Construction Project Updates
Downtown Utility Replacement
Utility crews are installing the new water line on 1st NW from Bonham to Grand, by bore. They'll be in this area over the next several weeks. Drivers are encouraged to watch for changing traffic patterns and closed lanes.
For questions regarding the project please call the Engineering Department at 903-784-9292.
Church Street Reconstruction
Construction is underway on South Church. The contractor is installing sanitary sewers from Hearne to Washington. The top layers of asphalt have been removed, and temporary driveways installed to each property. The road will remain closed to through traffic during the utility work.
Church Street will remain closed to all traffic from Hearne to Long over the next 2 weeks while the contractor prepares the pavement subgrade.
Loop 286 Sewer Replacement
Replacement of a 27" sanitary sewer around the NE Loop 286 continues. The contractor has completed the sewer main across the FM 195 intersection, by bore. Most of the new sewer is installed and operational, however the contractor will return for some final work in the upcoming weeks.
6th Street SE
Utility work is complete on 6th SE, and the contractor is scheduled to restore the pavement, curb & gutters, sidewalks and driveways in the upcoming weeks.
Clarksville Street Water Line
A new waterline is installed along Clarksville Street from 3rd SE to Collegiate. The contractor is working on side street connections and bacteriological testing. Periodic lane closures on Clarksville are necessary during work hours to accommodate equipment.
17th Street Replacement
The 17th Street project is part of hte 2017 Street Bond Program, and includes full depth pavement replacement, including enclosed storm sewers, along 17th SE from Clarksville to Lamar, as well as an asphalt overlay from Lamar to Pine Bluff. PaveCon Public Works is the contractor, and work is anticipated to begin February 2019, once Atmos Gas completes their relocation project.
Construction Bid Advertisements
Our goal is to make doing business with the City of Paris as easy and convenient as possible. To reach contractors and to assure the quality and economy desired, the City of Paris provides access to bid information via the internet.
A brief description of projects and a link to the technical specifications of those projects is provided below.