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CSAH 61 Construction Updates

November 10, 2017

Completed Work

  • All bituminous paving is now complete
  • Aggregate street base work is now complete
  • Trails and driveways are paved
  • All Curb and gutter work is now complete
  • Signage and guardrail work is complete
  • Utilities work is complete
  • CenterPoint work is complete
  • Bridge work is now complete
  • Electrical conduit has been installed

Scheduled Work: November 10-November 17

  • The project is planned to reopen on Thursday, November 16, weather permitting.
  • Sidewalk work will finish up
  • Lane lines will be painted
  • Median pavers and brick feature work will finish up
  • Final punch list items will be completed

November 3, 2017

CSAH 61 from Pine Street to Highway 41 will reopen today! Please see the map below for full access info.

 

Completed Work

  • Bridge railing was installed
  • Trails and driveways were paved
  • Curb was installed on Cedar St
  • Paved bituminous base and wear course on Creek Road and CSAH 61 from Pine to TH 41 and Bridge to west end
  • Signage and guardrail was installed
  • Utilities work is complete
  • CenterPoint work concluded
  • Bridge work is complete besides railing installation
  • Curb was installed on Creek Road and CSAH 61 from Cedar Street to the bridge
  • Curb has been installed from TH 41 to Cedar Street and west of the bridge
  • Electrical conduit has been installed

Scheduled Work: November 3-November 10

  • Curb and median/flat work will finish up
  • Aggregate base will be installed on remaining street segment of CSAH 61
  • Final paving will occur on all remaining streets next week
  • Sod/seed will be installed late next week
  • Installation of electrical features began and will continue into next week

October 27, 2017, Construction Update

Phase 3 traffic control is now in effect! Please refer to the staging map below for access information:

Completed Work

  • Paved bituminous base and wear course on Creek Road and CSAH 61 from Pine to TH 41 and Bridge to west end
  • Signage and guardrail was installed
  • Utility work is complete
  • CenterPoint work concluded
  • Bridge work is complete besides railing installation
  • Curb was installed on Creek Road and CSAH 61 from Cedar Street to the bridge
  • Curb has been installed from TH 41 to Cedar Street and west of the bridge
  • Electrical conduit has been installed

Scheduled Work: October 26-November 3

  • Curb and median/flat work will continue this week
  • Topsoil work began and will continue into next week
  • Bridge railing installation is scheduled for the end of this week
  • Aggregate base will be installed on remaining street segment of CSAH 61
  • Paving will occur on all remaining streets next week
  • Sod/seed will be installed late next week
  • Installation of electrical features began and will continue into next week

October 20, 2017, Construction Update

We anticipate that traffic control will switch over to Phase 3 on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Please refer to the staging map below for access information:

Completed Work

  • Utilities work is complete
  • CenterPoint work concluded
  • Bridge work is complete besides railing installation
  • Curb was installed on Creek Road and CSAH 61 from Cedar Street to the bridge
  • Curb has been installed from TH 41 to Cedar Street and west of the bridge
  • Bridge approach panels were installed
  • Electrical conduit has been installed
  • Bridge deck has been poured
  • Bridge crews have set the bridge beams
  • Storm sewer has been installed west of the bridge
  • Stage 2 has begun, and detour signage is in place

Scheduled Work: October 18-October 27

  • Paving of Creek Road, CSAH 61 from Highway 41 to Pine Street and west of the bridge is scheduled for early next week.
  • Turf restoration will begin
  • Gaurdrail and signs will be installed next week
  • Bridge railing will be installed mid to late next week
  • Traffic control is tentatively scheduled to switch over to Phase 3 on Tuesday, Oct 24.

October 12, 2017, Construction Update

Completed Work

  • Utilities will be finished east of the bridge
  • Curb has been installed from TH 41 to Cedar Street and west of the bridge
  • Bridge approach panels were installed
  • Electrical conduit has been installed
  • Bridge deck has been poured
  • Bridge crews have set the bridge beams
  • Storm sewer has been installed west of the bridge
  • Stage 2 has begun, and detour signage is in place

Scheduled Work: October 11-October 20

  • Median work will continue
  • Utilities will finish up, as well as services
  • The bridge will be painted this week
  • Grading will occur between Cedar St and the bridge, and curb will be installed Saturday
  • Cedar St to the bridge will be paved late next week. The final layer of paving will occur in all other areas
  • CenterPoint will be on site doing gasmain work

