Neighborhood Notes

North Loop Reconstruction & Pedestrian Improvements – July 19

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
  • Began removing poor subgrade material and replacing with sand between 4th St N and 3rd St N
  • Began storm sewer work

7th Ave N

8th Ave N

9th Ave N

3rd St N

  • Continued water work between 8th Ave N and 5th Ave N
  • Began salvaging brick pavers on the north side of 3rd St N between 10th Ave N and 7th Ave N
  • Removal of east sidewalk & curb between 10th & 5th Avenue starting

WORK ANTICIPATED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK

5th Ave N

  • Continuing water work at 5th and 3rd St N (8th Ave N to 5th Ave N)- there will be a temporary water shut off on the night of Monday July 22, 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
  • Continue the removal of poor soils -work will begin at 4th St N and move towards Washington, this work may impact traffic flow on 5th Ave N
  • Continue with storm sewer work
  • Start sanitary sewer work

7th Ave N

  • Tentatively planning on placing the first lift of asphalt next Thursday and Friday (7-25 and 7-26)
  • Begin concrete installation (curb and gutter placement and possibly driveway placement) will start the following Monday, 7-29

8th Ave N

  • Tentatively planning on next Thursday and Friday (7-25 and 7-26) at Washington and 8th Ave N (possibly one pass along the entire stretch)
  • If the first lift of asphalt is placed on 7/25 and 7/26, curb and gutter installation will follow at the intersection of Washington and 8th Ave N
  • Access to properties between Washington and 3rd St N will partially reopen at Washington.

9th Ave N

  • Finish placing aggregate base in preparation to place the first lift of asphalt at Washington and 9th Ave N
  • Tentatively planning on paving 7-17 and 7-18 at Washington and 9th Ave N (possibly one pass along 9th Ave N)
  • If the first lift of asphalt is placed on 7/25 and 7/26, curb and gutter installation will follow at the intersection of Washington and 9th Ave N
  • Access to properties between Washington and 3rd St N will partially reopen at Washington.

3rd St N

  • Install hydrants along 3rd St N
  • Continue salvaging brick pavers between 10th Ave N and 7th Ave N, crews will start on the south ½ of 3rd St next week. The north side will be open to maintain 2 way traffic along 3rd
  • Sidewalk and curb removals will begin on the north side of the street between 10thAvenue & 5th Avenue
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained on the south side of 3rd St N

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


North Loop Pedestrian Improvements Updates

WORK THIS PAST WEEK

1st St N

  • 3rd Ave N-water work started
  • 4th Ave N- placed concrete on SW corner
  • 2nd Ave N -SW corner removed

2nd St N NW Corner

  • 4th Ave N – Removed Southside
  • 5th Ave N – Completed north side, started removals on southside
  • 8th Ave N –  Started electrical work for Pedestrian Crosswalk system

4th Ave and W River Parkway

  • Placed concrete on the SE corner

10th Ave N

  • 4th St N – remove north side

WORK ANTICIPATED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK

1st St N

  • 1st St N and 3rd Ave- Finishing water work, 9 have been hooded between 2nd Ave N and 3rd Ave N to maintain two-way traffic during the work. This work should be complete in a week or two.
  • 3rd Ave N – Install hydrant
  • 2nd Ave N -Install hydrant
  • 8th Ave N – Pour remaining concrete

 2nd St N

  • 4th Ave N pour remaining concrete
  • 5th Ave N pour remaining concrete
  • 8th Ave N begin installing conduit for new pedestrian flasher system. Pour remaining concrete

4th Ave and W River Parkway

  • Northside of Parkway pour remaining concrete

10th Ave

  • 4th Street Pour Concrete on north Side

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 24, 7:30 am to 8:30 am

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

As always, feel free to contact myself (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


For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats please contact Stephanie Malmberg at 612-673-3365.

People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users can call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700, Yog xav tau kev pab, hu 612-673-2800, Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.

www.minneapolismn.gov/publicwork