Construction Weekly

Welcome to the 2020 Construction Weekly!


The 2020 construction season is underway!   The Construction Weekly is published weekly during the construction season and includes details about current construction projects happening throughout Anoka County.     Please subscribe to email notifications of these updates by using our Notify Me list.

 

Construction Update for The Week Ending May 29, 2020

(Because of the Memorial Day Holiday, we are posting this update on Friday afternoon instead of Monday morning.)


2020 Construction Projects

CSAH 14 (Main Street) Eastbound from CSAH 9 (Round Lake Boulevard) to Highway 10; 
CSAH 9 (Round Lake Boulevard) Northbound from CSAH 14 (Main Street) to Highway 10; and
CSAH 116 (Bunker Lake Boulevard) Eastbound from CSAH 9 (Round Lake Boulevard) to CSAH 78 (Hanson Boulevard)

UPDATE – This week, work included the first of two lifts of roughly 3/8” of material (scratch coat), on all three segments of road.  This coming week the contractor will install the final lift of the Micro Surfacing during a nighttime paving operation.


CSAH 14 (Main Street) from Aberdeen Street to CSAH 52 (Radisson Road) in the City of Blaine - This project includes the reconstruction of the existing 4-lane undivided roadway section to include raised concrete median channelization, curb and gutter, associated drainage and ponding improvements, and pedestrian accommodations.
UPDATE - Work during this week included grading of the new westbound lane.  This coming week, the contractor will finish grading the new westbound lane and possibly start installing storm sewer on the north side of Main Street.


CSAH 17 (Lexington Avenue) & Woodland Parkway Intersection signalization in the City of Blaine - The purpose of this project is to provide a new signal at CSAH 17 (Lexington Avenue) & Woodland Parkway.
UPDATE
- Project will be complete once turf has been established.


CSAH 78 (Hanson Boulevard) from Jay Street/139th Avenue to CSAH 18 (Crosstown Boulevard) in the City of Andover - The purpose of this project is to expand CSAH 78 (Hanson Boulevard) between Jay Street/139th Avenue and CSAH 18 (Crosstown Blvd) to a 4-lane divided roadway.   The work in 2020 will encompass the intersection of CSAH 78 (Hanson Boulevard) and CSAH 18 (Crosstown Boulevard).
UPDATE –   Work during this week included a traffic switch to northbound lane, and removing the existing bituminous on southbound lane.  This upcoming week, the contractor will continue with removals on southbound lane.


CSAH 78 (Hanson Boulevard) from CSAH 11 (Northdale Boulevard) to CSAH 14 (Main Street) in the City of Coon Rapids - This project includes the reconstruction of Hanson Boulevard between Northdale Boulevard and Main Street.  The reconstruction will include the installation of raised medians and turn lanes.  It will also incorporate the replacement of the signal system at 121st Avenue.
UPDATE – Work during this week included the installation of concrete sidewalk on the west side of Hanson Boulevard, and completion of the retaining wall and chain link fence adjacent to the retaining wall.  This coming week, the contractor will install two of three lifts of bituminous on the new southbound lane; black dirt will also be installed adjacent to the new sidewalk, weather permitting.


CSAH 78 (Hanson Boulevard) Railroad Bridge Overpass Project in the City of Coon Rapids - This project will grade separate CSAH 78 (Hanson Boulevard), an existing four-lane divided roadway, over the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad.
UPDATE –  Work during this week consisted of constructing concrete barriers with light blisters for the installation of lighting on the barrier.  The contractor also installed the first of three lifts of bituminous on 108th Avenue.  This upcoming week, the contractor will install bituminous on the outside lanes of Hanson Boulevard, weather permitting; traffic will be shifted from the inside lanes to the outside lanes.


CSAH 1 (Coon Rapids Boulevard) - this project is being led by the City of Coon Rapids, and is in conjunction with the City of Coon Rapids Redevelopment east of Egret Boulevard to the Coon Rapids Boulevard / East River Road split
UPDATE – Please see the City of Coon Rapids website for more information:  https://www.coonrapidsmn.gov/365/Engineering


Hornsby Street and Hwy 97 in the City of Columbus – this project is a realignment of Hornsby Street north of Highway 97, and includes a new signal system at the intersection.  
UPDATE – Work has been postponed due to DNR wetland permitting and underground utility relocation.


2020 County Wide Overlay Projects

CSAH 1 (Coon Rapids Boulevard) from 111th Ave NW to 600’ East of CSAH 78 (Hanson Boulevard)
UPDATE – Project is scheduled to start in August, weather permitting.


CSAH 9 (Round Lake Boulevard) from Highway 10 to CSAH 116 (Bunker Lake Boulevard)
UPDATE – Project is scheduled to start in mid-June, weather permitting.


CSAH 14 (Main Street) from Highway 10 to CSAH 18 (Coon Creek Boulevard)
UPDATE – Project is scheduled to start in mid-July, weather permitting.


CSAH 60 (Constance Boulevard) from Trunk Highway 65 to Naples Street
UPDATE – Project is scheduled to start in June, weather permitting.


CR 65 (Baugh Street) from CSAH 22 (Viking Boulevard) to CSAH 5 (Nowthen Boulevard)
UPDATE – Work this week consisted of installing the first of two lifts of bituminous.  Next week the contractor will install the final lift of bituminous.  The road is open to traffic but expect delays.


CR 72 (Verdin Street) from North County Line to CR 24 (237th Avenue)
UPDATE – Work next week will include bituminous reclamation and installing the first of two lifts of bituminous.


CSAH 76 (Fawn Lake Boulevard) from CSAH 85 (Typo Creek Drive) to CSAH 36 (Rutgers Street)
UPDATE – Project is scheduled to start in mid-June, weather permitting.