Weekly Update 7/7/20

Exciting progress occurred leading up to the 4th of July weekend for Phase 3 of the Streetscapes project for Downtown Lafayette! The first being that Reith Riley’s concrete crew has formed and poured the curb and gutter on N. 10th St.! Concrete work continued with pouring the alley approaches and gutter tie-ins on N. 10th […]

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Weekly Update 6/30/20

Progress continues along for Phase 3 of the Streetscapes project for Downtown Lafayette. Storm water systems and under drains are finished being installed, in addition to the electrical conduit. Concrete has been poured for the new curb, alley approaches, and sidewalk on N. 10th St.! This coming week’s construction (June 29th – July 3rd) will […]

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Weekly Update 6/23/20

Developments continue for Phase 3 of the Streetscapes project for Downtown Lafayette. Huston Electric was onsite to install and pour the lighting foundations on N. 10th St. as well as finishing the installation of the electrical conduit for streetlights last week (June 15 – 19). The concrete crew also finished the straight sections of the […]

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Weekly Update 6/16/20

Phase 3 of the Streetscapes project for Downtown Lafayette continues to develop as crews finished installing the storm water system with an additional safety check last week (June 8 – 12th). Crews also finished the removal of old sidewalk, curb, and drive along N. 10th St. from Ferry St. to Main St., allowing for mobilization […]

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Weekly Update 6/9/20

Work continues for Phase 3 of the Streetscapes project for Downtown Lafayette. Last week, (June 1st -5th) crews began removing old sidewalk, curb, and drive approaches along N. 10th St. from Ferry St. to Main St. while installing safe temporary stone access points for residents and businesses. The under-drain installation has been completed, and Houston […]

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Weekly Update 6/2/20

Progress continues along our Phase 3 of the Streetscape project. With multiple crews working, the installation of the storm water system throughout the 10th and Main Street areas has been completed! Installation of underdrains began and will continue this week (June 1st – 5th). Removal of old sidewalk, curb, and drive on N. 10th Street […]

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Weekly Update 5/26/20

Progress is coming along for Phase 3 of the Streetscape Project.  In the past few weeks, construction continues with the installation of the storm water system throughout the 10th and Main Street areas. Duke Energy also installed a new service pole. This week (May 26th-29th) will see the completion of the installation of the storm […]

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Main Street’s Small Biz Owners Look to Get “Back on Track”

Did you know that the vast majority of downtown Lafayette’s economy is made up of small, local and family-owned businesses? From restaurants to beauty salons, law offices to tattoo parlors, and everything in between, Main Street is home to a wide diversity of small businesses. At the moment, however, they all share one thing in […]

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Utilities Work to Require Temporary Power Outage Starting May 20

Wednesday May 20th, starting at 5:30 pm, Duke Energy will be removing the existing light poles and moving an electric pole in the alley on 10th between Ferry and Main. Duke has indicated this will affect 10 business entities/customers as this will cause a power outage. Those affected individuals have been notified.

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Phase 3 of Downtown Streetscape Is Now Underway

Lafayette’s Downtown Streetscape Project, which began in 2015, is entering its third phase of construction. Eight phases are planned, overall. Phases 1 and 2 have already seen significant improvements to stretches of Main Street from 4th Street to 9th Street that enhance the experience for residents by enlarging sidewalks to allow for al fresco dining, […]

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