Road Construction



The following is a brief summary of the anticipated major Road Projects for the 2020 construction season.  More specific information will be added throughout the construction season as it becomes available.

County Road 19 (Vista Road) Rehabilitation
Location:  Between CR 12 (Tagus Ave) and Meeker County

Anticipated Start of Construction
: Underway             

Anticipated Open to Traffic
: June, 2020

Contractor: Duininck, Inc. of Prinsburg, MN
 
This project includes milling off some of the existing pavement, reclamation of the remaining surface and underlying gravel, chemical stabilization of the material and bituminous (blacktop) paving.  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 is funded with Local funds.
 
May 8, 2020:  Milling is complete.  Reclamation starts next week.  A centerline culvert will also be lined next week near intersection of CR 73.
 
 
County Road 54 (Tagus Avenue) Aggregate Base and Bituminous Surfacing
Location:  Between CR 87 (108th Street) and CR 7

Anticipated Start of Construction: May 18, 2020  

Anticipated Open to Traffic: early June, 2020

Contractor: Duininck, Inc. of Prinsburg, MN
 
This project includes placing aggregate base on a portion of the project and bituminous (blacktop) paving.  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 is funded with Local funds.
 

County Road 11 (155th Street) Bridge Replacement over South Fork Crow River
Location:  Between CR 24 (Jade Road) and CR 66 (Harvest Road)

Anticipated Start of Construction
: May 11, 2020             

Anticipated Open to Traffic
: September, 2020

Contractor: Everstrong Construction, Redwood Falls, MN
 
This project includes removal of the current bridge and construction of a new single span concrete beam bridge.  During construction the road will be closed to all traffic between Between CR 24 (Jade Road) and CR 66 (Harvest Road).  The project is funded with State Aid and State Bond funds.

 
 
CR 15 (Morningside Ave) Reconstruction
Location:  Between 11th Street and 16th Street in Glencoe

Anticipated Start of Construction
: June, 2020             

Anticipated Open to Traffic
: August, 2021

Contractor: Duininck, Inc. Prinsburg, MN
 
This project includes the removal of existing pavement, subsurface soils corrections, horizontal and vertical curve adjustments, installation of a new railroad crossing, construction of a new roundabout at 16th Street and new bituminous pavement.  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 is funded with a combination of State Bonding, Municipal and County State Aid, and City funds.


CSAH 8 Reclamation and Paving
Start of Construction: August, 2019        Open to Traffic: Fall, 2019
 
Contractor: Knife River Corp. - North Central of Sauk Rapids, MN
 
This project includes the full-depth reclamation of the existing pavement and gravel base, new gravel base with stabilization, and new pavement on CSAH 8 from Renville County to the end of the asphalt section west of Vale Ave. 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 Federal Aid and State Aid funds. This project will be tied to Renville County's reclamation and paving project on Renville CSAH 20 and Renville CSAH 36.
 
May 8, 2020 Update:  Asphalt paving has been completed and pavement markings have been installed. Knife River is anticipating returning to perform surface repairs in early 2020. The roadway will be open to public traffic until Knife River is ready to perform the repair work.

 
2020 Seal Coat
Location:  Various County Roads - see MAP

Anticipated Start of Construction
: July, 2020             

Anticipated Open to Traffic
: August, 2020

Contractor: ASTECH  St. Cloud, MN
 
The 2020 Seal Coat contract includes seal coating and pavement marking on 27 miles of the following County Roads: 4, 10, 12, 14, 22, 32, 69, 71, 77, 81, and 107.  The project includes pavement marking on various other County Roads.  The project will be paid for using Local funds.
 

County Road 7 Shoulder Paving and Rumble Strips
Location:  Between US 212 and South Grade Road

Anticipated Start of Construction: May, 2020  

Anticipated Open to Traffic: June, 2020

Contractor: Duininck, Inc. of Prinsburg, MN
 
This project includes bituminous shoulder paving, milled intermittent rumble strips, and enhanced pavement markings.  During construction the road will remain open but have lane closures and/or flaggers controlling traffic.  Expect minor delays.  The project is funded with Federal Safety Funds (HSIP) and Local funds.
 

County Roads 3 and 15  Ground-in Wet Reflective Pavement Marking and Rumble Strips
Location:  Portions of County Road 3 and 15.  See construction map.

Anticipated Start of Construction: TBD, 2020  

Anticipated Open to Traffic: TBD, 2020

Contractor: AAA Striping, St. Michael, MN
 
This project includes installation of ground-in wet reflective pavement marking and milled intermittent rumble strips.  During construction the road will remain open but have lane closures and/or flaggers controlling traffic.  Expect minor delays.  The project is funded with Federal Safety Funds (HSIP) and Local funds.


FUTURE PROJECTS - SEE 5-YEAR PLAN page