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Sep262019

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

  • Driveways are 90% complete
  • Sidewalks are 95% complete
  • Placed the 3rd lift of asphalt today
  • All lighting foundations installed

7th Ave N

  • Placed curb on the north side of Washington
  • Completed driveways
  • Sidewalk 90% complete

8th Ave N

  • Placed curb on the north side of Washington
  • Started asphalt paving on the north side of Washington
  • Finished placing driveways
  • Finished installing concrete parking bays
  • Placed 1st and 2nd lift of asphalt

9th Ave N

  • Finished placing driveways
  • Started asphalt paving on the north side of Washington
  • Finished installing concrete parking bay
  • Placed 1st and 2nd lift of asphalt

3rd St N

  • Completed power pole relocation
  • Sidewalk installation 50% complete
  • Placed 2nd lift of asphalt from 5th Ave N to 6th Ave N

WORK ANTICIPATED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK

5th Ave N

  • Finish driveway placement
  • Continue sidewalk placement

7th Ave N

  • Continue work on the north side of Washington-sidewalk

8th Ave N

  • Continue work on the north side of Washington-sidewalk and pedestrian ramp
  • Start installing brick pavers between Washington and the decorative rail, access will be to and from 3rd St N

9th Ave N

  • Continue placing driveways
  • Continue placing sidewalks
  • Finish placing parking bay
  • Continue work on the north side of Washington-sidewalk and pedestrian ramp
  • Start installing brick pavers between Washington and the decorative rail, access will be to and from 3rd St N

3rd St N

  • Continue sidewalk installation on both sides
  • Start driveway installation
  • Begin installation of parking bays
  • Place concrete intersections at 8th and 9th Aves N once bricks are placed between Washington and decorative rail. Once the concrete intersections are in place all properties on 8th and 9th will need to be accessed from Washington Ave

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

 * North Loop Pedestrian Improvements Updates *

WORK THIS PAST WEEK

 1st St N

  • NW corner 4th Ave SE - installed curb and part of the landing

 2nd St N

  • North side of 2nd at 10th Ave N-Poured missing panels
  • SE corner of 5th Ave N - Finished storm sewer, installed curb and landing
  • SW corner 3rd Ave N – Continued storm sewer work
  • SE corner 1st Ave – Installed curb and landing

WORK FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK AND INTO NEXT WEEK

 The concrete crews will be following the sewer crews work over the next week includes:

 1st St N

  • 4th Ave SE and NW corner- Finish NW corner, start storm work on SE corner

 2nd St N

  • 1st Ave N – Currently there are issues getting into any of these corners, do to existing construction.
  • 3rd Ave N – SW corner – Continuing sewer work, curb and asphalt, remove existing signal foundation, pour new foundation
  • 5th Ave N – SE corner pour curb
  • 8th Ave N South side and NE Corner – Possibly start sewer work

Other

  • All signal installation will start mid-October
  • Remaining concrete work will continue through September, possibly into October

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

Miscellaneous

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.

Date/Time:  October 2, 7:30 am to 8:30 am

Location:   Corner Coffee 514 N 3rd St #102

Contact Stephanie Malmberg (612-673-3365) or John Benjamin (651-443-1096) with any construction related questions or concerns.

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