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Posted on: May 3, 2021

[ARCHIVED] August 2, 2021 Update Phase 4 East Historic District Project

2021 Phase 4 East Construction Update (IMAGE)

August 2, 2021 -

The contractor has completed paving the first layer of asphalt along Quail Street, Rose Street, Spruce Street, and Tamarack Street and has begun temporary stabilization within the boulevard last week. The contractor will patch driveways removed to facilitate construction this week and prep the roadway for paving the final lift of asphalt.

The contractor has completed removals and set up temporary water along East Shore Drive last week and will begin transitioning residents to the temporary system this week.  In addition, the Contractor will begin watermain replacement this week. Residents can expect construction along East Shore Drive to continue through the month of August with paving anticipated to be complete by mid-September.   If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Dylan Casey, the onsite project representative at 612.283.7466.


July 28, 2021 Update -
A few updates to share. For residents that live on Quail, Tamarack, Spruce, and Rose, recycling and trash will be picked up tomorrow, Thursday, July 29th.  Unfortunately, the recycling company was unable to pick up last week. For residents that live on East Shore Avenue, temporary mail boxes have been installed on the corner of East Shore Ave and Juniper Street. Mail will be switched over to the temporary mail boxes by the end of the week. Watermain installation on East Shore Ave is schedule to begin Monday, August 2nd.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Dylan Casey, the onsite project representative at 612.283.7466.


July 23, 2021 Update -

Construction continues to progress on the Phase 4 East Historic District Improvements Project. Concrete curb and gutter has been placed in the Quail/Rose/Spruce neighborhood. Residents will be able to drive over the new concrete to access driveways on Monday, July 26th.

 

The 1st layer of pavement is scheduled to be placed on Wednesday, 7/28, weather depending. Work on East Shore Avenue has begun with the removal of the existing pavement. Temporary mailboxes will be placed at the corner of East Shore Avenue and Juniper Street next week. Watermain replacement work is anticipated to begin the week of 8/2.  Prior to watermain replacement work beginning, the contractor will be installing a temporary water system the week of 7/26. The temporary water system will provide your home with continual water service while the permanent main in the street is being replaced.

 

Please note: Do not mow or trim within one foot of the temporary water pipes. Doing so may break or cut the pipes. Should a leak occur in the temporary water system, please notify the project team immediately and we will do our best to repair the connection in a timely manner.

 

Please be aware that the schedule is tentative and subject to change as work progresses. Thank you for your patience during the construction process.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Dylan Casey, the onsite project representative at 612.283.7466.


July 19, 2021 Update -
The Contractor has completed excavating and constructing (replacing material with gravel) along Tamarack Street, Quail Street, Rose Street, and Spruce Street last week. The Contractor will have all concrete curb placed along Tamarack Street and Quail Street by end of day Friday, July 16th and complete the remaining curb installation along Rose Street and Spruce Street on Monday, July 19th.    PLEASE NOTE: Once the concrete is placed, it cannot be driven on for 7 days for curing.  Weather permitting, driveway access to your property will be closed from Friday, July 16th, 2021 to Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 due to the installation of new concrete. Please plan to park your vehicle(s) on the street during this curing time.  

 

The Contractor is scheduled to begin pavement removals along East Shore Drive next week and install the temporary water system the week of July 26th.  The temporary water system will provide your home with continual water service while the permanent main in the street is being replaced. The Contractor will begin watermain replacement the week of August 2nd.

 

Please note: Do not mow or trim within one foot of the temporary water pipes. Doing so may break or cut the pipes. Should a leak occur in the temporary water system, please notify the project team immediately and we will do our best to repair the connection in a timely manner.


If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Dylan Casey, the onsite project representative at 612.283.7466. 


July 14, 2021 Update -
The Contractor has continued excavating and constructing (replacing material with gravel) along Tamarack Street last week and will continue building Tamarack Street and Quail Street this week.

The Contractor has tentatively scheduled concrete curb and gutter installation on Friday, July 16th and Monday July 19th.  Notification will be made to residents via door hanger prior to the installation of curb and gutter. PLEASE NOTE: Once the concrete is placed, it cannot be driven on for 7 days for curing.  Please plan to park your vehicle(s) on the street during this curing time.  

The Contractor is scheduled to begin pavement removals along East Shore Drive the week of July 19th with watermain replacement to follow, weather permitting. The Contractor will set up a temporary water system along East Shore Drive prior to the start of watermain replacement. This system will provide your home with continual water service while the permanent main in the street is being replaced.  Temporary water connects are tentatively planned to occur the week of July 26th  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Dylan Casey, the onsite project representative at 612.283.7466. 


July 6, 2021 Update

The Contractor has completed utility installations along and across Mahtomedi Ave (TH 244) and paved the road last week. The road will be reopened to traffic on Friday, July 2nd. Work is continuing on Quail Street, Rose Street, and Spruce Street to prepare the roads for curb and gutter and paving. Quail street will remain closed to traffic until curb and gutter is installed in mid/late July. The Contractor is scheduled to begin pavement removals and utility construction along East Shore Drive the week of 7/19.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Dylan Casey, the onsite project representative at 612.283.7466. 


