Street Reconstruction Update

2016 Park Redevelopment Projects (Project 15-20)

Woodcrest – Work at Woodcrest is substantially complete, with the exception of the restroom structure which is anticipated to be installed in September. Minor turf restoration still remains on site and will be completed over the next few weeks as temperatures become more favorable. Work on the disc golf course will begin to ramp up now that the wetland delineation work is complete and approved; it is anticipated to be completed this fall.

Mason – Work at Mason is substantially complete, with the exception of the playground structure which has been scheduled for installation the week of August 15th. Minor turf restoration still remains on site and will be completed over the next few weeks as temperatures become more favorable.

Delta – All concrete and trail work is now complete on the project. Additional landscaping work will be installed over the next couple of weeks in the pavilion area. Site grading and trail backfilling is also complete, and turf restoration will be completed over the next few weeks as temperatures become more favorable. The playground structure will be installed the week of August 15th.

Pheasant Ridge – Work at Pheasant Ridge is substantially complete. Minor turf restoration still remains on site and will be completed over the next few weeks as temperatures become more favorable. The playground structure will be installed next week.

85th Avenue Trail Construction (Project 14-27)

The City has requested ancillary widening of the new trail as it approaches the railroad tracks to reduce the sharp trail curvature, and to create additional buffer space where the trail is located behind the curb & gutter. This work is anticipated to occur within the next few weeks.

Re-grading of the ditch between 85th Avenue and the new trail is also required. The City is working with the Contractor to obtain a schedule for these items. 

Northdale Boulevard/Redwood Street Signalization (Project 15-15)

This project is substantially complete with the exception of minor seeding activities and final punch list items to be addressed over the next few weeks.

MSA Street Reconstruction (Project 16-1 – Evergreen Boulevard Area)

The Contractor for this project is Park Construction Company. The Contractor's 24-hour emergency contact is Scott Jandrey at 701-389-7390. Jon Halter with Hakanson Anderson is the City’s full-time project inspector, and can be contacted any time to respond to specific questions or concerns. Jon can be reached at 612-282-0725.

The Contractor is currently reclaiming the remaining portion of Evergreen Boulevard from 87th Lane to 85th Avenue. Concrete removals on the south end of the project are planned for next week. Remaining concrete work along 90th Avenue, as well as the driveways on the north end of Evergreen Boulevard, should be wrapped up by next week. Curb & gutter replacement from 90th Avenue to 93rd Avenue is scheduled next week as well, and work will continue on the permanent watermain installations from 90th Avenue to 87th Lane. 

MSA Street Reconstruction (Project 16-2 – Mississippi Boulevard Area)

The Contractor for this project is Forest Lake Contracting, Inc. The Contractor's 24-hour emergency contact is Tim Matteson at 651-248-4708. Ron Sample is the City's full-time project inspector, and can be contacted any time to respond to specific questions or concerns. Ron can be reached at 763-257-3874.

Final topsoil and seed restorations are scheduled for the phase 2 project area next week (segment from Coon Rapids Boulevard to 109th Lane). Remaining concrete work in this area is planned to be wrapped up on Saturday, August 6th. The final lift of pavement is scheduled for installation from Coon Rapids Boulevard to 111th Avenue on Friday, August 12th, and the permanent signing and striping is planned for early Monday, August 15th. Once the permanent signing and striping is in place, the detour will be removed.

Permanent watermain installations from 109th Lane to Direct River Drive will continue to take place throughout next week.

Property owners are advised to remove landscaping encroachments that currently exist in the public right of way in order to avoid damage from watermain and service installations. Residential property lines measure to 15 feet from the back of curb. The City's contractor will not be responsible for replacing these items if damaged. Residents should note the location of their water service shut off (marked with a blue flag and paint).

The Contractor will require an area of 17 feet (measured from back of curb) to 10 feet (5-feet either side of the service) for excavation to replace these water service shut offs. If property owners have any questions regarding removals for water service replacements, they should contact the City Inspector, Ron Sample, at 763-257-3874 for more information.

MSA Street Reconstruction (Project 16-3 – Mississippi Drive Area; Segments of Crooked Lake Boulevard/128th Avenue)

The Contractor for this project is C.S. McCrossan Construction, Inc. The Contractor's 24-hour emergency contact is Wayne Fluharty at 612-919-3018. Zach Pfieffer is the City's full-time project inspector, and can be contacted any time to respond to specific questions or concerns. Zach can be reached at 612-710-8243.

Work on the perforated pipe replacement along Mississippi Drive will continue throughout next week.

Topsoil and seed restorations will take place next week along Crooked Lake Boulevard and 128th Avenue. Grading for the new sidewalk on the south and west side of Crooked Lake Boulevard should be complete next week, and it is anticipated that all concrete work in the area will be wrapped up next week as well. 

MSA Street Reconstruction (Project 16-4 – Segments of Xeon Street, 113th Avenue/Dogwood Street/115th Avenue, and Egret Boulevard)

The Contractor for this project is North Valley, Inc. The Contractor's 24-hour emergency contact is Stewart Packer at 763-286-7341. Jason Huebscher is the City's full-time project inspector, and can be contacted any time to respond to specific questions or concerns. Jason can be reached at 612-709-2704.

The final lift of asphalt on Xeon Street has been rescheduled for placement next week. Permanent striping will then take place after the final layer of asphalt is installed.

Concrete flatwork and curb & gutter is scheduled for Dogwood Street next week, and additional restoration work around Northdale Middle School will also take place.

Utility work on Egret Boulevard from Kumquat Street to University Avenue has been rescheduled to begin next week. This work will include water shut offs between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Residents should look for pink tags placed on their front door notifying them of water shut offs. Residents should receive notice of scheduled water outages 24 hours in advance of the shut off.

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