Crack sealing delayed until April 28, week of May 1
The city's annual street maintenance projects, including sealcoating, crack sealing and pavement markings, are scheduled to start in late April. Overlays and reconstruction will start in June. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
- Crack sealing UPDATE: Due to weather conditions, crack-sealing crews are halting operations. They hope to return mid-morning April 28. Otherwise, they will be back Monday. The "No Parking" signs will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, since crews still have most of the project to complete. See Project Map [PDF]
- Sealcoating: Bituminous sealcoating is scheduled to begin in mid-May.
- Pavement markings/line painting: Painting is scheduled to start the week of May 22. It typically lasts one week. Crews return later in the summer to mark new sealcoated streets.
Utilities work to impact traffic on Valley Industrial Boulevard South
Crews are installing communication fiber along Valley Industrial Boulevard South from the cell tower to Quarry Lake Park. This project is expected to continue into early May.
Utilities installation continues on Sarazin Street
Sarazin Street will be closed for a few hours Friday, April 28 between Fourth Avenue and the Shakopee Public Utilities driveway for repaving.
The Sarazin Street trail between Fourth Avenue and Highway 101 remains closed. The trail along Fourth will also be cut to allow for construction entrances. Both trails will be patched with gravel during construction. Crews hope to reopen in May.
Expect traffic impacts at Vierling Drive and Eagle Creek Boulevard
Watch for lane closures and other traffic disruptions at Vierling Drive and Eagle Creek Boulevard the week of April 24 as crews pour new curbs and driveways.
Gorman-Fourth intersection to close in May
Sometime the first week in May, the intersection of Gorman Street and Fourth Avenue is expected to close for installation of communications utilities for the new City Hall building. Crews will patch the road and return later to repair it.
Expect heavy truck traffic near Adams Street and Vierling Drive
With site work starting on the new Hy-Vee grocery store, motorists and residents can expect heavy truck traffic in the area over the coming months. Trucks will be entering and exiting the lot at the intersection of Adams Street and Vierling Drive. The traffic is likely to drag dirt onto the streets. Please be careful when driving in the vicinity.
Pedestrian bridge at Memorial Park removed
The Minnesota Valley State Trail's Mill Pond channel pedestrian crossing is closed. The bridge, located on the northern edge of Memorial Park, has been removed. The city is working with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and other partners to explore options of repairing, replacing or completely removing the bridge.