Old Snelling Trail & Watermain Improvement

Construction Updates

See Newsletters below for more details

Posted November 30
Road has been opened to traffic with striping completed.
Construction has halted for the winter. Final touches will be completed in the Spring.

Posted October 5
Site restoration and paving operations are ongoing. Concrete curb and gutter work and trail paving for the portion of trail on Old Snelling Avenue between McCracken Lane and County Road E-2 are scheduled for the week of October 8.

Posted July 30
Old Snelling Road will reopen on August 10.

Posted June 26
Old Snelling Road will remain closed at the railroad bridge until the week of July 9.

Posted May 28
Old Snelling Road will be closed at the railroad bridge starting June 11 for three weeks. Watch for detours.

Posted May 7
Traffic control has been set up and removals have begun in all areas of the project. Underground utility work will continue for a few weeks.

Newsletters
May 2018 (PDF)

July 2018 (PDF)

July 19, 2018 (PDF)

August 2, 2018 (PDF) 

August 22, 2018 (PDF)

September 7, 2018 (PDF)

September 25, 2018 (PDF)

Project Details

County Road E – Trail construction
Snelling Avenue – Trail construction and water main installation
County Road E-2 – Trail construction between Cleveland Avenue and New Brighton Road, Water main replacement between Valentine Hills Elementary School and Snelling Avenue N

Project Area Map (PDF) Old Snelling Trail Project Area.JPG

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
Brian Wellman, Sunram Construction (612) 282-3953

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

September 26, 2016 City Council authorizes feasibility report

January 5, 2017 Trail open house was held

January 6, 2017 City Council received feasibility report

March 13, 2017 City Council authorizes preliminary design

September 11, 2017 City Council authorizes final design

December 12, 2017 Neighborhood meeting held

February 12, 2018 City Council approved plans and specifications and ordered the advertisement for bids

March 22, 2018 Bid Opening

March 26, 2018 City Council awarded the construction contract to Sunram Construction

May - October 2018 Construction