Penn/Oliver Avenue South Concrete Street Rehabilitation

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Project Status
 CIP Status Stage 3: Preconstruction

Project Details

Project Type
Concrete Street Rehabilitation

Project Location
Penn/Oliver Ave S from West Lake of the Isles PKWY  to Douglas Ave

Construction Dates
Anticipated start – Week of June 18th, 2017
End – Week of August 13th, 2017

Traffic Impact
Short term detours

The purpose of the Concrete Streets Rehabilitation Program is to extend the life of some concrete city streets. This program is similar to the Asphalt Pavement Resurfacing Program with the objective to improve and maintain the roadway infrastructure. The goal is to target concrete streets that with proper concrete repair will extend the street’s life to improve ride quality and support neighborhood livability.

Concrete streets generally deteriorate over time as water and salt enter joints and cracks. Poor drainage, underlying soil condition, and higher traffic volumes can accelerate the deterioration. The repair of concrete primarily consists of saw cutting, removing and replacing concrete joints that have deteriorated and other pavement distresses. Other repair techniques include removal and replacement of concrete panels if it is determined the condition of the concrete does not warrant salvaging the panel pavement. Other improvements within the project limits include upgrades to select pedestrian ramps, replacement of select curb and gutter, and a diamond grind resurfacing of the street pavement.

Scope

The proposed project is part of the Concrete Streets Rehabilitation Program. Penn-Oliver Ave S was constructed in 1970 and is a good candidate for concrete repair and resurfacing. Concurrent with the street work, utility improvements will be completed associated with gas, and sewer.

For More Information

View the first project newsletter for more information on the project.

See this video for a deeper look into what concrete rehabilitation involves.

See this FAQ Sheet on concrete rehabilitation for more information.

Public Meetings

Pre-Public Hearing Meeting
6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Kenwood Community Center
2101 W Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405 

Public Hearing
9:45 a.m., Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Council Chambers, City Hall
350 South 5th street, 3rd Floor

Project Updates

August 11, 2017 Update

August 4, 2017 Update

July 28, 2017 Update

July 21, 2017 Update and Newsletter

July 14, 2017 Update

July 7, 2017 Update

June 30, 2017 Update

June 23, 2017 Update

June 16, 2017 Update 

 

Project Contacts

Nicole Schmidt, Project Information Contact, nicolesc@bolton-menk.com or 612-430-2805

Brad Fisher, Project Representative, bradfi@bolton-menk.com or 612-759-7240

Elisha Langat, Engineer, Elisha.Langat@minneapolismn.gov or 612-673-5974

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Last updated Aug 23, 2017

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