June 28, 2021 Update -
The Contractor has completed the utility installations along Quail Street, Tamarack Street, Rose Street, Spruce Street, and Mahtomedi Avenue (TH 244). The Contractor has also completed building the roadway along Rose Street, including excavating out the existing road and installing new aggregate in preparation for paving and will continue building Spruce Street, Quail Street, and Tamarack Street next week, week of June 28th with paving to be completed following the 4th of July holiday.

 

Patching along Mahtomedi Avenue (TH 244) where the storm sewer was installed is scheduled to be completed on Wednesday, June 30th, weather permitting.  Mahtomedi Avenue (TH 244) is anticipated to be reopened to traffic before the 4th of July holiday.

 

The Contractor is anticipating to complete the majority of the remaining tree removals on Tuesday, June 29th and Wednesday, June 30th along East Shore Avenue.  Due to the proximity of some of the trees to the adjacent retaining walls, some tree will need to be removed following retaining wall removal.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Dylan Casey, the onsite project representative at 612.283.7466.

 

The Contractor is scheduled to begin pavement removals and utility construction along East Shore Avenue following the 4th of July holiday.


June 22, 2021 Update -  

The Contractor has begun installation of storm sewer facilities along Mahtomedi Avenue (TH 244) the week of June 14th and will continue installation throughout the week of June 21st.  Once the storm sewer is installed, the Contractor will patch the roadway and reopen to traffic.  Patching of the roadway is tentatively scheduled for the week of June 28th, weather permitting.  A map of the local detour is shown below.


The Contractor has also begun building the roadway along Rose Street, including excavating out the existing road and installing new aggregate in preparation for paving.  Once Rose Street has been constructed with the new aggregate base, the Contractor will continue road construction operations along Spruce Street.  The roadways will remain aggregate until road construction has been completed along Rose Street, Spruce, Street, Tamarack Street, and Quail Avenue.  The Contractor will then schedule paving along all roadways.  Paving is anticipated to be completed following the 4th of July holiday.


Also, in preparation for the road construction along East Shore Avenue, the Contractor will be on site beginning today, June 22nd, to complete tree removals.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding the tree removals along East Shore Avenue, please feel free to contact Dylan Casey, the onsite project representative at 612.283.7466.

 

The Contractor is scheduled to begin pavement removals and utility construction along East Shore Avenue following the 4th of July holiday.

Mahtomedi Ave (TH244) Road Closed Map Only (IMAGE)

June 14, 2021 Update -  

The Contractor began construction operations along Mahtomedi Avenue (TH 244) on Monday, June 14th. Improvements along Mahtomedi Avenue (TH 244) include installation of new storm sewer along the east side of the roadway and crossing Mahtomedi Avenue (TH 244) to connect into the existing storm sewer on the west side of the road. Once the storm sewer is installed, the Contractor will patch the roadway and reopen to traffic. Construction along Mahtomedi Avenue (TH 244) will require the roadway to be closed to through traffic for 2 weeks. 


June 4, 2021 Update

The contractor is nearly finished with the installation of water services along Rose, Spruce, and Tamarack. Next week the contractor will be installing storm sewer on Tamarack and Spruce. TH 244 will be closed to through traffic from 6/14 – 6/25  to allow for the installation of storm sewer across TH 244 north of Quail. A detour will be available during the closure.

Storm sewer on Quail Street will begin the week of June 7th. Once the storm sewer is installed Quail will be prepared for paving by the end of the month. Quail will be closed to traffic until the end of June to allow for the installation of storm sewer and preparation for paving. Once Quail Street is prepared for paving, the contractor will be preparing Rose, Spruce, and Tamarack for paving.

Tree removals on East Shore Ave is anticipated to begin on June 14th. Watermain installation on East Shore Ave is anticipated to begin after July 4th.

Please note the schedule is subject to change and is weather dependent. Thank you for your patience!

PROJECT CONTACTS
Onsite Project Representative: Dylan Casey 612.283.7466
Project Manager: Nick Guilliams 651.286.8468

May 21, 2021 Update - With the recent rain the closure on Quail Street has been moved to Tuesday, May 25th. Have a nice weekend!

2021 Phase 4 East Historic District Improvements-Resident Newsletter May21 2021 (PDF)


May 20, 2021 Update

Construction is progressing well on the Phase 4 East Historic District Improvements Project. The contractor has completed the installation of watermain on Spruce Street and Tamarack and is currently working on watermain installation on Rose Street. Tamarack Street from Rose to Spruce will be closed to through traffic until approximately mid-June. Please plan accordingly. Access to all properties will be available at the end of each day. Next week, watermain installation on Rose will continue, installation of water services will begin, and the installation of sanitary sewer on Tamarack between Rose and Quail will begin. Quail Street will be closed to through traffic on Monday, May 24th while the sanitary sewer work is being done. Detour signage will be posted in advance of the closure.

