West Broadway Corridor Plan

Including Iowa metro counties.

Moderators: nebugeater, Coyote, Omaha Cowboy, Brad, icejammer

User avatar
skinzfan23
County Board
Posts: 5125
Joined: Mon Feb 09, 2004 11:26 am
Location: Omaha/Bellevue

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

Postby skinzfan23 » Wed Mar 01, 2017 3:27 pm

I think the medians would be similar to the ones they have east of 8th st on Broadway. I think they look really nice there, but the biggest difference is that there are really only a few businesses, mostly on the south side of Broadway there.

User avatar
skinzfan23
County Board
Posts: 5125
Joined: Mon Feb 09, 2004 11:26 am
Location: Omaha/Bellevue

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

Postby skinzfan23 » Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:04 am

The city council voted 3-2 to eliminate medians from the plan.

The interesting quote from the World Herald:
As a result of the council vote, the Iowa West Foundation — which was planning to underwrite a fourth of the project’s cost, $9 million — will have to decide what course of action to take, according to Pete Tulipana, the foundation president and CEO. The Iowa West money was committed when the master plan included medians.

User avatar
iamjacobm
City Council
Posts: 8776
Joined: Sat Apr 10, 2010 6:52 am
Location: Midtown

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

Postby iamjacobm » Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:19 am

I get the businesses not wanting this because they have had easy access for decades now. Whatever they do w/o medians wont end up looking all that great IMO though.

User avatar
skinzfan23
County Board
Posts: 5125
Joined: Mon Feb 09, 2004 11:26 am
Location: Omaha/Bellevue

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

Postby skinzfan23 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:56 pm

Iowa West board puts remaining funds for West Broadway beautification project on hold

The Iowa West Foundation Board of Directors has voted to continue to fund phase one of the five-phase West Broadway renovation master plan, but it couldn’t reach a decision on the funding of the remaining phases. The board has asked the Council Bluffs City Council to work with Iowa West on the next step in the process and did not rule out revisiting the matter.

The Iowa West board made its decision at a meeting on Tuesday and informed the city in a letter. The board unanimously approved continued funding of phase one, which was not materially changed by the council’s amendment. The board said it was “unable at the present time” to reach a decision on whether to make a funding commitment on phases two through five.

“We believed we had an agreement between partners on the scope of this project. If the city is allowed to make material and substantial changes to the West Broadway beautification project unilaterally and mid-way through the project, that creates a situation where the foundation has funded the project without knowing the ultimate outcome of the project,” the board said in the letter. “You would never allow us to do that, and you can certainly understand that we can’t go forward on that basis.”

User avatar
skinzfan23
County Board
Posts: 5125
Joined: Mon Feb 09, 2004 11:26 am
Location: Omaha/Bellevue

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

Postby skinzfan23 » Fri May 05, 2017 8:52 am

From the Nonpareil:

The Iowa West Foundation has announced it will fund the beautification aspects of the West Broadway renovation project in Council Bluffs.

In a letter to the Council Bluffs City Council and Mayor Matt Walsh, the board said it will fund phases two through five of the project’s master plan. The board had paused its funding of those phases after the City Council removed medians from the plan in March.

The foundation will grant the city $7.93 million, amending its initial pledge of $9 million, less the cost of the medians.

User avatar
thenewguy
Planning Board
Posts: 2871
Joined: Fri Oct 19, 2007 9:50 pm
Location: Council Bluffs

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

Postby thenewguy » Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:39 pm

What's going in next to Arby's? I can't seem to find it in this thread when I search.
Go Cubs Go

User avatar
Coyote
City Council
Posts: 20431
Joined: Tue Nov 18, 2003 11:18 am
Location: Three floors down
Contact:

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

Postby Coyote » Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:12 pm

thenewguy wrote:What's going in next to Arby's? I can't seem to find it in this thread when I search.

Which 'next to'? The 28th St Arby's?
Tractor Supply (Anderson Excavating) to the South?
Image

User avatar
Brad
City Council
Posts: 28328
Joined: Sat Feb 28, 2004 6:03 pm
Location: Omaha, NE
Contact:

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

Postby Brad » Tue Jun 13, 2017 3:36 pm

thenewguy wrote:What's going in next to Arby's? I can't seem to find it in this thread when I search.


Too me it looked like the staging area for the Broadway construction project.

Speaking of Broadway, looks like the sewers and water main are finished and paving has already begun. 35th Street has been re-paved north of the intersection and the new curb and gutter sections are going in along the north side of the street. Most of the driveways look to be re-paved as well.
Image
Omaha Skyline Photos, Omaha Aerial Photos, and More.
http://www.bradwilliamsphotography.com
http://www.facebook.com/bradwilliamsphotography
@bradwphoto on Twitter
Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce Member

User avatar
skinzfan23
County Board
Posts: 5125
Joined: Mon Feb 09, 2004 11:26 am
Location: Omaha/Bellevue

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

Postby skinzfan23 » Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:10 am

I agree, I am pretty sure the lot next to Arbys is for construction staging. It has been a vacant lot so they are using it for temporary storage.

hawksfan87
New to the Neighborhood
Posts: 11
Joined: Thu Jul 14, 2016 8:44 pm

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

Postby hawksfan87 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:34 pm

Looks like the old J&J Tire Service building at 2514 West Broadway has been purchased. Name on it is 25 Broadway Properties LLC. LLC appears to be registered to a Kyle Cheatham who looks to be an optometrist. He is at Vision Specialists of Council Bluffs at 1505 West Broadway Suite 3-5 currently so possibly new office to be built?

hawksfan87
New to the Neighborhood
Posts: 11
Joined: Thu Jul 14, 2016 8:44 pm

Re: West Broadway Corridor Plan

Postby hawksfan87 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:39 pm

As well the building at 2400 W Broadway is sale pending per Heartland Properties website and the parking lot next to it on 24th and Broadway is also sale pending which is currently owned by the Pott. Co. Development Corp. These parcels are located by the Black Squirrel tattoo shop on Broadway.


Return to “Council Bluffs Development”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest