Construction Weekly

Welcome to the 2019 Construction Weekly!


Another construction season is well underway!   The Construction Weekly is published weekly, usually on Fridays, during the construction season, and includes details about current construction projects happening throughout Anoka County.    You can subscribe to email notification of these updates by using our Notify Me list.

 

Construction Update for The Week of August 16, 2019


Hanson Boulevard (CSAH 78) Railroad Bridge Overpass Project in the City of Coon Rapids
UPDATE – Hanson Boulevard, from 106th Avenue to 108th Lane, was closed to through traffic on March 4th.  This will remain closed until October of 2019. The north abutment of the railroad bridge is now completed.  Bridge crews continue work on the south abutment, with various concrete pours and re-bar installation.  Work on the 108th Avenue bridge consisted of pouring concrete in the southwest corner of the footing.  A concrete pour is scheduled for the footing in the northwest corner during the upcoming week.  Retaining wall installation will continue on the east side of Hanson Boulevard, south of the pedestrian tunnel.  The concrete footing for the retaining wall south of the pedestrian tunnel and west of Hanson Boulevard has been completed, with construction on that wall to begin during the week of August 19th.  Other work that will be taking place during the upcoming week will be storm sewer installation north of the railroad tracks, placing roadway fill near the railroad bridge north abutment, installing permanent turf items at various locations along the project, and completing the delayed installation of remaining water services.


Hanson Boulevard (CSAH 78) from Jay Street/139th Avenue to Crosstown Boulevard (CSAH 18) in the City of Andover
UPDATE –
This past week, dirt crews placed gravel base on the northbound Hanson Boulevard grade from 147th Avenue to 148th Lane and graded bike trail along northbound from Coon Creek bridge to approximately 500 feet north of Andover Boulevard.  Signal bases were installed in the northeast and southeast corners of the intersection of Hanson and Andover Boulevard.  Concrete was placed on the Coon Creek bridge rails and also at various curb locations where storm water catch basins were installed.  For the week of August 19th, roadway crews will tolerance the placed gravel in anticipation of the first lift of asphalt from Coon Creek to just beyond Andover Boulevard.  This paving is scheduled to occur later in the week. Signal crews will continue work at Andover Boulevard with the possibility of the signal poles being delivered and installed.  Bridge work will continue as bridge beam “stiffeners” are installed.


Cedar Drive (CSAH 13) Bridge #02518 Replacement in the City of Oak Grove
UPDATE –
Roadway crews shaped and compacted road base gravel as the first of two layers of asphalt was placed this past week.  For the week of August 19th, safety guardrail will be installed over the box culverts, turf establishment items will begin to be placed and the final layer of asphalt will be placed later in the week.  Paving will be followed by crews placing gravel along the roadway shoulder and paving of private entrances.


125th Avenue NE (CSAH 14) from east of Lexington Avenue to Lever Street in the City of Blaine
UPDATE - Concrete curb & gutter was placed in the median location this past week.  Concrete flatwork will be placed in the median and in sidewalk locations during the week of August 19th.  Asphalt paving is scheduled to take place during the week of August 26th.


Broadway Avenue NE (CSAH 18) from Potomac Street NE (CR 19) to Kettle River Boulevard (CSAH 62) in the City of Columbus
UPDATE – All roadway driving lanes, shoulders and street approaches were paved this past week.  Paved private entrances will be completed during the week of August 19th, as will permanent roadway striping and signing.  Installation of new mailbox stands are scheduled to be completed later in the upcoming week.


Lake Drive (CSAH 23) Roundabout Construction from 700’ east of Zurich St. NE to 300’ west of the SB I 35 ramps in the City of Columbus
UPDATE – 
COMPLETED


Freeway Drive West (CSAH 54) from Running Aces Harness Track to Lake Drive (CSAH 23) in the City of Columbus
UPDATE – COMPLETED



Lexington Avenue (CSAH 17) & Broadway Avenue (CSAH 18) Intersection signalization in the Cities of Ham Lake and Columbus
UPDATE – COMPLETED



2019 County Wide Overlays

Birch Street (CSAH 34) from Fawn Lane to Centerville Road (CSAH 21) in the City of Lino Lakes
UPDATE –
The final layer of asphalt is scheduled to begin taking place on Monday, August 19th. The mainline roadway will be completed first, followed by shoulder paving. Street approaches and private entrances will be completed last.


49th Avenue (CSAH 4) from T.H. 47 to Jackson Street NE in the Cities of Columbia Heights and Fridley
UPDATE –
The eastbound lanes are now closed to traffic from 6th Street to Jackson Street.  All required concrete removals have been removed and replaced.  The existing asphalt in this same area will be reclaimed, toleranced and paved back with the first layer of asphalt during the week of August 19th.


Cedar Drive NW (CSAH 13) between the BNSF RxR Tracks and 229th Avenue NW (CR 103) in the City of Oak Grove
UPDATE –
Asphalt crews completed paving the base lift of asphalt this past week and are scheduled to place the final layer on Wednesday, August 21st.  Street approach and private entrance paving will follow.


Main Street (CSAH 102) between 44th Avenue (CSAH 2) and 57th Avenue in the City of Fridley
UPDATE – Work is scheduled to begin during the week of August 19th. No roadway closure will be required for this project.


49th Avenue (CR 104) between Main Street (CSAH 102) and TH 47 in the City of Fridley
UPDATE – Work is scheduled to begin during the week of August 19th. No roadway closure will be required for this project.


Lake George Boulevard (CSAH 9) between Viking Boulevard (CSAH 22) and 600 feet south of Bridge Street (SCAH 24) in the City of Oak Grove
UPDATE –
Work is scheduled to begin during the week of August 19th with crews constructing turn lanes at designated locations.  No roadway closure will be required for this project, but drivers should expect delays.  Work is scheduled to be completed by mid-September.


Kettle River Boulevard NE (CR 62) from Broadway Avenue (CSAH 18) to the East County Line in the City of Columbus
UPDATE –
COMPLETED


Main Street (CSAH 14) at Wargo Nature Center in the City of Lino Lakes
UPDATE –
COMPLETED


Greenbrook Drive NE (CR 68) from Crosstown Boulevard NE (CSAH 18) to Viking Boulevard NE (CSAH 22) in the Cities of East Bethel and Ham Lake
UPDATE – 
Completed


Coon Rapids Boulevard (CSAH 10) between the TH 47 ON & OFF Ramps in the City of Coon Rapids
UPDATE –
Completed