Twin Birch Acres Street Reconstruction
Lead Engineer : David Krugler P.E.
(763) 862 - 8000
11/4/22: Due to complications, seeding has been postponed per MnDOT specifications until Spring 2023.
6/8/22: Due to complications, seeding has been postponed per MnDOT specifications until July 20th at the earliest.
10/18/21: Contractor will reestablish turf in the spring of 2022. Sprinkler systems will need to be flagged prior to work and includes portions of Staples St, Urbank St, 134th Ln, Alamo St, and Zumbrota St.
9/29/21: Residents may reinstall sprinkler systems removed during construction.
9/13/21: Monday through Wednesday (Sept. 13th,14th and 15th) paving at 133rd Ln, Staples St, Urbank St, 134th St, Alamo St, and Zumbrota St. Avoid overnight street parking in these areas these nights.
7/26/21: Utility relocates have completed (some service transfers remain) and seeding is expected this week or next: possible that seeding areas will be prepped (kill weeds, till) this week and hydroseed applied next week.
7/12/21: Curb removals and grading this week at the Alamo Street / 134th Lane corner. Curb installs at the corner expected by Friday the 16th or Monday the 19th.
6/25/21: Asphalt driveways and temporary cul-de-sac-bulb to be paved today. Ongoing grading of boulevard and lawn areas to continue through next week. Seeding expected after July 4th. Project completion now tentative for mid to late July.
6/14/21: Base lift paving completed except for temporary cul-de-sac and corner of Alamo and 134th Ln. Tentative project completion expected by July 4th.
6/9/21: Base lift paving pushed to Monday, June 14th, and Tuesday, June 15th. The following streets are expected to be paved Monday: Zumbrota St, 134th Ln, 134th Ave, Urbank St, and 133rd Ln between Alamo St and Urbank St. Staples St and the remainder of 133rd Ln are expected Tuesday.
6/7/21: Partial paving of base lift scheduled for Friday and Monday, June 11th and 14th. Expected areas are: Zumbrota St, 134th Ln, 134th Ave, Urbank St, and 133rd Ln between Alamo St and Urbank St on Friday and Staples St and the remainder of 133rd Ln on Monday.
5/20/21: Curb Installation Resident Notice No. 3 placed in doors. Curb Installation Resident Notice No. 3
5/12/21: Curb Installation Resident Notice No. 2 mailed out. Curb Installation Resident Notice No. 2
5/6/21: Curb Installation Resident Notice mailed out. Curb Installation Resident Notice
5/5/21: Earthwork and road preparation continuing through this week. Storm installs to resume Thursday May 6th. Curb and gutter anticipated for Urbank St, 134th Lane, Zumbrota St, and a portion of Alamo St on May 10th and 11th - concrete driveways will be installed in these areas as well.
4/29/21: Earthwork and road preparation continuing through next week. Storm installs should be completed next week. Curb installs planned for Monday/Tuesday May 10th/11th.
4/12/21: Storm installs begin today and are expected through next week. Silt fence installation to continue this week. Stump grinding expected April 15th and 16th.
4/5/21: Survey to continue staking. Tree clearing to continue. Street signs to be removed. Mailbox bank to be installed on Zumbrota St. on Wednesday 4/7.
Contractor schedule as of 3/31/21:
1. Close Road 4/5
2. Clear & Grub 4/5-4/9
3. Mail Boxes / Silt Fence 4/5-4/9
4. Reclaim 4/12
5. Pipe/Utilities 4/12-4/30
6. Grading 5/3
3/17/21: Surveyor began marking trees for removal. Contractor anticipated to begin clearing and removing trees the week of 3/22/21.
3/3/21: Notices were sent to residents regarding tree removal in preparation of the project. Oak Trees need to be down by March 31 to prevent the spread of Oak Wilt. Resident Notice
8/21/20: The contract had requirements that if this project was portioned in 2021, that storm/curb and bituminous
were in place by November 11, 2020.
Due to the lateness of award, and the contractor not starting this project this year, the deadlines are as follows
7/31/21 - Storm, Curb, Class 5 and first lift of Bituminous
8/15/21 - Final Lift of Bituminous
9/15/21 - Project Complete.
7/20/20: The Ham Lake City Council awarded the project to New Look Contracting, Inc.
7/15/20: Bids opened at 11:00am at City of Ham Lake.
6/24/20: Advertisement for Bids were advertised in Star Tribune and QuestCDN.com
The above information will be maintained as up to date as possible.