Construction Weekly

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 is posted at the bottom of this page.
     
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Update for July 21, 2017  
  


125th Avenue (CSAH 14) Reconstruction from Radisson Road (CSAH 52) to Harpers Street NE in the City of Blaine 

UPDATE

– Paving that was completed recently is not up to County or public expectations. Anoka County is working to resolve this issue with the paving contractor.
    
      
Bunker Lake Boulevard (CSAH 116) from Crane Street NW to 500 feet east of Van Buren Street NE in the Cities of Andover and Ham Lake 

UPDATE

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TRAFFIC CONTROL CHANGE - On Monday, June 12th, the closure on Bunker Lake Boulevard was extended from Prairie Road NW to Crane Street NW. Bunker Lake Boulevard is now closed to through traffic from Crane Street NW to directly west of Goldenrod Street NW. County Parkway “A”, directly across from Sycamore Street NW is also be closed to thru traffic. Emergency vehicles will be allowed access from all locations on the project during this construction phase. Goldenrod Street is open at Bunker Lake Boulevard. Access to Anoka County Farms, Copart and the Bunker Hills Activity Center will continue to arrive from the east of those entrances.   
  
CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE - Traffic was relocated this past week to the new eastbound Bunker Lake Boulevard lanes from Goldenrod Street NW to the eastern project limits, near Able Street NE. With this traffic switch, Butternut Street NW will be closed as crews begin with the next phase of construction on the westbound lanes. Dirt crews have begun reclaiming the existing asphalt that remains on the westbound lanes from the Copart entrance to the eastern project limits. Dirt crews are also placing class 5 gravel base on both east and westbound lanes of Bunker Lake Boulevard from 300 feet east of Prairie Road to the railroad tracks. Concrete curb & gutter has been placed on both directional lanes from Crane Street NW to 100 feet east of the rail road tracks. Curb & gutter placement will continue during the week of July 24th, from east of the rail road tracks to Prairie Road. Concrete median placement has also begun and will continue at various locations during the upcoming week. Retaining wall construction continues, as three walls remain to be completed. Wood plank installation is scheduled to be completed during the week of July 24th, which will be followed by painters, applying stain to the wood surface. Storm sewer crews will begin installing the remaining storm sewer on the westbound lanes from 500 feet west of Jefferson Street NE to the eastern project limits during the upcoming week. Traffic Signal work continues at Sycamore Street NW, Prairie Road and at Jefferson Street. 
 

Foley Blvd (CSAH 11) from Egret Blvd to Northdale Blvd (CSAH 12) in the City of Coon Rapids 

Update -

Concrete curb & gutter was placed this past week on the northbound lanes of Foley Boulevard between Egret Boulevard and 112th Lane. Replacement concrete in private driveways was also placed this past week. Dirt crews will tolerance and compact the gravel base from Egret Boulevard to 112th Lane in preparation for asphalt paving, scheduled for later in the week of July 24th. Storm sewer crews will begin work on Northdale Boulevard, primarily east of Foley Boulevard.


 


  
  

Projects by other Agencies


 

Metropolitan Council NAI Phase 9 Interceptor Project along East River Road (CSAH 1) near 44th Avenue in the City of Fridley

UPDATE -

Fusing of the temporary conveyance lines has begun. Bike trail closures are scheduled to begin on July 31st, near the water treatment plant facility. Utilities continue to relocate as needed. For more detailed information, please see the MCES project website @ www.metrocouncil.org/sewerconstruction/fridleynai9 .

 

MN/DOT Scheduled Bridge/Road Closure on 4th Avenue (CSAH 31) in the City of Anoka

UPDATE

– The S pier upper infill wall has been completed. The concrete will cure over the weekend and the bridge will be opened to all traffic (load restrictions will be removed) approximately 10am on Monday 7/24/2017. Some work will continue underneath the bridge so daily lane closures on TH 10 including the on ramp form Ferry to EB TH 10 will be needed. 
 
 

City of Anoka Project - East Main Street (CSAH 14) Utility Replacement/Installation Project from 7th Avenue (CSAH 7) to Wedgewood Drive NW in the City of Anoka


UPDATE

– This project, led by the City of Anoka, will consist of various sanitary sewer installation and watermain installation. Traffic has been shifted to the eastbound lanes as sanitary force main installation has begun on the north side of the roadway. This is expected to be completed during the week of July 24th. Utility relocation will begin once the force main work is completed. This utility work will be for the benefit of the County’s upcoming project.
 
 

2017 County-Wide Overlay Program


   

County State Aid Highway 132 (85th Avenue NW) from CSAH 1 (East River Road) to 250’ west of Cottonwood St in the Cities of Coon Rapids and Fridley
UPDATE

Crews will begin grinding the existing road asphalt into a gravel condition and also begin with various removals during the week of July 24th. No detour is scheduled for the project, but drivers should expect minor delays.


  
 
County State Aid Highway 24 (229th Avenue NW) Bypass Lane at Arrowhead St NW in the City of St. Francis
UPDATE –

This past week, crews have begun and completed placing granular fill material in the new by-pass lane location. During the week of July 24th, both layers of two-inch asphalt will be placed. Gravel shouldering will follow thereafter.


 
 
County State Aid Highway 24 (237th Avenue NE) from CSAH 13/CR 73 (University Avenue Extension) to TH 65 (Central Avenue NE) in the Cities of Bethel and East Bethel
UPDATE –

The final layer of asphalt will be placed during the week of July 24th. Placement of gravel along the should will follow, after paving is completed.


 

County Road 72 (Rum River Boulevard NW) from Rum River Park North Park Entrance to 300 feet south of 235th Avenue NW in the City of St. Francis
UPDATE –

The final layer of asphalt will be placed during the week of July 24th. Placement of gravel along the should will follow, after paving is completed.

 


 
 
 
County Road 15 (East Bethel Blvd) from CSAH 22 (Viking Blvd NE) to County Road 74 (213th Ave NE) in the City of East Bethel
UPDATE – 

This project is completed.

 

County State Aid Highway 26 (229th Avenue) from 550 feet west of CR 15 (Durant Street) to CSAH 85 (Typo Creek Drive NE) in Linwood Township
UPDATE –

This project is completed.


 

County State Aid Highway 78 (Hanson Boulevard) Left Turn Lane Modifications at the intersection of Station Parkway NW in the City of Andover


UPDATE

This project is completed. 


  

County Road 158 (165th Avenue NW) from CSAH 7 (165th Avenue NW) to County Road 58 (Valley Drive NW) in the City of Andover
UPDATE

This project is completed.

County Road 58 (181st Avenue NW) from CSAH 78 (Flamingo Street NW) to Palm Street NW/Cedar Drive in the Cities of Andover and Oak Grove

UPDATE

This project is completed.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
A map of the 2017 Construction Projects can be found here: 

 

2017 Construction Projects