2016 Street Improvement Project - Minnewashta Manor Area


The City is considering a street improvement project in the Minnewashta Manor neighborhood in the summer of 2017. The streets are proposed to be reconstructed to the existing width and concrete curb and gutter is proposed to be installed. The water main under the street and the water services from the water main to the property line are proposed to be replaced. Some sanitary sewer repairs are also proposed within the reconstruction area. Stormwater management improvements are also being considered.
Bids were received and opened on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. Acceptance of bids and award of contract is scheduled for Monday, January 23, 2017 at which time the Bid Alternate will be approved.

Project Updates

August 10, 2017

Beginning tomorrow through next week, water main work will be taking place on North Manor from Tanagers Lane to Highway 7. Crews will also begin installing water services in Tanagers Lane. Road building on Minnewashta Woods Drive, Orchard Lane and Tanagers Lane will also begin tomorrow and will continue through next week.

August 1, 2017

This week:  The utility contractor will be finishing up water services and removing the remaining temp. water on Minnewashta Woods Dr. and Orchard Ln. after bacteria testing is completed on the new lines. Storm sewer installation is scheduled for Minnewashta Woods Dr. and Orchard Ln. Temp. water will also be set up for Tanagers Ln. and North Manor Rd. GMH Asphalt will be mobilizing and starting to rebuild Sandpiper Trail.

Next week:  The utility contractor will finish remaining storm sewer and start water main work on Tanagers Point and North Manor Rd. GMH Asphalt will continue on Sandpiper Trail and then move on to Minnewashta Woods Dr. and Orchard Ln.

*Due to small utility conflicts and weather events, this project is currently 2-3 weeks behind schedule. The contractor may work some Saturdays in order to get back on schedule.

Revised Schedule

Project Phase
Bid Opening
January, 2017
City Council Holds Assessment Hearing; Accept Bids and 
Award Contract
January 23, 2017
Start Construction June, 2017
Substantial Completion
September, 2017


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