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Jun282019

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

  • 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
  • Asphalt paving was cancelled and has not been rescheduled yet

8th Ave N

  • Amended poor soils
  • Finished utility work

9th Ave N

  • Finished utility work

3rd St N

  • Hydrant installation 8th Ave N and 5th Ave N

WORK ANTICIPATED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK

5th Ave N

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

7th Ave N

  • Finish water work
  • Finish grading in preparation for placement of first lift of asphalt

8th Ave N

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

9th Ave N

  • Amend poor soils between 3rd St N and the alley-NOTE exit and entrance on 9th Ave N will be off of Washington Ave today 6-28-19
  • Begin bringing in subbase and grading in preparation for placement of the first lift of asphalt

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 30, 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

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

North Loop Pedestrian Improvements Updates

The Contractor will be holding off on opening any new intersections until after the 4th of July weekend

WORK THIS PAST WEEK

2nd St N NW Corner

  • 2nd Ave N – finish sidewalk and place asphalt
  • 3rd Ave N – nothing
  • 4th Ave N – all but a few panels, ped ramp, finish 1sy ½ of driveway, base and bituminous
  • 5th Ave N – sidewalk, ped ramp, finish 1st ½ of driveway, base and bituminous
  • 7th Ave N – ped ramp, base and bituminous
  • 8th Ave N – removed pole and foundation, installed curb and bituminous, some sidewalk

WORK ANTICIPATED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK

No work is anticipated for the week of July 1.

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:  July 10, 7:30am - 8:30am

Location:  Corner Coffee 514 N 3rd St #102

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

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

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