2019 Street Improvement Updates

August 30, 2019

Construction has begun on this year’s street improvement project which covers the Partridge Estates and Heather Ridge neighborhoods. The improvements include miscellaneous storm sewer/sanitary sewer/water main repairs and replacement, replacement of isolated sections of structurally damaged curb and gutter, repaving of the asphalt pavement section, and installation of uniform street lighting. It also includes replacing the top surface of pavement on Helmo Avenue from 15th Street to Upper 23rd Street.
T.A. Schifsky & Sons, Inc. is the Contractor for this project. They have successfully completed many similar projects for the City.  This work will be done in phases by area to help minimize disruption. All project work is scheduled to be complete by early September.

Project Areas:

Current and Planned Work

Please water your sod to ensure that it survives! The Contractor will help for the first 30 days, but after that there will be no sod replacement for sod that dies. More information for sod care is on the attached sheet. Thank you!

Partridge Estates Area

  • Lighting work is now complete.  Xcel Energy now needs to complete the final power connections and then the system will be turned on.
  • The final layer of asphalt paving is planned for the week of September 9th.

Heather Ridge Area

  • The first layer of asphalt is now complete on all streets.  A soft spot is being repaired on 46th Street.
  • Driveway patching is being completed today.
  • The asphalt trail at Oakfield Park is being replaced now.
  • Manhole castings and water valve covers are being raised next to their final elevation in preparation for the top layer of asphalt paving.
  • The rest of the boulevard sodding is planned for next week.
  • The final layer of asphalt paving is planned for the week of September 9.
As construction progresses, please use caution traveling within the project area.  Also, please do not park vehicles on the street from 7AM to 7PM within the project area unless instructed to by the Contractor to accommodate driveway work. This will help the Contractor to work more efficiently, and will create a safer work zone. Thank you, as always, for your ongoing patience and cooperation.
If there are any questions or comments regarding the project, please contact one of the following people:
  • Joe Meemken, 651-724-5588, On Site Project Representative, SEH
  • Jeff Thene, 651-490-2049, Sr. On Site Project Representative, SEH
  • Brian Bachmeier, 651-730-2730, Oakdale Public Works Director/City Engineer
  • Todd Blank, 651-490-2017, Project Manager, SEH
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