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Jun142019

North Loop Reconstruction & Pedestrian Improvements 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

7th Avenue N Construction

North Loop Reconstruction Updates

WORK THIS PAST WEEK

5th Ave N

  • CenterPoint installed a new regulator system at 2nd St N and 5th Ave N

7th Ave N

  • Completed soil corrections between 3rd St N and 4th St N
  • CenterPoint Energy began replacement of 4” plastic

8th Ave N

  • Temporary lighting set up
  • Completed utility work

9th Ave N

  • Temporary lighting set up
  • Began utility work
    • Continue with sanitary sewer MH reconstructs
    • Start storm sewer work

3rd St N

  • Began salvaging brick pavers at locations where water work will begin next week.
  • There will be parking restrictions on 3rd St N to accommodate the water work and to maintain two way traffic.

WORK ANTICIPATED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK

5th Ave N

  • CenterPoint will begin removals of old gas main starting at 5th St N and 5th Ave N and work towards 2nd St N
  • Utility work may begin at 5th Ave N and 4th St N

7th Ave N

  • Begin bringing in subbase and grading in preparation for placement of the first lift of asphalt
  • Remove street lights and foundations
  • CenterPoint Energy to finish the replacement of 4” plastic and begin removal of old conduit

8th Ave N

  • Begin bringing in subbase and grading in preparation for placement of the first lift of asphalt

9th Ave N

  • Begin bringing in subbase and grading in preparation for placement of the first lift of asphalt
  • Finish utility work
    • Storm sewer
    • Sanitary sewer

3rd St N

  • Isolated water work will begin the week of June 17, there will be a temporary water shut off on the night on June 17, 2019. If your property is effected, a blue notice will be placed on the door of your property in 48 hours’ in advance for impacted businesses, 24 hours’ in advance to impacted
  • There will be parking restrictions on 3rd St N to accommodate the water work and to maintain two way traffic.

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

North Loop Pedestrian Improvements Updates

WORK THIS PAST WEEK

2nd St N NW Corner

  • 2nd Ave N – Sawing, pavement removals and utility work
  • 3rd Ave N – Saw
  • 4th Ave N– Saw
  • 5th Ave N– Saw
  • 7th Ave N– Saw
  • 8th Ave N – Sawing, pavement removals and utility work

WORK ANTICIPATED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK

2nd St N NW Corner

  • 2nd Ave N – Paving 6-14
  • 3rd Ave N – Remove, utility work
  • 4th Ave N – Remove, utility work
  • 5th Ave N – Remove, utility work
  • 7th Ave N – Remove, utility work
  • 8th Ave N – Paving 6-14

2nd St N NE Corner

  • 1st Ave N – Saw, remove and utility work

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:  June 26, 7:30 am to 8:30 am

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

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

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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