News By Category: Douglas Drive
Crews will be paving the final layer (wear course) on Douglas Dr from Medicine Lake Rd to Duluth St until around 9:30 pm July 28. Lane restrictions are in place and traffic on Douglas Dr will be down to one lane in each direction in areas where paving will occur.
On Fri, July 14, crews will begin milling Douglas Dr intersections at both Medicine Lake Rd (County Rd 70) and Duluth St in preparation for final paving from Medicine Lake Rd to Duluth St, and on Duluth St from Douglas Dr to Adair Ave. Road users will experience short-term lane restrictions when milling operations begin. Work is anticipated to last a day.
Crews are on pace to complete road reconstruction of the Douglas Dr project corridor by the end of November 2017. To continue the progress, the project needed to push forward to the next stage before completing the previous stage. This has meant expanded construction zones and closures, which cause additional delays for motorists.
Beginning Tuesday, June 13, Douglas Dr will close to through traffic from Golden Valley Rd to just north of the Hwy 55 Frontage Rd as crews begin reconstruction in the area. Alternate routes and signage will be provided
Properties Along Portion Of Douglas Dr Construction Project To Experience Overnight Water Shut-Off June 9-10
As crews replace old underground water pipes as part of the Douglas Dr (County Rd 102) reconstruction project, homes and businesses along a portion of the project will experience an interruption of water service June 9-10 between 7 pm and 7 am.
One of the key activities for this stage of the Douglas Dr construction project is the removal and replacement of sanitary, storm, and water main pipes. Crews remain busy with this work in two areas right now: Douglas Dr between Duluth St (County Rd 66) and Phoenix St, and Duluth St between Douglas Dr and Brunswick Ave.
Crews are removing pavement in the Douglas Dr construction zone so excavation for utility work can begin and placing erosion control features, such as silt fences, gravel bags, and straw rolls, so crews can move in and proceed with clearing topsoil.
Starting Monday, March 27, crews will resume reconstruction work on Douglas Dr (County Rd 102). Information about this year’s construction work and schedules will be provided at an open house Tuesday, March 28, 5:30 – 7 pm, Golden Valley City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Road.
Hennepin County will resume its major reconstruction of Douglas Dr (County Rd 102) on Monday, March 27. Information about this year’s construction work and schedules will be provided at an open house Tuesday, March 28, 5:30 – 7 pm, Golden Valley City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Road. There will be no formal presentation — stop in at any time.