- Construction Update

Welcome to the Blaine Construction Update

The construction update is published during the construction season and includes details about current road construction projects happening in the City of Blaine. You can subscribe to email notifications by visiting the notify me page and selecting Blaine Construction Update.

93rd Lane road closed

Clover Leaf Parkway Area Reconstruction

This project will reconstruct Clover Leaf Parkway from 99th Avenue NE to Trunk Highway 65, 93rd Avenue NE from Trunk Highway 65 to Isanti Street NE and Lincoln Street NE and Ulysses Street NE within Aquatore Park.

Current Work

  • 93rd Lane from Highway 65 to Baltimore Street is currently closed to traffic.
  • The contractor is currently working on ditch grading and installing underground storm sewer on 93rd Lane.

Future Work

  • Clover Leaf Parkway road work is tentatively scheduled to begin in early August.
  • The section of Clover Leaf Parkway from Highway 65 to Polk Street will be reconstructed in 2019, the remaining section will be done in 2020.

Jefferson Street Reconstruction

This project will reconstruct Jefferson Street from 119th Avenue NE to 104th Court NE. Improvements include spot repair/replacement of concrete curb and gutter and sidewalk, storm drainage improvements, spot sanitary service repair, raw water interconnect, spot water main repair, asphalt surface replacement, traffic control signage, and appurtenant construction.

Current Status

  • After hearing concerns from multiple contractors during the bidding process regarding the ability to complete the entire project in 2019 and the high costs that would result, the project was divided into a two year project in order to receive better construction prices.
  • The project year breakdown is as follows: 2019 – construct Jefferson Street from 112th Avenue to 119th Avenue. 2020 – construct Jefferson Street and 104th Court from 104th Court to 112th Avenue.
  • A preconstruction meeting was held with the contractor on Thursday, July 18. The contractor has indicated a start date of August 5, 2019, this date could vary slightly depending on weather or other unforeseen delays.
  • The 2019 portion of the project will be completed by mid-November.

Lever Street Area Reconstruction

Several streets near Lever Street and Ball Road will be reconstructed as a part of this project. The work has been split into two phases and access for residents is expected to remain open during the entire project.

Current Work

  • On phase one streets, Lever Street, 103rd Avenue, 101st Avenue and Quito Street, the bituminous pavement has been reclaimed on all streets.
  • Storm sewer is currently being installed on 103rd Avenue and Lever Street and is tentatively scheduled to be completed by August 2.
  • On phase two streets, National Street, 104th Avenue, 104th Lane, Ball Road, Rockney Street, the bituminous pavement has been reclaimed on all streets.
  • Grading work on phase two streets will continue for another week until the storm sewer crew is complete with phase one work.

Future Work

  • Curb and gutter is scheduled to start being installed on Lever Street, 103rd Avenue, 101st Avenue and Quito Street starting on the week of July 29.
  • Storm sewer work on phase two roads.

Tournament Players Parkway

Work on Tournament Players Parkway is complete. Due to the roadway being unavailable during the end of June and beginning of July this was the first project completed this year.

Anoka County Projects

The Anoka County Highway Department also has road projects impacting the City of Blaine. To learn more about those projects read the Anoka County Construction Weekly.

MnDOT Projects

MnDot is also working in the area this year. Most notably is the 35W MnPASS project.

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