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Xerxes Ave Road Construction Projects

Xerxes Avenue Construction Projects 2014

Project 1. Xerxes Avenue Bridge Reconstruction

Managed by: MN DOT

Start Date: April 7, 2014

Estimated Completion Date: July, 2014

Summary of work: Remove and replace the bridge decks, panels and approaches; Replace bridge rails;

Upgrade pedestrian crossings at ramp intersections to meet modern accessibility standards

Public meeting(s): None


Project 2. Xerxes Avenue Gas Pipeline Project

Managed by: Centerpoint Energy

Start Date: mid-April, 2014

Estimated Completion Date: July, 2014

Overview: In preparation for a Hennepin County paving project on Xerxes Avenue, Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, will replace approximately 5,700 feet of 2-inch, 3-inch and 6-inch steel pipe with plastic pipe along Xerxes Avenue S. from 54th Street W. to Highway 62 and relocate approximately 150 feet of 12-inch steel pipe at the intersection of Xerxes Avenue S. and 58th Street W. The work will also include replacing approximately 180 natural gas service lines. Our project will include removal of the temporary bump-outs for the pipeline construction. Hennepin County is working on a permanent solution for these bump-outs.

Public meeting(s): Wednesday, April 9th at 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Edina Community Center, 5701 Normandale Road, Edina, Room 332.


Project 3. Xerxes Avenue Mill & Overlay

Managed by: Hennepin County

Start Date: August 2014

Estimated Completion Date: TBD

Overview: Hennepin County will be doing a road mill & overlay project along Xerxes Avenue between 66th Street and Minnehaha Creek.

Public meeting(s): Edina Community Lutheran Church (4113 W. 54th Street, Edina)

April 23 from 6:30-8:00 p.m.: Residents of Xerxes between Crosstown and 60th Street

April 28 from 6:30-8:00 p.m.: Residents of Xerxes between 60th Street and Minnehaha Creek

Website: TBD

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