Road Construction





The following is a brief summary of the anticipated major Road Projects for the 2017 construction season.  More specific information will be added throughout the construction season as it becomes available.
CSAH 3 Reconstruction
Start of Construction: Mid-Summer        Open to Traffic: 2018
 
Contractor: TBD
 
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.
 
May 22nd Update:  Right of Way acquisition is nearly complete and construction plans have been approved.  The project is currently being advertised for contractors and construction of the new roadbed is expected to begin in July of 2017 with new pavement being installed in 2018.
 
 
CSAH 15 Reconstruction
Start of Construction: Late Summer        Open to Traffic: 2018
 
Contractor: TBD
 
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 TH 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.
 
May 22nd Update:  We are working on completing the necessary right of way acquisition and finalizing construction plans.  Once right of way acquisition and plan preparation are complete we will advertise the project for contractors.  Construction of the new roadbed is expected to be completed in 2017 with new pavement being installed in 2018.


CSAH 3 Concrete Overlay
Start of Construction: June, 2017      Open to Traffic: Late Summer
 
Contractor: PCI Roads, LLC of St. Michael, MN
 
This project includes milling off a portion of the existing asphalt pavement and the installation of new concrete pavement from CR 75 (Nature Ave) to Glencoe.  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 State Aid funds.
 
May 22nd Update:  The construction contract has been awarded and construction is expected to begin in June.  Initial stages of construction will include surface survey work, milling, and shoulder work.  Please use caution when traveling the roadway and be aware that contractor's personnel may be present.


Hamlet Ave Bridge Replacement
Start of Construction: Late May       Open to Traffic: Fall, 2017
 
Contractor: S.M. Hentges & Sons, Inc. of Jordan, MN
 
This project consists of the replacement of the existing Glencoe Township bridge on Hamlet Ave about 500' south of US 212.  During construction the crossing will be closed to all traffic.  The project will be funded using Township bridge funds and Glencoe Township funds.
 
May 11th Update:  The contractor intends to begin construction near the end of May.  Initial stages of construction will be focused around the removal of the existing bridge.  The crossing will be closed to all traffic during construction. 

CR 54 Surface Improvements
Start of Construction:  Summer, 2017                    Open to Traffic: Summer, 2017
 
Contractor: TBD
 
This project includes blending the existing gravel surface with cement powder to create a stabilized aggregate surface from Sunset Circle to approximately 1 mile north of Sunset Circle.  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.  The project will be funded using Local funds.
 
May 22nd Update:  Construction plans are being prepared.  Once plans are complete the project will be advertised for contractors.
 
 
CR 62 Drainage Improvements
Start of Construction:  Summer, 2017                    Open to Traffic: Summer, 2017
 
Contractor: TBD
 
This project includes installation of drain tile in the roadbed of CR 62 from CR 70 to TH 22.  Drain tile installation is intended to improve the drainage characteristics of the current road in advance of a future surface stabilization project.  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 Local funds.
 
May 22nd Update:  Construction plans are being prepared.  Once plans are complete the project will be advertised for contractors.


2017 Seal Coat
Start of Construction:  June, 2017                     Open to Traffic: No Closure
 
Contractor: Scott Construction, Inc. of Lake Delton, WI
 
The 2017 Seal Coat contract includes approximately 24 miles of pavement county-wide.  Seal coat roads include CSAH 17, CSAH 26, CSAH 11, CR 55, and CSAH 103.  The project will be paid for using Local funds.
 
May 22nd Update:  The construction contract has been awarded and construction is expected to begin in June.  Construction is expected to take a week or two once it begins.