October 4, 2017, Construction Update

Completed Work

  • Utilities will be finished east of the bridge
  • Curb has been installed from TH 41 to Cedar Street and west of the bridge
  • Bridge approach panels were installed
  • Electrical conduit has been installed
  • Bridge deck has been poured
  • Bridge crews have set the bridge beams
  • Storm sewer has been installed west of the bridge
  • Stage 2 has begun, and detour signage is in place

Scheduled Work: October 6-October 13

  • Paving will occur from Highway 41 to Cedar St and the west side of bridge Oct 5 and Oct 6
  • Crosswalks were installed and median work continued
  • Utilities will finish up, as well as services
  • Bridge concrete work will finish up by Oct 6
  • CenterPoint will be on site doing gasmain work
  • Curb will be installed on Creek Road and CSAH 61 at the end of the week of Oct 9

September 28, 2017

Completed Work

  • Utilities will be finished east of the bridge
  • Curb has been installed from TH 41 to Cedar Street and west of the bridge
  • Bridge approach panels were installed
  • Electrical conduit has been installed
  • Bridge deck has been poured
  • Bridge crews have set the bridge beams
  • Storm sewer has been installed west of the bridge
  • Stage 2 has begun, and detour signage is in place

Scheduled Work: September 25-October 6

  • Sidewalk and trail grading will occur this week
  • Individual services will be installed at the end of this week
  • Bridge railing work will take place, followed by the concrete median and sidewalk
  • Remaining utility work will finish up
  • Grading and paving will occur from Cedar to TH 41 and west of bridge during the week of October 2
  • CenterPoint will be on site doing gasmain work

September 20, 2017

Work Completed to Date

  • Curb has been installed from TH 41 to Cedar Street
  • Bridge approach panels were installed
  • Electrical conduit has been installed
  • Bridge deck has been poured
  • Bridge crews have set the bridge beams
  • Stage 2 has begun, and detour signage is in place

Work scheduled to occur from September 20 to September 29.

  • Utilities will be complete by the end of the this week
  • Curb will be installed west of the bridge Wednesday
  • Bridge railing work will take place over the next two weeks
  • Sidewalk work will begin the week of the 25th, as well as miscellaneous curb and median work

September 13, 2017, Construction Update

Work Completed to Date  

  • Bridge deck has been poured
  • Bridge crews have set the bridge beams
  • Storm sewer has been installed west of the bridge
  • Stage 2 has begun, and detour signage is in place
  • Bridge crews have poured the east foundation of the bridge
  • Utility crews have completed a portion of the watermain work on Creek Road

Work scheduled to occur from September 11 to September 22.

  • Utilities will be complete by the end of the week of Sept 18
  • Electrical conduit will be installed this week
  • Curb will be installed east of the bridge late this week and west of the bridge early next week
  • Bridge approach panels will be installed at the end of this week into early next week

September 7, 2017, Construction Update

Work Completed to Date   

  • Bridge crews have set the bridge beams
  • Storm sewer has been installed west of the bridge
  • Stage 2 has begun, and detour signage is in place
  • Bridge crews have poured the east foundation of the bridge
  • Utility crews have completed a portion of the watermain work on Creek Road
  • Bridge crews have completed the installation of the steel piling for the east foundation
  • Crews have removed portions of the existing bridge in preparation of new bridge construction
  • Crews have removed a portion of the existing pavement in preparation for utility work
  • Crews have installed the Stage 1 detour signing and have officially closed the roadway

Work scheduled to occur from September 7 to September 15.

  • Bridge deck construction will continue
  • Grading will continue on CSAH 61 from TH 41 to Pine Street
  • Crews will complete the sewer and water work
  • Curb and gutter will be installed on CSAH 61 from Cedar to Highway 41
  • Utility crews will finish installing sanitary casing

August 28, 2017, Construction Update

Work Completed to Date

  • Storm sewer has been installed west of the bridge
  • Stage 2 has begun, and detour signage is in place
  • Bridge crews have poured the east foundation of the bridge
  • Utility crews have completed a portion of the watermain work on Creek Road
  • Bridge crews have completed the installation of the steel piling for the east foundation
  • Crews have removed portions of the existing bridge in preparation of new bridge construction
  • Crews have removed a portion of the existing pavement in preparation for utility work
  • Crews have installed the Stage 1 detour signing and have officially closed the roadway

Work scheduled to occur from August 28 to September 4.

No work will take place on Labor Day, Monday, September 4.

