Welcome to the Construction Weekly for the 2017 Construction Season!
These updates are published weekly (usually Fridays) during the construction season, with details about construction projects throughout Anoka County. A map of the 2017 Road Construction projects will be posted at the bottom of this page, when the project list is completed.
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TRAFFIC CONTROL - Bunker Lake Boulevard is now closed from just east of Prairie Road NW to just west of Goldenrod Street NW. Those who accessed Goldenrod Street NW, Anoka County Farms and the Bunker Hills Activity Center previously from the west, will now arrive from the east of those entrances and street. Those who wish to access the Copart property will continue arrive coming from the east of the entrance location. Access to County Parkway “A” will remain open as access will be available from Hanson Boulevard to Prairie Road NW. Jefferson Street NE will always remain open during the upcoming construction phases. Traffic from Terrace Road to the east end of the project limits will be shifted to the north side of Bunker Lake Boulevard as construction work will begin on the south side during the upcoming week.
CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE - The traffic signal systems at Prairie Road NW and Jefferson Street NE have been removed and are now in an All-Way stop condition. The existing asphalt from Prairie Road to Goldenrod Street has been “reclaimed” into a gravel condition. The south half of Bunker Lake Boulevard from Terrace Road to the easterly project limits will be also be “reclaimed” starting today, April 21st and continuing Saturday, April 22nd. Concrete curb and gutter is scheduled for placement starting on Wednesday, April 26th between Goldenrod Street and the Anoka County Farm’s entrance on the westbound lane. Installation of the new pedestrian tunnel, located approximately 1200 feet east of Prairie Road, is also scheduled to begin on Wednesday.
- Concrete curb and gutter installation has been completed on the southbound lane shoulder, along with concrete sidewalk from Egret Boulevard to 110th Lane. Concrete entrances along this same portion of the project will be placed during the week of April 24th. Watermain installation has been completed from 112th Lane to the City’s water tower. This work will continue north to a point 150 feet south of Northdale Boulevard during the upcoming week. After that is completed, water crews will begin connecting private resident water services that are currently being served on a temporary system.
Metropolitan Council NAI Phase 9 Interceptor Project along East River Road (CSAH 1) near 44th Avenue in the City of Fridley
– The right lane of southbound East River Road is closed to allow utility crews to begin/continue their relocation process prior to the beginning of the sanitary sewer installation. The current lane closure is scheduled to be in place for approximately four weeks. Overall, this project will continue through the summer of 2017.
A map of the 2017 Construction Projects can be found here: