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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.

Clover Leaf Parkway and 93rd Lane Reconstruction

93rd Lane

  • Final restoration was completed during the week of September 9.
  • Pavement markings will be placed in the coming weeks.

Clover Leaf Parkway

  • Curb and gutter is scheduled to be installed on September 23-25. The contractor will direct one lane of traffic for the construction of the new curb and gutter.
  • Driveway aprons and remainder of sidewalk is scheduled to be installed on September 26-27.  
  • The base course layer of bituminous from Ulysses Street to Polk Street is scheduled to be paved on October 4.
  • Final restoration and bituminous wear course is scheduled for the middle of October.

Clover Leaf Parkway Closure from Highway 65 to Ulysses Street

  • A road closure will be in place October 7 - October 21 between Ulysses Street and Highway 65 to complete the remaining curb and gutter, and bituminous in this area.
  • This road closure is tentatively scheduled to be for two weeks. Please note this schedule is weather dependent and subject to change.
  • Detour signage will be in place to direct motorists around the closed section.

Jefferson Street Reconstruction

  • Preparation for pouring curb and gutter from 112th Avenue to 113th Avenue was completed along with installing a majority of the storm sewer from Terrace Road to 115th Avenue.
  • Starting the week of September 16, curb and gutter, driveway aprons and sidewalks are scheduled to be poured from 112th to Terrace Road and storm sewer will be installed from 115th Avenue to 117th Avenue.
  • The 2019 portion of the project will be completed by mid-November.

Lever Street Area Reconstruction

  • Paving of Lever Street and Ball Road and wear course on all other streets is scheduled for the week of September 16.
  • Remaining restoration work will be completed after paving has been completed.
  • The project will be completed by mid-October.

Pheasant Ridge Drive and Lexington Avenue Intersection Reconstruction

Phase 1 

  • This week the contractor reclaimed the bituminous and removed the gravel along with the curb and gutter all on the north side of Pheasant Ridge Drive. 

  • Next week (9/23-9/27) the contractor is scheduled to install some of the new storm sewer and make a water main connection also on the north side of Pheasant Ridge Drive.

Phase 2 – start October 10, 2019

  • Reclaim pavement
  • Underground utilities  
  • Concrete curb
  • Shape gravel base and place asphalt
  • Boulevard and median restoration
  • Place final asphalt and striping
  • Signal modification

Tentative Project Completion – November 15, 2019

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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This information has been compiled by the City of Blaine engineering department.

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