  • Utility crews will finish installing watermain casing late in the week under the creek channel, and sanitary sewer casing installation will begin.
  • Storm sewer work will continue east of bridge
  • Grading will occur on CSAH 61 from TH 41 to Pine Street
  • Bridge deck construction will continue

August 21, 2017, Construction Update

Work Completed to Date  

  • Storm sewer has been installed west of the bridge
  • Stage 2 has begun, and detour signage is in place
  • Bridge crews have poured the east foundation of the bridge
  • Utility crews have completed a portion of the watermain work on Creek Road
  • Bridge crews have completed the installation of the steel piling for the east foundation
  • Crews have removed portions of the existing bridge in preparation of new bridge construction
  • Crews have removed a portion of the existing pavement in preparation for utility work
  • Crews have installed the Stage 1 detour signing and have officially closed the roadway

Work scheduled to occur from August 21 to August 28.

Here’s what’s coming up!

  • Utility crews will continue to work on installing watermain and sanitary casing under the creek channel.
  • Storm sewer will be installed east of the bridge
  • Roadway crews will be grading for the new road from TH 41 to the bridge
  • Bridge deck construction will begin

August 17, 2017, Construction Update

Check out the new Stage 2 access and detour map!


August 15, 2017, Construction Update

Work Completed to Date

  • Bridge crews have poured the east foundation of the bridge
  • Utility crews have completed a portion of the watermain work on Creek Road
  • Bridge crews have completed the installation of the steel piling for the east foundation
  • Crews have removed portions of the existing bridge in preparation of new bridge construction.
  • Crews have removed a portion of the existing pavement in preparation for utility work.
  • Crews have installed the Stage 1 detour signing and have officially closed the roadway
  • Chaska Utility crews have installed new overhead power poles to accommodate the new bridge construction.
  • CenterPoint Energy crews are working to reroute gas lines within the project to accommodate the new roadway configuration.

Work Scheduled to be completed from August 14 to August 21

Here’s what’s coming up!

  • Bridge crews will continue to work on foundation and slope paving construction.
  • Utility crews will continue to work on installing the sanitary sewer and watermain casing under the creek channel.
  • Road crews will pave Creek Road and the new parking lot access road Wednesday.
  • The Phase 2 area will be milled

Traffic Notes

Stage 2 will begin this week. Please refer to the documents section for a detour map.


August 7, 2017, Construction Update

Work Completed to Date

  • Bridge crews have poured the east foundation of the bridge
  • Utility crews have completed a portion of the watermain work on Creek Road
  • Bridge crews have completed the installation of the steel piling for the east foundation
  • Crews have removed portions of the existing bridge in preparation of new bridge construction.
  • Crews have removed a portion of the existing pavement in preparation for utility work.
  • Crews have installed the Stage 1 detour signing and have officially closed the roadway
  • Chaska Utility crews have installed new overhead power poles to accommodate the new bridge construction.
  • CenterPoint Energy crews are working to reroute gas lines within the project to accommodate the new roadway configuration.

Work Scheduled to be completed from August 7 to August 14

Here’s what’s coming up!

  • Grading on CSAH 61 Pine to Cedar late in the week into next week
  • Utility work near the bridge will occur this week and next week
  • Curb will be placed on Creek Road, and paving will occur next week
  • Bridge crews will be removing the old bridge structure and constructing the west foundation of the new bridge this week into next week, and work on the east foundation will occur as well
  • The Phase 2 area will be milled next week, and traffic control will change.

Traffic Notes

Stage 2 will begin late next week. Please refer to the documents section for a detour map.

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July 31, 2017, Construction Update

Work Completed to Date

  • Bridge crews have poured the east foundation of the bridge
  • Utility crews have completed a portion of the watermain work on Creek Road
  • Bridge crews have completed the installation of the steel piling for the east foundation
  • Crews have removed portions of the existing bridge in preparation of new bridge construction.
  • Crews have removed a portion of the existing pavement in preparation for utility work.
  • Crews have installed the Stage 1 detour signing and have officially closed the roadway
  • Chaska Utility crews have installed new overhead power poles to accommodate the new bridge construction.
  • CenterPoint Energy crews are working to reroute gas lines within the project to accommodate the new roadway configuration.

Work Scheduled to be completed from July 31st to August 7th

Here’s what’s coming up!

