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 October 20, 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

– Minor concrete flatwork was completed this past week on the south end of the pedestrian tunnel.  Turf restoration and street light installation continued this past week and will continue through the week of October 23rd.  Street light installation pertains only for that portion of the project that lies in the City of Andover.   
   
  
Foley Blvd (CSAH 11) from Egret Blvd to Northdale Blvd (CSAH 12) in the City of Coon Rapids 

UPDATE

This past week, the existing pavement at the intersection of Northdale and Foley Boulevard was removed and replaced with two layers of asphalt.  The final layer of asphalt was placed on both north and southbound Foley Boulevard from Egret Boulevard to 113th Avenue.  Curb & gutter placement was also placed at various locations on the north end of the project.  For the week of October 23rd, concrete sidewalk and island concrete curb & gutter are tentatively scheduled to be placed at the Northdale & Foley Boulevard intersection.  Work is also scheduled to begin on the right turn lane extension on eastbound Egret Boulevard, at Foley Boulevard.  Looking further ahead for the week of October 30th, the final layer of asphalt is scheduled to be placed on the remaining portion of the project along with the traffic signal system installation at Northdale and Foley Boulevard. 
   
   

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

UPDATE

The installation of the new signal system has been completed.  Crews continue to wait on Excel Energy to provide power to the new signal system.  Once this has been completed, the old system can be removed and all remaining concrete flatwork will be completed. 
    
    

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

–  Concrete crews continued with concrete flatwork in island areas.  They also placed sidewalk along the westbound Main Street boulevard.  Topsoil was placed in yard and boulevard areas along the eastbound lanes.  Street lighting installation also continued to progress along the westbound boulevard. 

NIGHT WORK NOTIFICATION -

 Crews are scheduled to begin removing the top two inches of asphalt along the entire project corridor, beginning the evening of October 22nd.  This removal is expected to take two to three nights to complete.  Asphalt paving, replacing the removed asphalt layer, will also take place the night of October 23.  The night work is scheduled to be completed by the morning of Friday, October 27th. For daytime work during the week of October 23rd, crews will be adjusting gate valve and manhole castings prior to the final lift of asphalt being placed.  Traffic signal installation will continue at the intersection of East Main Street and 9th Avenue.



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


UPDATE

Concrete aprons and sidewalk were placed this past week.  Crews removed the top three inches of asphalt from Labelle Park to Reservoir Boulevard.  New asphalt paving was placed from Central Avenue to Labelle Park.  Paving crews are scheduled to place the final layer of asphalt from Central Avenue to Reservoir Boulevard on Tuesday, October 24th.
  
   
125th Avenue (CSAH 14) Reconstruction from Radisson Road (CSAH 52) to Harpers Street NE in the City of Blaine 

UPDATE

– All required remaining work has been completed for this project.
  

  

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 at https://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–  Crosswalk and stop-bar markings have been rescheduled for installation for the week of October 23rd.  All other required work has been completed.

 


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– Placement of the second layer of asphalt layers was completed this past week, along with placement of gravel along the roadway shoulder.  Crews will be placing permanent roadway striping and installing mailbox post during the week of October 16th.


County State Aid Highway 2 (Main Street NE) from 40th Avenue NE to 44th Avenue NW in the Cities of Columbia Heights and Fridley
UPDATE

 

This past week, crews removed the top two inches of asphalt from the roadway.  Replacement with a new, 2-inch asphalt overlay is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, October 24th.


   

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 have completed a portion of ditch slope areas that were steeper than desired.  This work will continue through the month of October, as county crews are available. 





Completed Overlay Projects

 

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 project is completed


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