Current Projects

In 2016, the Drain Commissioner's Office performed general maintenance work or inspections on 332 drains and assessed 82 drainage districts a total of $920,711.  Nearly 25 miles of open drains were cleaned out, nearly 2.5 miles of enclosed tile drain was replaced, and brush control work was completed on over 18 miles of drain.
 


Petition Projects


Drain Township Section Type of Work Status as of September 28, 2017
#950 Carter & Burke & Branches Watertown & DeWitt Watertown 13 & 24 Addition of new branch drain Expected bidding in Fall of 2017. Easement acquisition in progress.  Petitioned work determined necessary at September 24, 2015 Board of Determination Meeting.
#477 Faiver & Branch DeWitt, Watertown, Riley, & Olive DeWitt 7
Watertown 1, 2, & 7
Open ditch clean out, addition of new branch drain Expected bidding in Winter of 2017. Easement acquisition in progress.  Petitioned work determined necessary at October 13, 2015 Board of Determination Meeting
#897 Waltz & Strugis Dallas, Village of Fowler 11, 12, & 14 Open ditch clean out, culvert replacement, construction of detention areas. Out for bids. Mandatory pre-bid meeting on October 4th, 2017. Bid opening October 19th, 2017. Bid documents at http://bidding.spicergroup.com/
#720 Peck Essex 4, 5, 8, & 9 Open ditch clean out, tile drain extension. Plans complete. A presentation to district property owners is being planned.  Bidding in summer of 2017. Construction to be completed by winter of 2017.
#087 Riverside
 Watertown 18 Open ditch construction and tile drain installation.
Final Design and Easement acquisition in progress. Found necessary at November 10th, 2016 Board of Determination meeting. 
 #089 Looking Glass Brook
Watertown 18 Open ditch construction and tile drain installation.
Preliminary Design and Easement acquisition in progress. Petition work determined necessary at July 24th, 2017 Board of Determination meeting.
 #956 Timber Ridge
 Bath 28, 33
Detention basin construction and tile drain repairs/replacement.
Preliminary Design in progress. Determined necessary at June 6th, 2016 Board of Determination meeting.
 #627 Loesch
 DeWitt &Watertown
DeWitt 17,18,19
Watertown 13
Tile drain relocation and replacement. 
Determined necessary at August 1st, 2017 Board of Determination meeting.
 #913 Westphalia & Riley
Riley & Westphalia
Riley 30-32
Westphalia 24,25
 Tile drain replacement and open ditch maintenance.
Design alternative being considered. Determined necessary at August 9th, 2017 Board of Determination meeting.

Maintenance Projects


Drain Township Section Type of Work Status as of May 25, 2017


 


Special Notes


Please note that this is not a complete list of all work currently in process.