  • Utility crews will continue to install sanitary sewer and storm sewer on Creek Road
  • Street crews will begin grading and shaping Creek Road in preparation for curb, which will be placed early next week
  • Bridge crews will be removing the old bridge structure and constructing the west foundation of the new bridge late this week into next week

Traffic Notes

Stage 1 road closure and detour is now up and in place. All traffic must use the regional or local detour routes. Please note that access to the VFW is open from Engler Blvd and Creek Road and access to Firemen’s park is open at Pine Street.


July 25, 2017, Construction Update

Work Completed to Date  

  • Utility crews have completed a portion of the watermain work on Creek Road
  • Bridge crews have completed the installation of the steel piling for the east foundation
  • Crews have removed portions of the existing bridge in preparation of new bridge construction.
  • Crews have removed a portion of the existing pavement in preparation for utility work.
  • Crews have installed the Stage 1 detour signing and have officially closed the roadway
  • Chaska Utility crews have installed new overhead power poles to accommodate the new bridge construction.
  • CenterPoint Energy crews are working to reroute gas lines within the project to accommodate the new roadway configuration.

Work Scheduled to be completed from July 24th to July 31st

Here’s what’s coming up!

  • Utility crews will continue to install watermain and sanitary sewer on Creek Road
  • Bridge crews will be constructing the east foundation and preparing to remove the remainder of the existing bridge.

Traffic Notes

Stage 1 road closure and detour is now up and in place. All traffic must use the regional or local detour routes. Please note that access to the VFW is open from Engler Blvd and Creek Road and access to Firemen’s park is open at Pine Street.


JULY 18, 2017

Work Completed to Date

  • Crews have removed portions of the existing bridge in preparation of new bridge construction.
  • Crews have removed a portion of the existing pavement in preparation for utility work.
  • Crews have installed the Stage 1 detour signing and have officially closed the roadway
  • Chaska Utility crews have installed new overhead power poles to accommodate the new bridge construction.
  • CenterPoint Energy crews are working to reroute gas lines within the project to accommodate the new roadway configuration.

Work Scheduled to be completed from July 17th to July 24th

Here’s what’s coming up!

  • Utility crews will be installing watermain and sanitary sewer on Creek Road
  • Bridge crews will be constructing the east foundation, including driving steel piling.

Traffic Notes

Please note that construction crews will open up the west end of the parking lot to provide additional parking over the weekend for the Fire and Ice event.

Stage 1 road closure and detour is now up and in place. All traffic must use the regional or local detour routes. Please note that additional stop signs have been added at the Pine Street and 4th Street intersection to make this intersection an all way stop.  Access to Firemens Park will continue to be at the Pine Street intersection.


JULY 14, 2017

Pile Driving Operation!!

Pile driving operations are scheduled to commence on Monday (7/17). Please be aware that pile driving is a fairly loud operation that may cause an inconvenience to those who may be sensitive to noise. Crews will only be allowed to drive piles  during normal business hours which are 7:00am to 7:00pm. 


Crain Is Set Up And Ready To Begin Pile Driving


JULY 12, 2017

Work Completed to Date

  • Crews have installed the Stage 1 detour signing and have officially closed the roadway
  • Chaska Utility crews have installed new overhead power poles to accommodate the new bridge construction.
  • CenterPoint Energy crews are working to reroute gas lines within the project to accommodate the new roadway configuration.

Work Scheduled to be completed from July 10th to July 17th
The following items will be in progress during this time period:

  • CenterPoint Energy crews will continue to be on site relocating gas lines.
  • Crews will be removing existing guardrail, pavement, trees and other items that must be removed or relocated to accommodate the new roadway.
  • Crews will be preparing for utility construction along Creek Road.

Traffic Notes
Stage 1 road closure and detour is now up and in place. All traffic must use the regional or local detour routes. Please slow down and use caution when traveling through the local detour route especially during the morning and evening commute. CSAH 61 / Chaska Blvd is open at this time from Pine Street to Chestnut Street for business and park access. The pedestrian crossing at Cedar Street is now closed. Pedestrian access / crossing is open at Pine Street and Chestnut Street.

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Construction is scheduled to begin July 10. Please see the graphic below for closure and access information

Project Contacts

Josh Eckstein, Project Manager
Bolton & Menk, Inc.
612-756-3445
joshec@bolton-menk.com

Jason Buboltz, Resident Project Representative
Bolton & Menk, Inc.
320-212-7567
Jasonbu@bolton-menk.com

Scott Smith, Project Manager
Carver County
952-466-5217
ssmith@co.carver.mn.us

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