2018 Street & Utility Improvement Project

Construction Updates

2019 Updates

Summer 2019

Posted September 5

Final paving starts September 11 for areas 2 and 3. A newsletter (PDF) was sent to impacted residents. 

Posted July 11

New sod was laid in areas impacted by construction. A newsletter was sent to residents. 

Spring 2019

Work will resume with final paving and final restoration of disturbed areas.

Posted May 6

Weather conditions permitting, the contractor will be returning to the site in May. Site restoration and final soil stabilization will take place once soil conditions permit. Concrete repairs will begin in approximately two weeks. Final paving operations will follow the concrete repairs and are expected to take place late May or early June. As always, please be mindful of the workers and drive carefully.

2018 Updates

Posted November 30
Construction has halted for the winter. 

Posted October 5
Work in Area 1 (see Project Area Map below) is complete. Site restoration is ongoing in Area 2. Road base preparation is underway in Area 3. Concrete curb and gutter, driveway repairs, and roadway paving in Area 3 will follow the road base preparation.

Posted June 28
The storm sewer and the curb installation have been completed in Area 1. Beginning the week of June 25, the contractor will work on correcting the road subbase in preparation for final grading and paving. In Area 2, watermain replacement and sanitary sewer spot repairs are underway. After the watermain and sanitary repairs are complete, the contractor will begin installing new storm sewer. Although removals and some storm sewer work have been completed in Area 3, the majority of the work in Area 3 is scheduled to begin in late July. Based on the contractor's latest schedule, construction will be complete by the end of October.

Posted May 29
Construction is scheduled to begin the week of June 4th. Traffic control will be set up and removals will begin in Areas 1 & 2. Work in Area 3 is scheduled to begin in late July.


September 4, 2019 (PDF)

July 8, 2019 (PDF)

May 22, 2018 (PDF)

June 27, 2018 (PDF)

July 19, 2018 (PDF)

August 2, 2018 (PDF)

August 9, 2018 (PDF)

August 22, 2018 (PDF)

August 30, 2018 (PDF)

September 7, 2018 (PDF)

September 25, 2018 (PDF)

May 6, 2019 (PDF)

Project Details

Project Area Map

2018 StreetandUtility Project Area.JPG

Area 1: Pavement Replacement and storm sewer repairs

Areas 2 & 3: Full street reconstruction with concrete curb and gutter, Storm sewer replacement, Sanitary sewer repairs, Water main replacement

Project FAQs

2018 Street and Utility FAQs (PDF)

Contact Information

For project coordination issues and information

Joe Homan, Construction Observer (612) 209-6269
Kelsey Gelhar, Project Engineer (612) 709-4897
Sue Polka, City Engineer/Public Works Director (651) 792-7846
John Lenarz, Northwest Asphalt, Inc. (952) 220-0684
Emergency Contact Hotline for temporary water – 952-367-7023

Utility Outages

Please Contact the following for utility outages: Xcel Energy (gas leak): (800) 895-2999 or 911
Xcel Energy (electric outage): (800) 895-1999
CenturyLink: (800) 573-1311
Comcast: 1-800-XFINITY
City of Arden Hills (water, sanitary, storm sewer): 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: (651) 792-7800
After hours call 911 (the dispatcher will contact the appropriate on-call service staff)

Project History & Schedule

August 3, 2017 Neighborhood Informational Meeting held

August 14, 2017 City Council received feasibility report

September 25, 2017 City Council held Public Hearing and ordered the improvements

December 12, 2017 Neighborhood Meeting held

February 2, 2018 Neighborhood Meeting held

February 26, 2018 City Council approved plans and specifications and ordered the advertisement for bids

March 29, 2018 Bid Opening

May 14, 2018 City Council declared costs to be assessed and awarded the construction contract to Northwest Asphalt, Inc.

June-October 2018 – Construction