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 September 15, 2017  

    
       
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

– Traffic was switched this past week as eastbound and westbound traffic are now in their respective driving lanes. Lanes will be restricted to a single lane as crews complete boulevard topsoil placement, turf establishment and remaining concrete items. All traffic signals required for the project have been completed and will remain in red flash mode (all way stop) until after the final lift of asphalt is placed. The schedule for the final layer of asphalt is scheduled to begin on Monday, September 25th, weather permitting. It is expected to take three working days to complete the paving operations.
 

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

UPDATE

- Traffic was switched this past week on both Foley Boulevard and Northdale Boulevard. Foley Boulevard traffic is now in their respective lanes from Egret Boulevard 113th Avenue, then merging into the northbound lanes south of Northdale Boulevard. Northdale Boulevard has traffic merged on the westbound lanes, west of Foley Boulevard, then shifting to the eastbound lanes, east of Foley Boulevard. During the week of September 18th, crews will be working on removing the remaining asphalt surfaces on Foley Boulevard and Northdale Boulevard. Once removals are completed, dirt crews will begin constructing the remaining driving lanes. Watermain installation on Foley Boulevard from Northdale to 115th Avenue will also be completed during the upcoming week.
 
 

East River Road (CSAH 1) & Mississippi Street (CSAH 6) Signal Replacement and Modification in the City of Fridley

UPDATE

– Concrete pedestrian ramps and curb replacement on the southbound lanes of East River Road were placed this past week. Asphalt patching, placed along the newly placed curb, was also completed. Southbound East River Road signal bases will be poured during the week of September 18th.
  
  

East Main Street (CSAH 14) Signal Replacement & Roadway Rehabilitation Project, from 7th Avenue (CSAH 7) to Round Lake Boulevard NW (CSAH 9) in the Cities of Anoka and Coon Rapids


UPDATE

– This past week, crews began with concrete curb & gutter removal on the westbound lane, from Wedgewood Drive to 10th Avenue, along with the intersection of Main Street and Round Lake Boulevard. Electrical crews also installed underground conduit from Wedgewood Drive to 9th Avenue. During the week of September 18th, removals will continue from 10th Avenue to 8th Avenue on the westbound lanes. Concrete curb will be placed along the westbound shoulder lanes from 10th Avenue to Wedgewood Drive and in the intersection of Round Lake Boulevard and Main Street. Drivers should expect delays. Construction is scheduled to be completed by October 20th, 2017.
 

40th Avenue (CSAH 2) Storm Sewer & Roadway Rehabilitation Project from Central Avenue (TH 65) to Reservoir Boulevard in the City of Columbia Heights


UPDATE

– Crews have completed the required removals this past week. Work has begun and will continue with watermain relocation, sanitary sewer service relocation and storm sewer installation. The City of Columbia Heights is conducting inspection oversight on this project.


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.


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


UPDATE - 

For more detailed information, please see the MCES project website @www.metrocouncil.org/sewerconstruction/fridleynai9
 
  
  

2017 County-Wide Overlay Program


County State Aid Highway 51 (University Avenue) from 97th Avenue NW to 105th Avenue NE in the Cities of Blaine of Coon Rapids
UPDATE

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Crews completed curb replacement on the outside shoulder of both directions of travel on University Avenue this past week. After completing sidewalk replacement and installing traffic signal detectors during the upcoming week, traffic will be relocated to the outsides lanes while work will begin on the inside lanes of the roadway.  No closures or detours will be required during this project, but with reduced lanes, drivers should expect delays.  This project is scheduled for completion by October 13th.



County Road 60 (Constance Boulevard NW/NE) from County State Aid Highway 18
(Crosstown Boulevard NW) to T.H. 65 (Central Avenue) in the City of Ham Lake

UPDATE

This work will consist of pipe replacement and roadway restoration. On Wednesday, September 13th, the roadway will be closed as crews replace a cross culvert that lies between Old Constance Boulevard and University Avenue. This closure is expected to last for two days. After the pipe replacement is completed, Constance Boulevard will be re-opened. The remaining roadwork will be done under traffic, with no further closures required.

 

County Road 89 (Sugar Bush Road NW) from County State Aid Highway 24 (Norris Lake Road) from CR 70 (223rd Avenue NW) in the City of Nowthen
UPDATE– 

Contract work has been completed. Anoka County maintenance crews will be filling ditch slope areas that are currently steeper than desired. This work will continue through the week of September 18th.





Completed 2017 Overlay Projects

County State Aid Highway 24 (Norris Lake Road) from CR 70 (Jarvis Street NW) to CSAH 5 (Nowthen Boulevard NW) in the City of Nowthen
UPDATE
 

This project is completed



County State Aid Highway 1 (East River Road) from Kimball Street NE to TH 610 in the City of Coon Rapids


UPDATE 

This project 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. 

County State Aid Highway 24 (229th Avenue NW) By-Pass Lane construction from 380 feet west of Arrowhead Street NW to 240 feet east of Arrowhead Street NW in the City of St. Francis
UPDATE –

This project is completed. 

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 –

This project 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 –

This project is completed. 
 

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

This project is completed

 

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

2017 Construction Projects