Powers Boulevard/Lake Lucy Road Pedestrian Crossing Improvements

Lake Lucy North Facing Rendering

Lake Lucy Road North Facing Rendering

Overview


The City of Chanhassen and Carver County have developed construction plans for pedestrian crossing safety improvements at the Powers Boulevard and Lake Lucy Road intersection in Chanhassen.

The proposed intersection design will seek to improve safety and efficiency through a number of improvements, including pedestrian-activated warning lights, a center median, and other alignment changes. These improvements are expected to improve pedestrian safety by increasing driver awareness, reducing street crossing distances, and improving sight lines.

The project has been bid and awarded to Valley Paving.  The work is expected to begin in late spring 2020 and be complete by fall 2020.  The work will be staged to allow Powers Boulevard to remain open to traffic, however short term closures of Lake Lucy Road will be needed.

  1. George Bender

    Assistant City Engineer
    Phone: (952) 227-1164

  2. Steve Ferraro

    Construction Manager/Engineering Technician IV
    Phone: (952) 227-1166

Project Updates

October 15, 2020

Friday, October 16, the contractor will be finishing removals of the wall and pavement and preparing for curb construction which is slated for Monday, October 19 or Tuesday, October 20.  Upon construction of the curb, work will begin to finish constructing the retaining wall and grading for trail paving, as well as beginning work on components for the pedestrian crossing system.  Tentatively, paving of the east portion of Powers Boulevard is slated for the week of October 26th. 

September 30, 2020


The contractor will be working on site tonight, outside of normal working hours. There will be a traffic control switch and the later hours will make this much safer and have less of an impact on traffic.  The work will be complete by 9:00 p.m. 



Related Resources



Current Traffic Control Layout 8.17.20


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