2020 Road Construction Updates

Construction Update for the Week of May 3, 2020

2020 Street Renewal Project (SRP)


2020 Monroe Area Street Renewal Project 

The contractor for this project is Kuechle Underground, Inc. from Kimball, Minnesota. The full time project inspector for the project is Dave St. Dennis. Please contact Dave during working hours to answer any questions about the project and schedule. Dave can be reached at (612) 221-3767 or email Dave St. Dennis 

The contractor is on hold for the streetscaping/landscaping on the project until Forth Avenue is ready. As the contractor continues to work on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Avenue, they will continue to use signage at the ends of the streets indicating if on street parking is allowed or not.

parking sign  no parking sign                                                

The contractor will be installing the sidewalk along 3rd Avenue and Monroe Street from 1st Avenue to 3rd Avenue.

The contractor is working on the street base and curbing on 4th Avenue and the Alley way between 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue.

CenturyLink is continuing to relocate there facilities along Monroe Street between 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue. Once this work is completed, the contractor can finish the underground work.

2020 Bob Ehlen Area Street Renewal Project (SRP)

The contractor for this project is Kuechle Underground, Inc. from Kimball, Minnesota. The full time project inspector for the project is Andy Evans. Please contact Andy during working hours to answer any questions about the project and schedule. Andy can be reached at (612) 716-3788 or email Andy Evans.

CenterPoint Energy’s contractor has now finished installing the new gas main line and gas services.

The contractor is on-site installing the underground utilities on Harrison Street, Polk Street and 8th Avenue. The project was phased to accommodate the traffic to and from Federal and Hoffman. Once the first lift of pavement is placed on these streets, Bob Ehlen Drive will start. This work is anticipated for mid-July.

2020 Street Surface Improvement Project (SSIP)

The contractor for this project is Douglas-Kerr Underground LLC from Mora, Minnesota. The full time project inspector for the project is Joe St. Dennis. Please contact Joe during working hours to answer any questions about the project and schedule. Joe can be reached at (612) 562-3298 or email Joe St. Dennis.

The contractor has raised iron on Phase 1 and Phase 3 for the project. There is no date for the final lift of pavement at this time.

The contractor is currently pouring new concrete curb & gutter and will begin grading the gravel in preparation for the first lift of pavement on Phase 2.

Phase 1 of the project includes the roads east of 8th Lane (9th Avenue, 9th Lane, 10th Avenue, 10th Lane, 10th Avenue, 40th Lane & 38th Lane). The contractor is currently raising the iron in preparation of the final lift of asphalt.

Phase 2 of the project includes the roads west of 9th Avenue (8th Avenue, 8th Lane, 38 Lane, 40th Lane & 41st Avenue). The contractor is currently working on the underground utility work and the grading of the roads will follow.  

Phase 3 of the project includes Cutters Grove Avenue, Cutters Lane, Yellowstone Boulevard, Church Street Porter Avenue, and Park Street. At this time no work is being done.

Road Work Ahead