Work progressing on several construction projects
Beverly Bryant - March 16, 2018 12:19 pm
Several construction projects in Ponca City are progressing or have been completed recently.
Buildings including the former Bank of America have been demolished and the groundwork has started at Prospect Avenue and 14th Street. A new Jiffy Trip will be built on the corner.
The LaQuinta Inn at 3413 North 14th Street is open with 70 guest rooms. Each room includes a microwave and a refrigerator. The hotel includes an outdoor heated pool, fitness center, and sundry shop. This was a $4.5 million project, according to city building permits.
The exterior of the Community Place Apartments at Fourth Street and Cleveland Avenue continues to progress. The roof, windows and some doors are in place, and exterior brick work is expected to begin soon on this $2,748,843 project.
Exterior work is underway at the Ponca City High School Concert Hall, at Fifth Street and Overbrook. This is a $7.4 million project.
Crews are working on the canopies above where the gasoline pumps will be located at the Casey’s General Store at Fifth Street and Hartford Avenue. Construction of the store building is nearing completion. This is a $2,750,000 project.
A $187,790 project expected to be completed by the end of March is the Young Park Detention Pond. This project is paid for through the city’s stormwater utility fee and will reduce flooding in the area and downstream.