Construction Weekly

Welcome to the 2020 Construction Weekly!


The 2020 construction season is underway!   The Construction Weekly is published weekly during the construction season and includes details about current construction projects happening throughout Anoka County.     Please subscribe to email notifications of these updates by using our Notify Me list.

 

Construction Update for the Week Ending September 18, 2020


2020 Construction Projects


CSAH 8 (Osborne Road) from Th 47 to Th 65 in the City of Fridley – This project, commonly referred to as a “road diet”, includes reconfiguring the corridor from a 4-lane section to a 3-lane section with pedestrian enhancements.
UPDATE: Last week the contractor finished removal of all repair items.  Concrete curb & gutter was installed on the south (eastbound) curb line.  This week the contractor will install new drainage structures, curb fill ins, grade the new sidewalk and patch in front of the new curb.  This project is scheduled to be completed by November 19th.  Due to stage construction, expect delays.


CSAH 14 (Main Street/125th Avenue) from Aberdeen Street to CSAH 52 (Radisson Road) in the City of Blaine - This project includes the reconstruction of the existing 4-lane undivided roadway section to include raised concrete median channelization, curb and gutter, associated drainage and ponding improvements, and pedestrian accommodations.
UPDATE – Last week the contractor installed curb & gutter at the stage construction crossovers.  This week the contractor will install bituminous in front of the new curb at the crossovers and pour concrete in the medians, weather permitting.  Final lift of bituminous is scheduled to be installed the week of September 21st.


CSAH 52 (Radisson Road) at Xylite Street in the City of Blaine – This project includes signalization and reconfiguration to accommodate additional width necessary for vehicle traffic. SRF Consulting Group is responsible for delivery. Construction is targeted for Fall 2020.
UPDATE – The contractor plans to start work on September 21st. Radisson Road will be down to one lane at this intersection during the week of September 21st, expect delays.


CSAH 78 (Hanson Boulevard) from CSAH 11 (Northdale Boulevard) to CSAH 14 (Main Street) in the City of Coon Rapids - This project includes the reconstruction of Hanson Boulevard between Northdale Boulevard and Main Street.  The reconstruction will include the installation of raised medians and turn lanes.  It will also incorporate the replacement of the signal system at 121st Avenue.
UPDATE
– Last week curb & gutter was placed in the median at the stage construction crossovers and south of 121st Avenue. Grading crews placed class 5 gravel in the medians and toleranced class 5 adjacent to the new curb in the median. This week the contractor will install concrete median at the crossover locations, patch in front of new curb and profile mill on southbound Hanson at the entrance to Jimmy Johns. The final lift of bituminous is scheduled for the week of September 21st, weather permitting.


CSAH 1 (Coon Rapids Boulevard) - this project is being led by the City of Coon Rapids and is in conjunction with the City of Coon Rapids Redevelopment east of Egret Boulevard to the Coon Rapids Boulevard / East River Road split.
UPDATE – Construction began in March 2020. The construction project is expected to be completed by October 2020.   Please see the City of Coon Rapids website for more information: https://www.coonrapidsmn.gov/CivicSend/ViewMessage/message/110813


Hornsby Street and Hwy 97 in the City of Columbus – this project is a realignment of Hornsby Street north of Highway 97, and includes a new signal system at the intersection.
UPDATE –This project will start up again on September 21st due to utilities being relocated.  


2020 Completed Construction Projects

CSAH 14 (Main Street) from CSAH 9 (Round Lake Boulevard) to Highway 10;
CSAH 9 (Round Lake Boulevard) from CSAH 14 (Main Street) to Highway 10; and 
CSAH 116 (Bunker Lake Boulevard) from CSAH 9 (Round Lake Boulevard) to CSAH 78 (Hanson Boulevard) - This project is a pavement micro-surfacing project where a thin layer of bituminous is constructed over the top of the existing pavement surface to fill in rutting, depressions, irregularities and other pavement surface deformities, in order to improve the smoothness and performance of the roadway longevity. After completion the roadway surfacing, the pavement messages and lines will be repainted.
UPDATE – This project is substantially complete with minor city utilities to uncover.


CSAH 17 (Lexington Avenue) & Woodland Parkway Intersection signalization in the City of Blaine - The purpose of this project is to provide a new signal at CSAH 17 (Lexington Avenue) & Woodland Parkway.
UPDATE – This project is complete.


CSAH 78 (Hanson Boulevard) from Jay Street/139th Avenue to CSAH 18 (Crosstown Boulevard) in the City of Andover - The purpose of this project is to expand CSAH 78 (Hanson Boulevard) between Jay Street/139th Avenue and CSAH 18 (Crosstown Blvd) to a 4-lane divided roadway.   The work in 2020 will encompass the intersection of CSAH 78 (Hanson Boulevard) and CSAH 18 (Crosstown Boulevard).
UPDATE – This project is substantially complete with minor clean-up yet to be done.


CSAH 78 (Hanson Boulevard) Railroad Bridge Overpass Project in the City of Coon Rapids - This project will grade separate CSAH 78 (Hanson Boulevard), an existing four-lane divided roadway, over the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad.
UPDATE –  This project is substantially complete with minor clean-up yet to be done.


2020 County Wide Maintenance and Resurfacing Projects

CSAH 1 (Coon Rapids Boulevard) from 111th Ave NW to 600’ East of CSAH 78 (Hanson Boulevard)
UPDATE – Last week the contractor finished removal and installed new drainage structures. This week the contractor will install new curb at various locations and install new median island noses.

CSAH 14 (Main Street) from Highway 10 to CSAH 18 (Coon Creek Boulevard)
UPDATE – Project has been rescheduled to start in mid-September, weather permitting.  Schedule may vary due to weather but will be done in 2020.



Completed 2020 County Wide Maintenance and Resurfacing Projects

CSAH 9 (Round Lake Boulevard) from Highway 10 to CSAH 116 (Bunker Lake Boulevard)
UPDATE – This project is substantially complete with minor clean-up yet to be done.


CSAH 60 (Constance Boulevard) from Trunk Highway 65 to East Lake Netta Drive
UPDATE – This project is substantially complete with minor clean-up yet to be done.


CR 65 (Baugh Street) from CSAH 22 (Viking Boulevard) to CSAH 5 (Nowthen Boulevard)
UPDATE – This project is substantially complete with minor clean-up yet to be done.


CR 72 (Verdin Street) from North County Line to CR 24 (237th Avenue)
UPDATE – This project is substantially complete with minor clean-up yet to be done.


CSAH 76 (Fawn Lake Boulevard) from CSAH 85 (Typo Creek Drive) to CSAH 36 (Rutgers Street)
UPDATE – This project is substantially complete with minor clean-up yet to be done.