Coon Rapids Boulevard Reconstruction Project 18-13 – Reconstruction of Coon Rapids Boulevard from Egret Boulevard to the East River Road/Coon Rapids Boulevard Split
Coon Rapids Boulevard is an Anoka County Highway Department owned and maintained roadway, however this reconstruction project is being led by the City of Coon Rapids. Please direct all questions and concerns regarding this construction project to the City of Coon Rapids Project Manager and City Engineer, Mark Hansen. Mark can be reached at 763-767-6465. The Contractor for this project is S.M. Hentges & Sons, Inc. The Contractor's main contact is Joe Miller.
The Contractor is planning to pave Egret Boulevard on Saturday, June 6. After paving, Egret Boulevard will be opened back up to traffic by late Saturday. Avocet Street/Zilla Street is expected to remain closed to traffic all next week as the Contractor places the base layer of asphalt pavement on the new streets within the Port Riverwalk 1st Addition development.
Work will continue in the southbound Coon Rapids Boulevard direction, which includes placement of class 5 gravel for the new trail section. Grading will continue for new curb and the widened pavement sections in the Northbound Coon Rapids Boulevard direction all next week.
Bridge rehabilitation work in both the north and southbound directions of Coon Rapids Boulevard over the BNSF railroad tracks and East River Road will continue, which includes installation of new concrete bridge approach panels.