The intent of the City of Moscow Sidewalk Property Owner Assistance Program is to replace damaged or deficient sidewalks and pedestrian curb ramps, and generally improve pedestrian access throughout the community.
In an effort to encourage property owners to replace deficient sidewalks adjacent to their property, one provision of the program allows property owners to request City assistance with estimating, contracting, and inspecting the work of replacing their sidewalks. Toward this goal, the City annually solicits bids for unit prices for damaged sidewalk removal and replacement, as well as for replacement of adjacent damaged curb, non-compliant pedestrian curb ramps, and any necessary segmental block retaining walls. Sidewalk construction costs are based on the unit prices submitted by the successful responder and are paid to the City by the adjacent property owners prior to commencement of the work at each site.
The crew with McCall's Classic Construction just completed the new sidewalk at the Eggan Youth Center, allowing for proper drainage. Additionally, two of the three entrances are now ADA compliant for pedestrian access. The third will be finished later this summer with the pedestrian safety improvements on 'D' Street.
Figure 1: Eggan Youth Center Sidewalk
The next City of Moscow funded sidewalk improvement includes
an addition to the pathway on the east side of East City Park. By extending the pathway the City hopes to improve access to the extra disability parking needed during events such as the Renaissance Fair or Rendezvous in the Park.
Figure 2: East City Park Sidewalk
The City's 2016 Sidewalk Replacement Program has ended for the year if you are looking to have your sidewalk replaced we will have another program in 2017.