps at the           following intersections:Be...
STREET & ALLEY RESURFACING                        Streets Selected                        • Patterson Street              ...
ATHERTON CORRIDOR          IMPROVEMENT PROJECT• Summer construction  schedule• Sidewalks may be closed at  times with alte...
GARNER STREET RECONSTRUCTION• South Garner Street  from Hamilton to  Easterly Parkway• Will improve drainage  and pedestri...
TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS2012 UNIVERSITY DRIVE/EASTERLY PARKWAY SIGNAL UPGRADE
TRAFFIC SIGNAL RETIMING• 22 signals in the study• Implementation is scheduled for 2013• No interruption of  service expect...
HILLCREST & ATHERTON OVERHEAD    LANE USE CONTROL SIGNS                                             • Installation of 2 Ov...
PARK PROJECTS LEDERER PARK
TREE REPLACEMENT & TREE GRATES• 10 trees planned for  downtown• Trees planted by end  of May• 4 areas along  College Avenu...
HIGH POINT PARK               TRAIL CONSTRUCTION• Applying for a grant this  year.• Construction of a  paved quarter mile ...
ORCHARD PARK PLAYGROUND    PML CONFERENCE VOLUNTEER PROJECT• Build Day: June 25• KaBOOM, a  national non-profit,  will hel...
HOLMES-FOSTER PARK                    MASTER PARK PLAN• DCNR funding for a  Master Park Plan• Proposed changes  include ad...
STORMWATER AND SANITARY SEWERS2012 WEST COLLEGE SEWER MAIN AND WATER MAIN PROJECT
STORMWATER & SANITARY SEWERS• No independent projects scheduled in the  downtown this year• During street reconstruction a...
PARKING FACILITIESPUGH STREET GARAGE
FRASER GARAGE LIGHTING PROJECT                                 • Project led by a PSU                                   st...
CONVERSION OF METER LOTS TO KIOSK• Implement Pay by credit  card option• Pay-by-plate• Pay by mobile device• Kiosks will r...
PUGH STREET GARAGE SEALANT• Placing a sealant on  the Pugh Street  Garage drive aisles• Expect a full closure  for a week•...
PARKING STUDY• A comprehensive study of both public and private  on- and off-street parking in the Central Business  Distr...
OTHER PROJECTSPLANNING PROJECTS & PROJECTS FROM OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
PUBLIC WORKS SERVICE FACILITY          DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION• Award and design  work to begin this  spring• Planned  con...
ORGANIC WASTE COLLECTION                      • Phased roll-out to                        downtown commercial             ...
MUNIS• A system that provides for  organization-wide                  Phase 1 Financials       Complete  management of pub...
VIDEO SURVEILLANCE PROJECT• Consolidate video          Phase 1 Garages         Early May  surveillance systems            ...
DOWNTOWN MASTER PLAN• Planning document• Phase 1: Physical and  Design Improvements • Final draft complete• Phase 2:  Impl...
BICYCLE AMBASSADOR PROGRAM    AND FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS• Ambassador activities for  the Spring Semester include:  • Events...
COLUMBIA GASLINE PROJECT           BELLAIRE, BURROWES & PROSPECT• Areas affected:  • Bellaire Avenue  • East Prospect Aven...
HFL BUILDING 477 EAST BEAVER         • Expected completion           in early August         • Hetzel Street closed to    ...
CAPITALIMPROVEMENT PLAN 2014-2018 PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS
2014 – 2018              PROPOSED PROJECTS• Streetlight Replacement (Annual)• Pugh Street Garage Replacement (By 2018)• Fr...
STREET LIGHT REPLACEMENT• 2013 – Integrated into  Atherton Street  Improvement Project• 2014 – Integrated into Pugh  Stree...
PUGH STREET GARAGE    REPLACEMENT              • End of useful life -                2018              • Begin to plan for...
PUGH STREET   STREETSCAPE DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION• Needs assessment • Replacement for Elms • Traffic control at Beaver • P...
