Engineering Projects

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Salisbury Street Trail

This project will create a trail to improve bicycle and pedestrian accessibility from Kalberer Road down to Northwestern Avenue along Salisbury Street and Grant Street. 

Happy Hollow Park Entrance

This project, which is federally funded, improved the entrance facilities for Happy Hollow Park. Milestone extended the existing trail to the west along the entrance drive into the park to provide safe access for pedestrians and bicyclists into Happy Hollow Park. The trail was also extended to the south and tied into the existing trail south of the parking lot. After being closed for roughly two weeks, the park entrance was opened back up to traffic just in time for the Parks Department to show-off their new playground equipment on the busy Memorial Day weekend. The concrete wall has been placed along the creek side of the entrance and all concrete work at the trail crossing right before you enter the playground area is now complete. Stone has been placed for the new trail along Happy Hollow Rd. and Hawk Enterprises is now performing the electrical work for the project. The project is moving right along and there will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the next few weeks.

Cherry Lane Extension

The Cherry Lane Extension Project will extend Cherry Lane from its existing terminus at the Purdue Athletic Complex to US 231. This new section of road will allow another access point into the north side of campus. Despite the very wet spring, construction has begun and is moving right along. Reith Riley Construction has most of the preparation work done on US 231 for the new crossover and should begin pouring concrete this week. Work on the main line has been slowed a bit by the rainy weather, but we are currently evaluating options to reach soil compaction and keep the project on track allowing us to open the new roadway before the first home football game.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding current or upcoming engineering projects, feel free to contact Marcus Smith, Assistant City Engineer for the City of West Lafayette Engineering Department.


Office Phone: (765) 775-5135

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