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May172019

North Loop Paving Update

Editor's note - This is an ongoing series of updates as the North Loop Reconstruction and Pedestrian Improvements project.

North Loop Reconstruction & Pedestrian Improvements

The North Loop Reconstruction & Pedestrian Improvements Project consists of two separate projects:

  1. A full street reconstruction along 3rd St N between 10th Ave N and 5th Ave N
  2. A pedestrian improvement project generally bounded by 10th Ave N on the north, 1st Ave on the south, West River Parkway on the east, and 4th St N on the west

North Loop Reconstruction Updates

WORK THIS PAST WEEK

Full depth pavement removals on 5th Ave N between 4th St N and 5th St N5th Ave N

  • Finished salvaging brick pavers on 5th Ave N
  • Finished full depth pavement removals on 5th Ave N.  Local access allowed, once CenterPoint’s work begins, 5th Ave N may become a one-way. More to come.
  • CenterPoint Energy is currently at the intersection of Washington Ave and 5th Ave N and working towards 4th St N

7th Ave N

  • Began full depth pavement removals between Washington and 4th Ave N, tentatively planning on starting on 4th St N and working towards Washington (skipping 3th St N). As crews progress with pavement removals they will build a gravel access road. 
  • Preparing for next week's utility work

WORK ANTICIPATED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK

5th Ave N

  • CenterPoint Energy 6” gas line installation

7th Ave N

  • Begin utility work on 7th Ave N on Monday May 20th
  • Water – there may be some short term, shut offs, the water department will give 48 hours’ notice to impacted businesses, 24 hours’ notice to impacted residences
  • Sewer
  • Gas
  • Electric

MISCELLANEOUS

8th Ave N – Tentatively planning to begin work at this location right after Memorial Day

  • Begin salvaging brick pavers on 5-28-19
  • Followed by full depth removals

Stakeholder Meeting -These meetings are informal, held biweekly and intended to offer residents and businesses located on the project site an opportunity to get construction updates, ask construction and access related questions.

Date/Time:         May 29th, 7:30 am to 8:30 am

Location:            Corner Coffee 514 N 3rd St #102, Minneapolis MN 55401

As always, feel free to John Benjamin (651-443-1096) or myself (612-673-3365) with any construction related questions or concerns.

For more information on this project, visit the project website.

North Loop Pedestrian Improvements Updates

This project is tentatively scheduled to start on June 17, 2019. More to come.

For more information on this project, visit the project website.

Contact Information

Project Manager:

Stephanie Malmberg, stephanie.malmberg@minneapolismn.gov, 612-673-3365

Chief Field Inspector:

John Benjamin, john.benjamin@minneapolismn.gov, 651-443-1096

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