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Aug152019

North Loop Reconstruction & Pedestrian Improvements

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

5th Ave N

  • Placing the first lift of asphalt today between Washington to just past 4th St N

7th Ave N

  • Completed curb placement
  • Placed the second lift of asphalt pavement
  • Completed most of the sidewalk placement
  • Continuing with the driveway placement

8th Ave N

  • Granite curb placed
  • Sidewalk placed at Washington Ave
  • Second lift of asphalt placed at Washington

9th Ave N

  • Sidewalk placed at Washington Ave
  • Second lift of asphalt placed at Washington

3rd St N

  • Completed pavement removals, with the exception of the south sidewalk
  • Finished water work
  • Finishing up the storm and sanitary work
  • Started removing poor soils at 5ht Ave N and working towards 10th Ave N

WORK ANTICIPATED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK

5th Ave N

  • Curb and gutter installation will follow asphalt
  • Driveway placement will start next week
  • East side sidewalk placement will start next week

7th Ave N

  • Complete driveway installation
  • Complete sidewalk installation
  • May place the 3rd lift of asphalt
  • Access at Washington will open Monday 8-19
  • Work will begin work on the north side of Washington Monday 9-19 – the lane closure that is currently on the south side of Washington will shift to the north side of Washington

8th Ave N

  • Grading for walks and driveways
  • Start placing sidewalks
  • Start placing driveways
  • Access at Washington will open Monday 8-19
  • Work will begin work on the north side of Washington Monday 9-19 – the lane closure that is currently on the south side of Washington will shift to the north side of Washington

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

North Loop Pedestrian Improvements Updates

The concrete crews are off site until the end of the month, however the sewer and water crews will be doing intermittent work in the next few weeks.

WORK THIS PAST WEEK

  • 1st St N & 4th Ave – Continuing water work
  • 2nd St N and 3rd Ave N – Continuing sewer work

REMAINING WORK ON THIS PROJECT

1st St N

  • 2nd Ave SE corner
  • 4th Ave SE and NE corner

2nd St N

  • 1st Ave N - All corners
  • 2nd Ave N – NE, SE and SW
  • 3rd Ave N – All, currently the City is working in this intersection, pedestrian ramps will be done after the sewer work is complete
  • 5th Ave N – SE corner
  • 8th Ave N – South side and NE corner
  • 10th Ave N – SE and SW corners

4th St N

  • 10th Ave N – NE corner
  • 7th Ave N – South side

 Other

  • All signal installation will start late in September due to long lead times on materials
  • Remaining concrete work will continue through September

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

Miscellanious

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

Sate/Time: August 21, 7:30 am to 8:30 am
Location:  Corner Coffee 514 N 3rd St #102
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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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