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Jun212019

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

North Loop Reconstruction Updates

WORK THIS PAST WEEK

5th Ave N

  • CenterPoint will complete the removals of old gas line
  • Started water work at 3rd St N and 5th Ave

7th Ave N

  • Removed street lights and foundations
  • CenterPoint Energy completed the removals of old gas line
  • Finished amending the soils between 3rd St N and 4th St N

8th Ave N

  • Continued utility work

9th Ave N

  • Continued utility work

3rd St N

  • Started the water work between 10th and 8th Aves N
  • CenterPoint will begin work at 3rd St N and 10th Ave N on June 20

WORK ANTICIPATED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK

5th Ave N

  • Continuing water work at 5th and 3rd St N

7th Ave N

  • Continue grading in preparation for placement of the first lift of asphalt
  • Set up string line for asphalt paving
  • Paving from Washington Ave to 4th St N is tentatively scheduled for Thursday 6-27, there may be times where access into and out of your property or business will be difficult.

8th Ave N

  • Amend poor soils
  • Begin bringing in subbase and grading in preparation for placement of the first lift of asphalt
  • May place the first lift of asphalt at Washington Ave intersection  

9th Ave N

  • Finish utility work
  • Amend poor soils between 3rd St N and the alley
  • Begin bringing in subbase and grading in preparation for placement of the first lift of asphalt
  • May place the first lift of asphalt at Washington Ave intersection

3rd St N

  • Isolated removals for water work only between 8th Ave N and 5th Ave N, there will be a temporary water shut off on the night on Sunday June 23, 2019. If your property is effected, a notice will be placed on the door of your property in 48 hours’ in advance for impacted businesses, 24 hours’ in advance to impacted residences
  • 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 – saw, removals, CB, install curb & landing, ped ramps and some sidewalk and concrete base
  • 3rd Ave N – saw
  • 4th Ave N – saw, removals, install curb and part of the driveway
  • 5th Ave N – saw, removals, install curb, pedestrian ramps and ½ of the driveway
  • 7th Ave N - saw, removals, install curb and sidewalk
  • 8th Ave N – saw, removals, install curb, install CB, some sidewalk and concrete base

WORK ANTICIPATED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK

2nd St N NW Corner

  • 2nd Ave N – finish sidewalk and place asphalt
  • 3rd Ave N – removals, place curb, ped ramp, sidewalk, base and bituminous
  • 4th Ave N – sidewalk, ped ramp, finish driveway, base and bituminous
  • 5th Ave N – sidewalk, ped ramp, finish driveway, base and bituminous
  • 7th Ave N – ped ramp, base and bituminous
  • 8th Ave N – finish sidewalk, ped ramp, bituminous

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

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

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