The project is now open to traffic. All required striping and signing is complete. Electrical crews continue to work on the installation of the roundabout lighting fixtures. Fence installation in front of the High School was delayed this past week, but is scheduled to be completed during the week of October 24th.
Signalization installation at the intersection of Viking Boulevard (CSAH 22) and Lake George Blvd (CSAH 9) in the City of Oak Grove
Update – Dirt crews continue shaping the proposed roadway on northbound Lake George Boulevard (CSAH 9) and westbound Viking Boulevard (CSAH 22). Work on the signal system continues as crews have installed loop detectors and steel conduit. Signal crews are tentatively scheduling to begin installing the signal post and mast arms during the week of October 24th. Asphalt paving for the current Stage 2 construction is also scheduled for later in the week.
Signal crews continue with the signal installation at both Cloud Drive and Harpers Street. Asphalt paving on the eastbound lane of 125th Avenue was completed this past week, as the three required asphalt layers were placed. During the week of October 24th, concrete crews will complete pouring concrete in the median area. Dirt crews will continue with bike path construction and placing topsoil in slope areas. On Friday, October 28th, eastbound traffic is scheduled to be placed on the new eastbound lane. Work will begin on that portion of the project from Radisson Road to 800 feet east once this traffic switch is completed.
- Traffic has now been switched to the eastern portion of Foley Boulevard from Egret Boulevard to 113th Avenue. During the week of October 24th, crews will be removing existing watermain, followed by new watermain installation. Work will begin at Egret Boulevard and progress north.
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 –
Required asphalt paving for the newly constructed turn lane was completed this past week. During the week of October 24th, concrete placement in the median area will be completed on Tuesday the 25th. Asphalt crews will be paving the final layer of asphalt on Eveleth Street during the upcoming week.
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. The Contractor has decided not to pursue the administrative reconsideration. Anoka County is now waiting for direction from the Department of Transportation as Anoka County has requested to reject the current bids for the project, and re-advertise the project for 2017 construction.
Constance Blvd NE (CR 60) from East Lake Netta Drive to Lexington Ave (CSAH 17) in the City of Ham Lake Update
- The second and final layer of asphalt was placed on Friday, October 21st. During the week of October 24th, crews will place permanent roadway striping, restore turf restoration areas and installing new mail box posts.
Armstrong Blvd NW (CSAH 83) from 150th Lane NW to 173rd Avenue NW in the City of Ramsey
Crews have completed paving the first of two asphalt layers on that portion of Armstrong Boulevard, south of 163rd Lane, as well as required concrete curb & gutter installation. During the week of October 24th, the second layer of asphalt will be placed in this same area. Following shortly thereafter, asphalt paving for private entrances will be paved, along with permanent roadway striping and mailbox installation.
Completed Overlay Projects Gopher Drive (CSAH 26) from 237th Ave NE (CSAH 24) to Durant St NE (CR 15) in the City of East Bethel
University Avenue (CSAH 51) from 105th Avenue to 109th Avenue (CSAH 12) in the Cities of Blaine and Coon Rapids
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