Road Construction





The following is a brief summary of the anticipated major Road Projects for the 2018 construction season.  More specific information will be added throughout the construction season as it becomes available.

CSAH 3 Reconstruction
Start of Construction: June, 2018        Open to Traffic: Fall, 2019
 
Contractor: Mathiowetz Construction of Sleepy Eye, MN
 
This project includes the removal of existing pavement, subsurface soils corrections, road widening, horizontal and vertical curve adjustments, and new pavement on CSAH 3 from CSAH 1 to Carver County.  During construction the road will be closed to all thru traffic, but access will be maintained for individuals living along or doing business along the road.  The project will be funded using a combination of State Aid and Local funds.
 
April 20th Update:  The construction contract has been awarded and Mathiowetz Construction plans to begin construction in June of 2018.  A public open house with additional project details is planned for May 9th from 5 PM - 6:30 PM at 2385 Hennepin Ave N in Glencoe.  Utility companies may be on site periodically prior to the start of construction to complete utility relocations. 
 
 
CSAH 15 Reconstruction
Start of Construction: June, 2018       Open to Traffic: Fall, 2019
 
Contractor: Mathiowetz Construction of Sleepy Eye, MN
 
 
This project includes the removal of existing pavement, subsurface soils corrections, road widening, horizontal and vertical curve adjustments, and new pavement on CSAH 15 from CSAH 22 to Trunk Highway 7.  During construction the road will be closed to all thru traffic, but access will be maintained for individuals living along or doing business along the road.  The project will be funded using a combination of State Aid and Local funds.
 
 
April 20th Update:  The construction contract has been awarded and Mathiowetz Construction plans to begin construction in June of 2018.  A public open house with additional project details is planned for May 9th from 5 PM - 6:30 PM at 2385 Hennepin Ave N in Glencoe.  Utility companies may be on site periodically prior to the start of construction to complete utility relocations. 


Dakota Trail Paving
Start of Construction: Summer, 2018      Open to Traffic: Fall, 2018
 
Contractor: TBD
 
This project includes removal of a portion of the existing rail bed material and paving from CSAH 1 in Lester Prairie to Carver County.  The project will also include the construction of a parking lot and trail head near Central Park in Lester Prairie as well as a new bridge over Otter Creek.  The trail will be closed to recreational traffic during construction.  The project will be primarily funded through a state Legacy Grant.
 
April 20th Update:  Construction plans and specifications are nearly complete and the project is expected to be advertised for contractors in the next few weeks.  Paving of the trail and construction of the new bridge is expected to be complete late in 2018.


CR 54 Surface Improvements
Start of Construction:  June, 2018                   Open to Traffic: Summer, 2018
 
Contractor: TBD
 
This project includes blending the existing gravel surface with cement powder to create a stabilized aggregate surface from Sunset Circle to CSAH 7.  Once the stabilized aggregate surface is prepared, a chip seal will be placed over the gravel.  The project will also include profile milling and a new chip seal from CR 87 to Sunset Circle in an effort to improve the ride quality of the existing stabilized surface.  During construction the road will be closed to all thru traffic, but access will be maintained for individuals living along or doing business along the road.  Construction is expected to last about 2 weeks.  The project will be funded using Local funds.
 
April 20th Update:  Bids have been opened and the County Board will vote on the award of the construction project at an upcoming meeting.  The contractor plans to begin construction as soon as conditions allow pending County Board approval.
 
 
CR 62 Surface Improvements
 
Start of Construction:  June, 2018                   Open to Traffic: Summer, 2018
 
Contractor: TBD
 
This project includes blending the existing gravel surface with cement powder to create a stabilized aggregate surface on the gravel sections from 130th Street to Trunk Highway 22.  Once the stabilized aggregate surface is prepared, a chip seal will be placed over the gravel.  During construction the road will be closed to all thru traffic, but access will be maintained for individuals living along or doing business along the road.  Construction is expected to last about 2 weeks.  The project will be funded using Local funds.
 
 
April 20th Update:  Bids have been opened and the County Board will vote on the award of the construction project at an upcoming meeting.  The contractor plans to begin construction as soon as conditions allow pending County Board approval.


2018 Seal Coat
Start of Construction:  Summer, 2018                   Open to Traffic: No Closure
 
Contractor: Scott Construction of Lake Delton, WI
 
The 2018 Seal Coat contract includes approximately 20 miles of pavement county-wide.  Seal coat roads include CSAH 5, CSAH 4, CR 62, CR 79, and CR 56.  The project will be paid for using Local funds.
 
April 20th Update:  The contractor plans to begin in June or July when conditions allow.  Construction is expected to take about 2 weeks.