CSAH 1 – Rice County Archive

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PAST CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

  • Weeks of April 2, 2019 and April 9, 2018
    • Tree clearing, expected to take 2 working days to complete. Flaggers and shoulder/lane closures in the immediate vicinity of the work will be utilized. Drivers along this segment of CSAH No. 1 (110th St) should expect minor traffic delays.
    • Utility relocations (electric, gas, communications) to begin. Drivers along this segment of CSAH No. 1 (110th St) should expect minor traffic delays associated with crews/equipment working on the relocations.
  • Starting April 30, 2018
    • Notice to Bridgewater Heights Residents
      • County Road No. 1 road closure scheduled for Monday, April 30th. Bridgewater Heights residents will continue to utilize County Road No. 1 on Monday. Ingress/egress will be via County Road No. 1 to MN TH 246 only.
  • Week of May 7 – 12
    • Relocate sanitary sewer and watermain in vicinity of box culvert
    • Excavate and prepare bedding for box culvert
    • Construct Breckenridge driveway
    • Begin mass earthwork operations in roundabout area
    • Apply dust control to extension of Highland Pkwy (temp road) Wednesday/Thursday, weather permitting
  • Week of May 14 – 19
    • Complete watermain and sanitary sewer forcemain connection and testing at box culvert location
    • Excavate and prepare bedding for box culvert
    • Crane and box culvert delivery/installation is scheduled for Wednesday; contingent upon gas main cutover on Tuesday
    • Continue mass grading operations between Highland Pkwy and Erwin Way
  • Week of June 4, 2018
    • Heselton Construction continues to work on storm sewer near the box culvert and will be installing storm sewer easterly toward Highland Parkway.
    • Grading is progressing west toward Enwood Trail. Gas should be cleared in the Highland Parkway area Monday night and grading will then continue in the roundabout area.
    • The Dundas PRV is scheduled to be removed next week and construction of the new PRV at the intersection of TH 3/CSAH 1 is also anticipated to begin.
  • June 29, 2018
    • Sanitary Sewer and Watermain Relocation is nearly complete at Highland Pkwy
    • Xcel Gas is relocating their gas main again
    • Tolerancing of subgrade from Endwood Way easterly has begun
    • Sand subbase placement is scheduled to begin early next week
    • Cement stabilization of the clay subgrade is scheduled for July 5th
    • Wingwall construction at the box culvert has commenced
    • The stormwater pond has been partially excavated to serve as a temporary sediment basin
    • Temporary seeding/mulching on areas that are finish graded
    • Storm sewer installation in the roundabout will begin next week, following completion of the sanitary sewer and watermain
  • July 10, 2018
    • Contractor planning to remove one-half of the reclaim material (aggregate) from TH 3 to Endwood Tr.
      • Wendwood Addition traffic will continue to utilize current access for the remainder of the week and into early next week
      • A dynamic sign board will be placed at Endwood Tr. to notify local traffic of a pending access change and the date for the proposed change
    • Contractor to construct roadway up to crushed rock grade from Jefferson Rd. to just east of Erwin Way
      • Upon completion, Wendwood Addition traffic will ingress/egress from Erwin Way to Jefferson Rd., via the crushed rock portion of CSAH No. 1.
    • Contractor to then begin full grading operations from Endwood Tr. to TH 3. No local access to Wendwood Addition will be permitted from TH 3 to Endwood Tr.
    • Emergency services, US Mail, and garbage services will be notified of the pending access location change
    • On Tuesday, July 17, the contractor intends to mill the remaining bituminous and aggregate base
    • On Wednesday, July 18, the contractor intends to begin reclamation of the remaining bituminous and aggregate base.
      • Local traffic currently ingressing/egressing from the east (TH 246) will continue this practice, however, it will be on an aggregate roadway
      • This work is in preparation for grading operations to progress easterly
      • As grading progresses easterly, local access changes should be expected and will be communicated
  • July 26, 2018
    • Current work includes: subdrain installation from TH 3 to the roundabout, excavation and aggregate base placement adjacent to TH 3, final box culvert wingwall forming.
    • Proposed work for remainder of week and next week includes:
      • Aggregate Base Class 2 placement from TH 3 through the roundabout and prepare for curb and gutter
      • Installation of electrical conduits for roundabout lighting
      • Grade and seed ditches and backslopes along north side of CSAH 1 between TH 3 and Jefferson Rd.
      • Continue grading operations east of the roundabout toward Timberlane Dr.
    • NOTE: Bittersweet residents will begin using Highland Pkwy and 115th St. for ingress/egress, tentatively on Tuesday, July 31st. The temporary road currently being used will be removed as grading operations progress east. A sign will be erected to provide additional notification of the traffic control changes.