The contractor has begun restoration work on boulevards and yards, which will continue into next week.
Work on the new retaining wall off of Dale Street North is completed. The contractor will continue preparing the boulevard along Dale Street North for the sidewalk installation the week of October 8th, weather permitting. Restoration of yards and boulevards will follow work on the sidewalk. Thank your for your continued cooperation and patience during this project, it is greatly appreciated.
The contractor is currently installing the retaining wall for the new sidewalk off of Dale Street North. Preliminary prepping of the boulevard for the sidewalk has also taken place this week. The contractor will work on final grading of the sidewalk along with prepping boulevards and yards for restoration once the retaining wall is completed. The sidewalk will be poured after final grading, followed up by sodding and paving of the final lift.
The contractor will continue prepping the boulevards for black dirt and digging remaining driveways for the asphalt patch which is scheduled for Tuesday if weather cooperates, therefore, residents should have vehicles needed that day out by 7:00 am and residents can park in their driveways after paving is complete.
The contractor will continue to grade the boulevards in preparation for black dirt. On Wednesday on Arner the contractor will dig out asphalt drives to be paved on Thursday, and then continue to prep Dale for installation of the sidewalk. Those residents with asphalt driveways should have any vehicles needed moved by 7:00 am and will have access to their driveways when paving is complete.
The concrete work has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 6 due to rain. Installing concrete in wet weather can have negative short and long term impacts. For the next several days you can park your car in your driveway. On Thursday, September 6, please have all the vehicles, trailers, and boats you will need for the next seven days out of your driveway by 7 am. Thank you for your continued cooperation.
All underground utilities will be completed today on Arner and Dale St. The contractor is in the process of prepping the roads for gravel and curb and gutter in the Arner and Dale St area for the remainder of the this week and the week of August 27th, along with possibly prepping the boulevard on Dale St for sidewalk. Residents should have any vehicles needed moved from their driveways and parked on streets adjacent to the project by 7:00 am and will have access to their driveways when the contractor is finished in the evening.
The contractor is working on installing the storm sewer collection and infiltration system and will continue with that into the week of August 20th.
The contractor has completed installing cleanouts and sanitary services on Arner Avenue. They are now installing new gate valves and fire hydrants for the next few days. Please continue to observe posted warning signs, stay alert for construction equipment and workers, and remind children about the dangers of the construction site.
The new sanitary sewer mainline has been installed on Arner Avenue. The contractor is currently working on installing sanitary sewer cleanouts for homes on Arner Avenue and Dale Street North, and will follow with construction of the stormwater collection and infiltration system. Once all underground utilities have been installed, work on grading and prepping the road for curb and gutter and the base layer of pavement will begin. Work on the concrete sidewalk on Dale Street North is scheduled to start near the end of August, or early September, after the base layer of pavement is put down.
Beginning July 23rd, contractor is having supplies and equipment delivered to the Arner Ave and Dale St projects.
Due to rain delay the start of the project has been pushed back a week. Pavement reclamation is scheduled for the week of July 16th with the installation of the underground utilities to follow.
Pavement removal will take place July 2nd - July 9th. Installation of underground piping will begin July 9th and last approximately 3 weeks. All trees have been cut down and Xcel and Q-3 will be back next week to finish gas on Arner Avenue. The tree contractor may be back next week to start grinding out stumps.
Arner/Dale Update 6-12-18
Tree removal is expected to start the week of June 18th, the existing asphalt surface is expected to be removed the week of June 25th, and the installation of the underground piping is planned to start the week of July 2nd.
Bids were received and the award will be presented May 21st at City Council Meeting.