City Projects

This page includes some of the City's large projects, including Infrastructure Projects, T.I.M.E Projects and other initiatives. A list of master plans can be found on the Capital Improvement Program page. Also, see our Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Projects page for related content.

Infrastructure Projects

Construction at the 3rd Ave Bridge in Stillwater OK

3rd Avenue Bridge

Replace the bridge on 3rd Avenue that crosses Boomer Creek from Park Drive to Perkins Road. The new bridge will add sidewalks and bike lanes.

  • Latest Update (11/07/2023): All pavement on the west side of the bridge along with all bridge work is complete. Construction crews are finishing the installation of the slot drain and concrete valley gutter on 3rd Avenue on the West side of the intersection. The traffic signal at 3rd and Perkins is scheduled to be activated within a few weeks.
7th Street Project

7th Avenue Project

The City will rebuild 7th Avenue, from Main Street to Lewis Street. This project includes part of the alleys in both directions and underground infrastructure. 

  • Latest Update (09/13/2023): Tentative Timeline: This project will go through the bidding process. The current plan is to begin construction in January 2024 and to be completed in fall 2024. 
Cathodic Protection System - Rectifier

Cathodic Protection System Replacement

Replacing the cathodic protection system for the Kaw water line and various distribution and collection facilities throughout the City. These upgrades help protect water lines from corrosion.

  • Latest Update (11/06/2023): The Kaw Pipeline and several water storage facilities are protected by an impressed current cathodic protection system. Project close-out is underway.
Construction at Perkins Road

Perkins Road (U.S. 177)

This is a joint project with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT). The City is responsible for design, utility relocation and rights of ways acquisitions, and ODOT is responsible for construction.

  • Latest Update (11/06/2023): All four lanes of roadway are open. We will have intermittent lane closures (not on game days) to complete sidewalks and crosswalk ADA compliant entrances/exits. There are still stop signs up and traffic signals may be another month before all installed and functioning. 
  • Learn more about the Perkins Road Improvements
South Interceptor Replacement

South Interceptor Replacement

Replacement of a portion of the northeast and south interceptors that deliver wastewater to the wastewater treatment plant; replacement of the Foxfire Lift Station; Replacement of a sanitary sewer aerial crossing

  • Latest Update (11/06/2023): The new interceptors and aerial crossing are in place and functional. The Foxfire Lift Station will be completed in early 2024. 
Water Treatment Plant

Stillwater Regional Water Project

The Stillwater Regional Water system serves more than 79,000 people and covers more than 900 square miles. We continue to meet water quality regulations but our infrastructure is inadequate to meet future needs. The raw water delivery and treatment systems need repair and enhancements to accommodate continued growth and economic development  in our city and region.

Other Projects & Initiatives

The front of the Stillwater Animal Welfare building

Animal Welfare Building

Stillwater’s 37-year-old Animal Welfare facility has not kept pace with the growth and needs of the Stillwater community. Because of lack of funding, the Animal Welfare building has been unable to make many upgrades and improvements through the years.

Block 34 Thumbnail for Website

Block 34

Block 34, located in downtown Stillwater, has long been a desired location for a special community space. Steve Irby, a Stillwater resident and owner of Kicker, has partnered with the City of Stillwater to fund the development, programming, and operations support for Block 34 over the next ten years.

  • Latest Update (07/25/2023):  Block 34 is now fully funded and designs are complete, with bid process to begin in September. The bid for construction states a 12-month timeline for completion.
  • Learn more about Block 34
Future Home of Fire Station 2 Sign

Fire Station No. 2

The 83-year-old building is woefully outdated and falls well below current national environmental, safety, technological and living standards. In addition, despite the best efforts of Stillwater firefighters, Fire State No. 2 response times are hindered by its location and physical limitations.

  • Latest Update (11/07/2023): Fire Station design plans are about 80% complete. Work Package #1 for grading and utilities will be advertised in November with its construction start anticipated by early February 2024.  Work Package #2 for the remainder of the work is in progress with advertisement expected in January 2024.  
  • Learn more about Fire Station No. 2

Projects Completed Recently

Husband Street Bridge

Husband Street Bridge

Replacing the bridge on North Husband Street that crosses Boomer Creek, situated between Franklin and Redbud Drive.

  • Complete (10/25/2023)
12th Street Drainage Improvements

12th & Duncan Drainage Improvements

When the City receives a marginal to significant rain event, road conditions on 12th Avenue can become hazardous due to flooding. This project aims to improve driving conditions by diverting a significant amount of the storm water under the roadway via a new storm sewer structure. 

  • Latest Update (11/06/2023):  Construction activities have been completed, a public hearing and City Council acceptance date is to be determined. 

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