The project is now open to traffic. Concrete curb and gutter was placed this past week on the cul-de-sac on Kerry Street and Bridge Street. The final layer of asphalt for Kerry Street was also placed this past week. Topsoil placement and restoration continues in boulevard and yard areas. Lighting installation has been rescheduled to continue during the week of October 3rd. For the week of September 26th, turf restoration will resume throughout the project along with the placement of permanent roadway striping.
Signalization installation at the intersection of Viking Boulevard (CSAH 22) and Lake George Blvd (CSAH 9) in the City of Oak Grove
Dirt crews continue placing roadway fill throughout the stage 1 construction area. Rain this past week hampered roadway operations temporarily. Crews were able to remove and replace entrance culvert pipes throughout the project. Signal work continues as underground conduit was installed. For the week of September 26th, concrete curb will be placed, aggregate class 5 roadway base will be placed and set to grade. Asphalt paving is tentatively planned for Friday, September 30th in the new construction area. Once completed, crews will begin the transition to stage 2 construction.
Storm sewer installation for the eastbound lane of 125th Avenue has been completed from the east end of the project to Flanders Street and from Cloud Drive to Xylite Street. Concrete curb & gutter median was placed from Radisson Road to Cloud Drive. Crews continue removing unsuitable roadway material from the eastbound lane from Xylite Street. For the week of September 26th, storm sewer installation will continue to work from Xylite Street to Flanders Street. Unsuitable roadway material removal will also continue towards Flanders Street. A 6-inch high pressure steel gas line, will be placed on the south side of 125th Avenue from Radisson Road to Cloud Drive..
The roadway is fully open to the traveling public. Turf establishment crews were delayed upon starting work this past week, but now have arrived and will continue to be on site during the week of September 26th to continue with grass seed and erosion blanket installation.
On Wednesday, September 21st, Anoka County was notified that the current low bid was rejected by Mn/DOT’s Civil Rights office. After this notification, the Contractor has 5 working days to request an administrative reconsideration. Anoka County is not aware at the time this weekly update was posted if such request was submitted.
-Tree removal took place on the east side of Foley Boulevard from Egret Boulevard to Northdale Boulevard. Temporary roadway widening construction continued this past week on the east side of Foley Boulevard from 110th Lane to 112th Avenue. Asphalt paving for the temporary widening area is scheduled to be placed on Tuesday, September 27th. Traffic is tentatively scheduled to be switched to the eastern portion of Foley Boulevard on Friday, September 30th.
Eveleth Street Construction from 134th Avenue to Bunker Lake Boulevard in the City of Ham Lake (City of Ham Lake Project. See City of Ham Lake website for more details) Update –
Work impacting Bunker Lake Boulevard has been rescheduled to begin on Monday, September 26th as crews will begin with various removal items. Traffic will be reduced to single lanes for both east and westbound traffic from T.H. 65 to Isanti Street.
University Avenue (CSAH 51) from 105th Avenue to 109th Avenue (CSAH 12) in the Cities of Blaine and Coon Rapids
- Turf restoration remains to be completed.
Constance Blvd NE (CR 60) from East Lake Netta Drive to Lexington Ave (CSAH 17) in the City of Ham Lake Update
- The existing roadbed was reclaimed (ground) this past week. Asphalt crews are scheduled to place the first layer of asphalt on Saturday, September 24th. The replacement of the culvert pipe at Tippecanoe Street will take place on September 26th. A three-day road closure will be required, at Tippecanoe, while the culvert replacement is taking place. Residents who live on Tippecanoe Street “north” will be able to enter and exit on Constance Boulevard, west of Tippecanoe Street. Those who live on Tippecanoe “south” will enter and exit on Constance Boulevard east of Tippecanoe Street. No through traffic will be allowed during the closure. Roadway shoulder work and concrete curb installation is scheduled to take place after the road closure is lifted.
Gopher Drive (CSAH 26) from 237th Ave NE (CSAH 24) to Durant St NE (CR 15) in the City of East Bethel Update
- Asphalt paving crews have completed the second and final layer of asphalt this past week. For the week of September 26th, crews will be placing gravel along the roadway edge. Once this is completed, the final roadway striping will be placed.
Upcoming Overlay Projects
Armstrong Blvd NW (CSAH 83) from 150th Lane NW to 173rd Avenue NW in the City of Ramsey
Re-scheduled to begin October 3rd
Completed Overlay Projects Old Central Ave (CSAH 35) from Rice Creek Rd NE (CSAH 6) to 69th Ave NE in the City of Fridley
Hodgson Rd / North Rd (CSAH 49) from the Rice Creek Bridge to Lakeview Drive in the Cities of Circle Pines and Lino Lakes
Birch Street (CSAH 34) Westbound By-Pass Construction near Old Birch Street (South) in the City of Lino Lakes
109th Ave NE (CSAH 12) from Radisson Rd NE (CSAH 52) to Flanders Ct NE in the City of Blaine
Bunker Lake Blvd NW (CSAH 116) from Ramsey Blvd to Basalt St NW in the City of Ramsey
Crooked Lake Blvd NW (CSAH 18) from Coon Rapids Blvd NW (CSAH 1) to the RR Tracks in the City of Coon Rapids
4th Ave N (CSAH 31 / 131) from Main St NW (CSAH 14) to the Hospital and Grant St (CSAH 31) from 4th Ave (CSAH 31) to 7th Ave in the City of Anoka