FRASER STREET                  OPEN SPACE PROJECT• Completed concept  design includes  accommodations for:  • Pedestrian s...
COLLEGE AVENUE WATERLINE                   REPLACEMENT• State College Borough Water Authority  Project • College Avenue fr...
DOWNTOWN MASTER PLAN       INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS• Recommendations from the Downtown Master Plan  will be incorporate...
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN                      SCHEDULE• Proposals submitted – Early March 2012• Published – Early April• P...
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  1. 1. CAPITALIMPROVEMENT PLAN 2013 PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS
  2. 2. 2013 DOWNTOWN PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTSSidewalks & Streets Projects Parking Facilities • ADA Compliant Ramps • Fraser Street Garage Lighting • Street & Alley Resurfacing Conversion • Atherton Streetscape Project • Conversion of Meter Lots to • Garner Street Reconstruction Kiosks • Pugh Street Garage SealantTransportation Improvements • Parking Study • Downtown Signal Retiming • Atherton/Hillcrest Overhead Signs Other Projects • Public Works Service FacilityStormwater and Sanitary Sewer Projects • Organic Food Waste Collection • No projects scheduled in the • Video Surveillance Project Downtown at this year • MUNIS • Inflow and Infiltration Project • Downtown Master PlanParks & Trees • Bicycle Ambassador Project • Trees and Tree Grate Replacement • Columbia Gasline Project* • High Point Park Project • HFL Building on Hetzel* • Orchard Park Playground Project • Holmes-Foster Park Master Plan
  3. 3. SIDEWALKS & STREETS2012 CORL STREET RECONSTRUCTION
  4. 4. ADA COMPLIANCE PROJECT • Installation of ADA compliant ramps at the following intersections:Before • Calder Way/Humes Alley • Calder Way/McAllister Alley • Calder Way/McAllister Street • Work anticipated to begin in May After
  5. 5. STREET & ALLEY RESURFACING Streets Selected • Patterson Street From Foster to Fairmount • Sparks Street From Prospect to Westerly Parkway • East Foster Avenue From Locust Lane to Garner • Fairmount Avenue From Sparks to Patterson Resurfacing to begin • Nittany Avenue in late July From Sparks to Patterson • Gill Street From Prospect to Hamilton • McCormick Street From Old Boalsburg to Pugh
  6. 6. ATHERTON CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENT PROJECT• Summer construction schedule• Sidewalks may be closed at times with alternate pathways for pedestrians• Some temporary lane closures• Install handicapped ramps, fence, wider sidewalks, landscaping, new overhead lane designations, new traffic signals and new streetlight poles, fixtures and foundations
  7. 7. GARNER STREET RECONSTRUCTION• South Garner Street from Hamilton to Easterly Parkway• Will improve drainage and pedestrian ramps• Allows for adequate pavement structure for present and future vehicle loads• Work to begin in early May; expect 2-3 months of construction
  8. 8. TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS2012 UNIVERSITY DRIVE/EASTERLY PARKWAY SIGNAL UPGRADE
  9. 9. TRAFFIC SIGNAL RETIMING• 22 signals in the study• Implementation is scheduled for 2013• No interruption of service expected• For more information, watch the most recent report to Transportation Commission (12-10-12) online at cnet1.org
  10. 10. HILLCREST & ATHERTON OVERHEAD LANE USE CONTROL SIGNS • Installation of 2 Overhead Mast Arms with Lane Use Control Signs • Implementation of Intersection Safety Study Recommendations In an early study conducted by Hoffman (1969), overhead lane use signage • Hillcrest/Atherton was identified as one of the top 5 contributed to a reduction in the total number of accidents by 44 percent in a 1-year period high-crash intersections
  11. 11. PARK PROJECTS LEDERER PARK
  12. 12. TREE REPLACEMENT & TREE GRATES• 10 trees planned for downtown• Trees planted by end of May• 4 areas along College Avenue will receive new tree grates• Tree grates completed by mid- August Tree grates are resized as trees grow and replaced when needed
  13. 13. HIGH POINT PARK TRAIL CONSTRUCTION• Applying for a grant this year.• Construction of a paved quarter mile loop trail that links the parking lot to most of park facilities• ADA compliant• Spur trails proposed• Expand access and visibility of baseball field, basketball court, playground and tennis court High Point Park is located between Stratford Drive and Whitehall Road
  14. 14. ORCHARD PARK PLAYGROUND PML CONFERENCE VOLUNTEER PROJECT• Build Day: June 25• KaBOOM, a national non-profit, will help coordinate activities• DCNR grant funding for 50% of project• Will need ~175 Volunteers
  15. 15. HOLMES-FOSTER PARK MASTER PARK PLAN• DCNR funding for a Master Park Plan• Proposed changes include adding native plants, developing formalized seating areas, improving trails and paths, lighting, and the development of other park amenities• Fall start date
  16. 16. STORMWATER AND SANITARY SEWERS2012 WEST COLLEGE SEWER MAIN AND WATER MAIN PROJECT
  17. 17. STORMWATER & SANITARY SEWERS• No independent projects scheduled in the downtown this year• During street reconstruction and major roadway projects the Public Works Department performs preventative sanitary and stormwater sewer maintenance • Improves efficiency/reduces labor costs • Minimizes future disturbances on new roadway• Inflow and Infiltration (INI) Project • Upon execution of the contract, the first phase of the INI project will be to monitor for high flow areas
  18. 18. PARKING FACILITIESPUGH STREET GARAGE
  19. 19. FRASER GARAGE LIGHTING PROJECT • Project led by a PSU student group • Review of utility bills • Designing a new lighting system with occupancy sensors, daylight harvesting, possibly solar and all new fixtures Fraser Street Parking Garage • Primarily for energy efficiency • Will go out for bid when plan is complete
  20. 20. CONVERSION OF METER LOTS TO KIOSK• Implement Pay by credit card option• Pay-by-plate• Pay by mobile device• Kiosks will replace the old fashioned parking meters in the following locations: • 2 kiosks on the 1st Floor of McAlister Parking Deck • 1 kiosk on the roof of McAlister • 1 kiosk in the Allen Lot New Kiosks to be installed in metered lots • 2 kiosks in the Beaver Ave Lot
  21. 21. PUGH STREET GARAGE SEALANT• Placing a sealant on the Pugh Street Garage drive aisles• Expect a full closure for a week• Planned for May/June after Pugh Street Garage student move out and before Arts Fest
  22. 22. PARKING STUDY• A comprehensive study of both public and private on- and off-street parking in the Central Business District will be developed in 2013 • Analysis to include • Parking structure placement alternatives • Review of all policies and ordinances related to parking demand • Analysis of privately owned parking in the Central Business District • Last report completed in 1985 Pugh Street Garage will be at • Kickoff planned for June the end of its useful in 2018
  23. 23. OTHER PROJECTSPLANNING PROJECTS & PROJECTS FROM OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
  24. 24. PUBLIC WORKS SERVICE FACILITY DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION• Award and design work to begin this spring• Planned construction start date in late summer/early fall• Completion expected by late Public Works Service Facility: summer/early fall Preliminary Design 2014
  25. 25. ORGANIC WASTE COLLECTION • Phased roll-out to downtown commercial customers beginning in late summer/early fall Commercial Organic Waste Collection
  26. 26. MUNIS• A system that provides for organization-wide Phase 1 Financials Complete management of public sector core functions, Phase 2 Payroll and HR Still in including financials, human progress capital management and citizen services.• MUNIS upgrade this year Phase 3 Work Orders Kicked off• The Code Administration is and Permits January also implementing MUNIS; 2013 Borough staff are • Providing support • Working with CRCA to improve service delivery • Attending additional trainings with the Code Administration
