Neighborhood Notes

North Loop Reconstruction & Pedestrian Improvements – October 25

 

PW project updates

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

This is the final push to complete the work before winter sets in we will be posting NO PARKING on the North Loop Paving project starting Monday October 14 through Friday November 1.  

NORTH LOOP PAVING PROJECT

WORK THIS PAST WEEK

5th Ave N 

  • Completed asphalt paving
  • Began digging tree pits

7th Ave N

  • Completed asphalt paving
  • Began digging tree pits

8th Ave N 

  • Began digging tree pits

9th Ave N 

  • Began digging tree pits

3rd St N

  • Driveways 95% complete
  • Sidewalk is 95% complete
  • Completed installing brick pavers between 10th and 9th Aves N
  • Started installing brick pavers between 9th and 8th Aves N

WORK ANTICIPATED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK

5th Ave N 

  • Finish digging tree pits
  • Striping

7th Ave N

  • Finish digging tree pits
  • Striping

8th Ave N 

  • Finish digging tree pits

9th Ave N 

  • Finish digging tree pits

3rd St N

  • Finish sidewalk installation on both sides
  • Finish driveway installation
  • Finish raising MH and blocking them out with concrete in preparation for brick pavers ( 7th to 8th Aves N)
  • Finish raising MH in preparation for final lift of asphalt ( 7th to 5th Aves N)
  • Tentatively planning on paving the final lift of asphalt on Monday October 28
  • Finish installing salvaged pavers between 8th and 7th Aves N by November 1

NORTH LOOP PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Sewer crews are retuning early next week and the concrete crew will be following behind them. Due to the multiple construction projects (developments and water work) some of the intersections will have to be completed either later in the season or early next year.

WORK THIS PAST WEEK

1ST St N

  • 4th Ave N NE corner – Curb and gutter, most of sidewalk

2nd St N 

  • 3rd Ave N SW corner – Finished all sidewalk
  • 3rd Ave N SE corner – Removed pavement and install drainage structure
  • 3rd Ave N NE corner – All concrete work completed
  • 3rd Ave N NW corner – Removed pavement and prepare to pour new curb
  • 8th Ave N South side –  All  concrete work complete
  • 8th Ave NE corner – Began work on storm sewer
  • 10th Ave N SW corner – All concrete work completed
  • 10th Ave N SE corner – Installed curb (waiting for power pole to get relocated by Xcel)

4th St N

  • 7th Ave N South side – Pavement removals and curb has been installed
  • 10th Ave N NE corner- completed storm sewer work and installed curb

WORK FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK AND INTO NEXT WEEK

The concrete crews will be following the sewer crews work over the next week includes:

1ST St N

  • 4th Ave N NE corner – Complete

2nd St N 

  • 3rd Ave N – NW and SE corners – Complete concrete work
  • 8th Ave N South side– Install crosswalk flasher
  • 8th Ave N NE Corner – Finish installing storm sewer, finish concrete work and install crosswalk flasher
  • 8th Ave N NW Corner – Install push button
  • 10th Ave N SW corner – Install push button
  • 10th Ave N SE corner – Waiting for power pole to get relocated

4th St N

  • 7th Ave N south side – Complete concrete and asphalt work
  • 10th Ave N NE corner – Complete concrete and asphalt

Other

  • All signal installation I coming soon
  • Remaining concrete work will continue through October

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


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