News By Category: Physical Development
For the next week, crews will be paving the final layer of asphalt, or wear course, throughout the Douglas Dr (County Rd 102) corridor. Final paving is one of the last steps of the reconstruction process prior to reopening the roadway.
The Nov 9 issue of the New Hope/Golden Valley SunPost incorrectly lists Friday, Nov 10 as Leaf Drop-Off day at Brookview Park. The only Leaf Drop-Off day will be Saturday, Nov 11, 7 am-1 pm.
At the end of October, the City installed road sensors and cameras on Winnetka Ave south of Hwy 55, one in the northbound lane and one in the southbound. This technology will help City crews respond to changing pavement conditions more proficiently while reducing environmental impacts.
The City of Golden Valley and the Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission (BCWMC) are hosting an open house Thursday, Nov 9, 5-7:30 pm, to provide information about the DeCola Ponds B and C Improvement Project Feasibility Study. The event will be in the City Hall Council Chambers, 7800 Golden Valley Rd.
Remember, Golden Valley’s winter parking ordinance prohibits parking on public streets and alleys from 2-6 am daily Nov 1-March 31. Vehicles may be parked on private property in parking lots and driveways.
Over the next six weeks, crews will begin wrapping up construction in key areas of the Douglas Dr (County Rd 102) reconstruction project. Crews will continue to work hard to get Douglas Dr fully reopened between Duluth St (County Rd 66) and Hwy 55. The goal is to have it opened by early December.
Starting Oct 30, Hwy 55 just east of Golden Valley between Van White Memorial Blvd and West Lyndale Ave will be closed for about two weeks to replace a structurally deficient storm sewer. The work also will save time and money later when a METRO Blue Line Extension light rail station is built at the intersection above the sewer’s present location.
Starting Oct 13 through Oct 17, crews on the 10th Ave culvert project will work 14-hour shifts, from approximately 8 am to 9 pm. The extended hours are necessary so crews can replace the culverts underneath the Union Pacific Railroad tracks during a scheduled rail outage planned to allow the work to be completed.