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City of Scott: Phase I of Apollo Road Extension to open Friday

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Posted at 8:44 AM, Apr 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-30 09:49:33-04

Phase I of Apollo Road Extension in Scott will be opened to traffic at 9 a.m. May 1, which is tomorrow.

Due to COVID-19 protocols, there will be a ribbon cutting at that time with attendance limited to City of Scott elected officials, project personnel and news media. The event will take place at the intersection of Old Spanish Trail and the new Apollo Road Extension (near the West Regional Library).

A formal dedication of the roadway will be scheduled at a future date.

The construction cost for this phase of the project, which is approximately one mile in length, is just over $7 million. lt is a 4-lane boulevard with street lighting and sidewalks, and extends Apollo Road from Old Spanish Trail southward to a point 800 feet beyond JB Road. The construction was funded in full by the City of Scott.

The project engineering firm is Fenstermaker and the Contractor is Siema construction and the work was completed within the contract time.

The street lighting was installed through an agreement between the City and SLEMCO.

hases ll and lll of Apollo Road Extension, which were recently funded by the issuance of bonds by the City of Scott (estimated construction cost $10,000,000+) is expected to begin late this year and take approximately 18 months to complete. These phases extend the new road from the terminus of Phase I southward to the Dulles Drive/Rue Du Belier intersection and includes a roundabout at that location.