Projects

The following projects are on going within the City of Alton.  This page has been designed to keep everyone informed on the development of the City and its growth.  From time to time this page will be updated as needed. 

If you have any questions on these projects you can contact Steve Pena, Assistant City Manager at 956-432-0760 or E-mail at steve.pena@alton-tx.gov

 

 CURRENT PROJECTS:

Street Paving Improvements:

None currently

 

Sewer Infrastructure Improvements:

Project:  City of Alton Sanitary Sewer Improvements Project 

Streets:  Moorefield Blvd from Saint Jude Avenue to Mile 5/Mile 5 from Moorefield to Shary Blvd.

Engineer: LeFrevre Engineering

Contractor:  J M Construction

Lead entity:  City of Alton

Amount:  $7,149,666.00

Started:  July 11, 2012

Status:  As of 9/30/13 – 65% complete

Community Facilities Improvements:

Project:  City of Alton Fire Station Project 

Streets:  Dawes Avenue

Engineer: LeFrevre Engineering/HL Engineering 

Architect:  Alcocer, Garcia and Associates

Contractor:  DK III Hornback RFD, Inc.

Lead entity:  City of Alton

Amount:  $945,000.00

Started:  March 22, 2013

 

 APPLICATIONS & PROPOSED PROJECTS:

Funding Source:  Texas Leverage Fund

Project Description:  Funding for land acquisition and Micro/Macro loans for small businesses for economic development through current established Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) administered by the City of Alton Development Corporation (CADC).  

Location:  The City limits of Alton

Funding Estimate:  $1,000,000.00 Loan

Status:  Funded and now available through the City of Alton Development Corporation (CADC)

 

Funding Source:  USDA -RD 306 c Grant and Direct Funding Sewer Program

Project Description:  First time sewer connections for approximately 578 new connections to our existing sewer system. 

Location:  Moorefield Grove Estates, Schauerback Acres No 2, Barney Groves Estates, Diamond L Subdivision, La Homa Grove Subdivision # 1, 2 and 3, Regina Terrace,  La Homa Grove Subdivision #4, Basham # 4, Kenwood Estates #1, 2,and 3, Five Mile Heights and Tierra Estates.

Funding Estimate:  $1,461,487.00 Grant/Loan

 

Funding Source:  USDA -RD Community Facilities Grant/Loan Program

Project Description:  To renovate existing warehouse located in the Industrial Park  along Alton Blvd to create a Digital Library.

Location:  416 Alton Blvd.  

Funding Estimate:  $1,415,578.00 Grant/Loan

 

Funding Source:  The Texas General Land Office (GLO)

Project Description:  For the installation of 4 generators and 6 quick connects for lift stations within the city of Alton

Location:  10 lift stations within the city limits of Alton

Funding Estimate:  $500,000.00 Grant

 

Funding Source:  Economic Development Administration (EDA)

Project Description:  Construction of commercial lines and collections system along Alton Blvd (SH 107) from Mile 5 to Mile 4

Location:  Along  Alton Blvd (SH 107) from Mile 5 to Mile 4.

Funding Estimate:  $189,719.00 Grant

 

Funding Source: Texas Department of Transportation (TxDot)

Project Description:  Widening of Mile 5 to a 4 lane divided to commence in year 2026

Location:  From SH 364 (La Homa) to SH 107 (Alton Blvd) along FM 676 (Mile 5) 

Funding Estimate:  $14,941,246.00

 

Funding Source: Texas Department of Transportation (TxDot)

Project Description:  Widening of Mile 5 to a 4 lane divided to commence in year 2023

Location:  From  SH 107 (Alton Blvd) to Taylor Road along FM 676 (Mile 5) 

Funding Estimate:  $12,972,697.00

 

COMPLETED PROJECTS:

Street Paving Improvements:

*Subdivision:  Stewart Place #1

Street(s):  La Point Avenue

Engineer:  LeFrevre Engineering

Contractor:  Castle Enterprizes, LLC

Lead entity:  The City of Alton

Amount:  $103,307.90

Started:  January 21, 2013

Ended:  February 7, 2013

*Subdivision:  Dude Hill

Street(s):  Israel Avenue

Engineer:  Javier Hinojosa Engineering

Contractor:  Valley Paving, Inc.

Lead Entity:  Hidalgo County Pct. 3

Amount:  $66,903.45

Started:  January 23, 2013

Completed

*Subdivision:  Casa De Los Vecinos

Street(s):  Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Saint Jude

Engineer: Javier Hinojosa Engineering

Contractor:  Jimmy Closner & Sons Construction Company, Inc.

Lead entity:  Hidalgo County Pct. 3

Amount:  $392,013.75

Started:  January 23, 2013

Completed

*Subdivision:  Tri City # 2

Street(s):   Vega, Bluebonnet, Waxahachie, Nixon and Combes

Engineer: LeFevre Engineering

Contractor:  Jimmy Closner & Sons Construction Company, Inc.

Lead entity:  The City of Alton

Amount:  $125,954.10

Started:  February 6, 2013

Ended:  May 3,2013