City of Ankeny, Iowa

Population (Year): 70287  (2021)

The City of Ankeny, located in central Iowa, is experiencing significant infrastructure challenges as it continues to grow rapidly. With a population of over 70,000, the city faces issues related to aging infrastructure, including water and sewer systems, roads, and bridges. Additionally, the city’s rapid growth is putting a strain on its transportation systems, leading to increased congestion and the need for new road construction projects. The city is also working to address its stormwater management systems to prevent flooding and protect its waterways.

City of Ankeny

Sample Highlights from the Capital Improvement Plan

Project ID

Project Title

Project Start Year

Project Description

Project Spend Total

Page Ref

Project Satus


SE Frisk Drive RCB Culvert for Four Mile Creek


“This project will replace the existing bridge with a reinforced concrete box (RCB) culvert. The existing bridge is a single span 16’ arch bridge
constructed of concrete and timber. The bridge is located south of East 1st Street on SE Frisk Drive, spanning a tributary stream to Four Mile
Creek. This project includes engineering design, construction engineering services and construction in 2024.”



Not Started


NW Reinhart Drive RCB Culvert for Rock Creek


“Complete a hydraulic study, design, and construct a new reinforced concrete box (RCB) culvert to accommodate future NW Reinhart Drive across
Rock Creek.”



Not Started


NE Spectrum Drive RCB Culvert for Otter Creek


“Complete a hydraulic study, design, and construct a new reinforced concrete box (RCB) culvert to accommodate future NE Spectrum Drive across
Otter Creek.”



Not Started


Hawkeye Park Tennis Courts Reconstruction


Hawkeye Park Sports Complex – Tennis Courts Reconstruction



Not Started


SE 3rd Street Trunk Sewer Extension


“Installation of approximately 1,300 LF of 15” sanitary sewer along SE 3rd Street, between South Ankeny Boulevard and SE Sharon Drive.
Additionally, the existing 4” water main within that same corridor will be replaced and upsized to 8” main (1,600 LF). The project will utilize open
cut construction, and a temporary water supply system will be utilized to keep the existing homes within the area in service.”



Not Started

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How to Read a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for Business Development?

When a city, municipality or state issues a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP),  it can be overwhelming and daunting, but there are a few key things you need to investigate. Let’s start with the definition of CIP – A Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) contains all the individual capital projects, equipment purchases, and major studies for a local government; in conjunction with construction and completion schedules, and in consort with financing plans. The plan provides a working blueprint for sustaining and improving the community’s infrastructures. It coordinates strategic planning, financial capacity, and physical development. A CIP stands at the epicenter of a government’s Planning, Public Works, and Finance departments. When a CIP is issued, it typically includes the following information:

  1. A listing of the capital projects or equipment to be purchased
  2. The projects ranked in order of preference
  3. The plan for financing the projects
  4. A timetable for the construction or completion of the project
  5. Justification for the project
  6. Explanation of expenses for the project
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Now, for business development, while the capital plan is interesting, the capital program is for capital expenditures that extends five to ten years beyond the capital budget.  Knowing the difference is important so you can influence upcoming program versus just responding to an RFP. If reading the CIP makes your head explode, or you want to save time, Request a Demo of Citylitics CIP dashboard with over 20,000 CIPs from USA and Canada. Citylitics has 20,000 plus available CIPs, how can we help you? What states, cities or counties are you looking to improvement your business development, we can assist you in influencing an upcoming RFP versus simply responding to an RFP. Citylitics Capital Projects Dataset is a comprehensive resource for businesses and organizations looking to track and analyze planned infrastructure spend in their area. The dataset offers a range of features and benefits, including:

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