  27. 27. VIDEO SURVEILLANCE PROJECT• Consolidate video Phase 1 Garages Early May surveillance systems Phase 2 Municipal Early June• Replace and install Building additional cameras in (Parking, municipal garages, Police, etc.) buildings and in public Phase 3 Downtown Early July areas with a focus on the Central Business Phase 4 Neighborhoods Pilot (Not District /Highlands Funded)• If funding allows, pilot video surveillance in neighborhood settings
  28. 28. DOWNTOWN MASTER PLAN• Planning document• Phase 1: Physical and Design Improvements • Final draft complete• Phase 2: Implementation Strategies • Ready for review by Phase 1 meeting with municipal staff and regional partners March 2013• Expect completion by June
  29. 29. BICYCLE AMBASSADOR PROGRAM AND FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS• Ambassador activities for the Spring Semester include: • Events to encourage safe cycling downtown • Light giveaways • Bicycle parking “positive” enforcement • Trained ambassadors available to give presentations and interact with the public• Bike Facility Improvements 2013 Bicycle • Continue to look for new bike Ambassador Training rack locations • Installation of downtown covered bicycle racks
  30. 30. COLUMBIA GASLINE PROJECT BELLAIRE, BURROWES & PROSPECT• Areas affected: • Bellaire Avenue • East Prospect Avenue from University Drive to Burrowes Street • Burrowes Street from Prospect Avenue to College Avenue• Plan to complete crossing of Beaver and College between student move out and Arts Fest• Project permitting through PennDOT, not SCB• Streets will be resurfaced in 2014
  31. 31. HFL BUILDING 477 EAST BEAVER • Expected completion in early August • Hetzel Street closed to traffic • Hetzel Street expected to reopen to at least one lane prior to completion date
  32. 32. CAPITALIMPROVEMENT PLAN 2014-2018 PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS
  33. 33. 2014 – 2018 PROPOSED PROJECTS• Streetlight Replacement (Annual)• Pugh Street Garage Replacement (By 2018)• Fraser Street Open Space Project (2014)• Downtown Master Plan Infrastructure Improvements (2015-2016)• Pugh Streetscape Project (2014)• College Avenue Waterline Replacement (2014)
  34. 34. STREET LIGHT REPLACEMENT• 2013 – Integrated into Atherton Street Improvement Project• 2014 – Integrated into Pugh Street Streetscape Project• 2015 – College Avenue• 2016 – Beaver Avenue from “H” Alley to Burrowes Street• 2017 – Beaver Avenue from Allen to McAllister
  35. 35. PUGH STREET GARAGE REPLACEMENT • End of useful life - 2018 • Begin to plan for replacement through parking study
  36. 36. PUGH STREET STREETSCAPE DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION• Needs assessment • Replacement for Elms • Traffic control at Beaver • Pedestrian amenities• Design completed last year• Incorporated into Downtown Master Plan• Implementation will be dependent upon new garage structure decisions
  37. 37. FRASER STREET OPEN SPACE PROJECT• Completed concept design includes accommodations for: • Pedestrian scale amenities • A public gathering space • Art or sculptures• Planned for 2014• Grant funding will be used, if possible, for art installations
  38. 38. COLLEGE AVENUE WATERLINE REPLACEMENT• State College Borough Water Authority Project • College Avenue from Atherton Street to Hiester Street • Project planned for 2014 • One-lane closure expected that will involve the parking lane • New service line to be installed
  39. 39. DOWNTOWN MASTER PLAN INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS• Recommendations from the Downtown Master Plan will be incorporated into future CIP projects• Expected to fund projects identified in the approved Downtown Master Plan beginning in 2015
  40. 40. CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN SCHEDULE• Proposals submitted – Early March 2012• Published – Early April• Presented to Council – Mid-April• Public hearing – Early May• Council review – May• Council adoption – Early June Questions??

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