 

Please note that the schedule is weather dependent and subject to change.  We appreciate your patience during construction.  

Please contact the onsite construction observer, Dylan Casey at 612-283-1466 if you have any planned events or appointments that you will need access for.


May 18, 2021 Update

Construction is progressing this week with the installation of watermain on Spruce Street. Also this week the installation of watermain will continue on Spruce, Rose, and Tamarack. With the exception of East Shore Ave, all residents are now connected to the temporary water system until the new watermain is installed, tested, and operational. Starting the week of 5/24, the contractor will begin sanitary sewer work on Tamarack and begin the installation of water services on Spruce, Rose, and Tamarack. Please note that the schedule is subject to change and that access will change throughout construction.


Please contact the onsite construction observer, Dylan Casey at 612-283-1466 if you have any planned events or appointments that you will need access for.

 

Thank you for your patience as we work to improve your neighborhood.


May 7, 2021 Update - The Contractor has completed the reclamation of the existing roadway along Rose Street, Spruce Street, and Tamarack Street.  

In addition, the Contractor has begun installation of the temporary water system in preparation of providing temporary service to residents during construction.

 

In preparations for water main removal and replacement the week of May 10th, the Contractor in coordination with Public Works, will connect residents Rose Street, Spruce Street, and Tamarack Street to the temporary water system on Monday, May 10th and Tuesday, May 11th.  If you will not be home on these days, please contact Dylan at the number below to coordinate a time that works to transfer water service to the temporary system.

The Contractor will also be installing gate valves on Tuesday, May 11th and Wednesday, May 12th.  Installation of the valves will require shutting off water temporarily to residents from 9:00AM to 3:00PM.  If your property will be impacted by the shutdown, notification will be made to the individual homeowners in advance.

TEMPORARY MAIL

Mail delivery along Rose Street, Spruce Street, and Tamarack Street has been transitioned to the temporary mail location at 38 Briarwood Avenue.  Property owners will continue to pick up their mail at this location for the duration of the project.

 

TEMPORARY PARKING

Temporary parking is available to residents near the temporary mailbox location at 38 Briarwood Avenue as well as along Quail Street east of Tamarack Street.  Residents who will need access in and out of the project area are encouraged to park their vehicles in these locations during construction working hours. 

 

Access throughout the project area will change daily.  If you have concerns or need to have access to your driveway during the day, please call Dylan at the number below.

 

TIPS OF THE WEEK

  • Please observe posted detour and warning signs
  • Please do not park vehicles on streets under construction
  • Slow down and watch for uneven surfaces
  • Stay alert! Watch for signs, equipment, and workers
  • Please remind children to stay away from the construction site, equipment, and stockpile of materials

 

PROJECT CONTACTS

Onsite Project Representative: Dylan Casey 612.283.7466

Project Manager: Nick Guilliams 651.286.8468



May 3, 2021 Update - The 2021 construction season is underway!  The Contractor is scheduled to begin construction within the Quail Street, Spruce Street, Rose Street, and Tamarack Street portion of the project the week of May 3rd.  Improvements along East Shore Drive will be scheduled following the utility construction along the Quail Street, Spruce Street, Rose Street, and Tamarack Street. The following items are anticipated to take place the week of May 3rd:

 

  • Installation of temporary water in anticipation of watermain replacement.  Once the temporary watermain is in place, the Contractor will coordinate directly with property owners to disconnect for the existing watermain and connect into the temporary watermain.  Property owners will be on the temporary watermain until the newly installed main is operational.
  • Installation of erosion control.
  • Installation of temporary mailboxes near 38 Briarwood Avenue.  The contractor will let property owners know once mail delivery is transferred to the temporary location.  Property owners will continue to retrieve their mail from the temporary location for the duration of the project.
  • Roadway pavement removals along Spruce Street, Rose Street, and Tamarack Street.

 

Please note: working hours for the City of Mahtomedi are 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM Monday through Friday and 8:00AM to 5:00 PM on Saturdays.  There will likely be times that  access through the project area will be limited to accommodate construction operations.  Please be patient and allow for additional time when driving through the project.

 

STAKING ON THE PROJECT

Stakes set within the project boundaries tell the contractor where new pipe and drainage structures go for the storm sewer and watermain.  This includes where manholes must be raised or lowered and hydrants moved.  Stakes are marked with pink paint or ribbon and are offset from the actual pipe or structure.

 

Please be careful not to disturb the stakes or move them from their original locations.

 

TIPS OF THE WEEK

  • Please observe posted detour and warning signs
  • Please do not park vehicles on streets under construction
  • Slow down and watch for uneven surfaces
  • Stay alert! Watch for signs, equipment, and workers
  • Please remind children to stay away from the construction site, equipment, and stockpile of materials

 

PROJECT CONTACTS

Onsite Project Representative: Dylan Casey 612.283.7466

Project Manager: Nick Guilliams 651.286.8468

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