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Old Shakopee Road (CSAH 1) and 86th Street Intersection Improvement Project

What is the scope of the project?

The project includes safety improvements at the intersection of Old Shakopee Road (CSAH 1) and 86th Street along with multi-use trail installation along the east side of Old Shakopee Road (CSAH 1) from 24th Avenue to just south of 86th Street to augment multi-modal travel as part of Bloomington’s Alternative Transportation Plan. Some of the components of the project include:

  • Installation of medians along Old Shakopee Road, from 86th Street to approximately 400’ south and 400’ north of 86th Street to allow for protected left turns at the intersection.'
  • Widening of Old Shakopee Road to the east, near the intersection of 86th Street to allow for median installation along with other minor geometric revisions on the east side of the intersection.
  • Signal system modifications to accommodate the work in the intersection.
  • Multi-use asphalt trail installation on the east side of Old Shakopee Road from 24th Avenue to approximately 500’ south of 86th Street (adjacent to the proposed Fire Station in the SE quadrant of 86th Street/Old Shakopee Rd) as part of the City of Bloomington Alternative Transportation Plan.
  • Upgrading pedestrian ramps in the intersection of 86th Street and Old Shakopee Road to ADA compliance. 

This Project will be designed and constructed in cooperation between the City of Bloomington and Hennepin County.  It will also be coordinated with the installation of the new fire station in the SE quadrant of 86th Street/Old Shakopee Road along with other development in the area.

How is the project funded?

The project will be funded by South Loop Development funds and City of Bloomington funds.

What is the project’s schedule?  

The project is anticipated to complete design around March/April 2019 and begin construction in the late Spring – early Summer 2019.

Updates

October 2019

October 25, 2019

Striping and boulevard restoration is complete. CenterPoint Energy and Xcel Energy private utility work will continue in the area into early November.

October 18, 2019

Striping and boulevard restoration is scheduled to complete by the end of the week of October 14.  CenterPoint Energy and Xcel Energy will be in the area starting the week of October 21 to complete remaining private utility work.  The outer lane for both northbound and southbound Old Shakopee Road will be closed to complete this work. 

October 11, 2019

Sign installation has started and will complete the week of October 14.  Striping and boulevard restoration are also scheduled to complete the week of October 14.  The signal pole in the southwest quadrant will be installed in the next two weeks and the remaining poles will be installed when they are available and delivered to the site.  This is anticipated to occur in early 2020.  The intersection will remain at a 4-way stop until the signal poles are available and installed.

October 4, 2019

The final layer of asphalt pavement is complete.  Signing and striping are anticipated to occur the week of October 7 along with boulevard restoration.

September 2019

September 27, 2019

During the week of September 30, the contractor will continue miscellaneous electric work and site clean-up. The contractor is scheduled to pave the final lift of asphalt pavement on Wednesday, October 2. This work is weather dependent and subject to change.

September 20, 2019

Concrete work is scheduled to complete by the end of the week of September 16.  Grading of class 5 gravel for the asphalt trail will continue the week of September 23 along with boulevard restoration.  Paving of the asphalt trail along with the final layer of asphalt in the street is anticipated to occur in early – mid October. 

September 13, 2019

Electrical work for the signal system will continue the week of September 16 along with grading for the asphalt trail on the east side of Old Shakopee Road. The remainder of the concrete work is anticipated to occur late in the week of September 16 (weather permitting).

September 6, 2019

Paving of all layers of asphalt except the final layer is anticipated to occur late in the week of September 2. Electrical work for the signal system is scheduled for the week of September 9 and grading of the asphalt trail on the east side of Old Shakopee Road is anticipated to begin late in the week. The remainder of the concrete work is scheduled for the week of September 16.

August 2019

August 30, 2019

Concrete curb installation is anticipated to complete on the east side of Old Shakopee Road and 86th Street late in the week of August 26.  Fine grading of class 5 gravel will be followed by paving of the first layers of asphalt later in the week of September 1.   

August 23, 2019

The Phase 3 area on the east side of Old Shakopee Road has started.  Concrete removals, storm sewer work, excavation and placement of class 5 gravel will continue the week of August 26.  Concrete curb installation is scheduled for later in the week of August 26.  

August 16, 2019

The Contractor will complete paving of the Phase 2 area late in the week of August 12 and plans on starting the Phase 3 area, which is the east side of Old Shakopee Road early in the week of August 19.  Pavement and concrete removals, along with excavation are scheduled for the week of August 19. 

August 9, 2019

Pavement removal and placement of class 5 is complete in the Phase 2 area.  Curb installation is scheduled to begin late in the week of August 5 which will be followed by grading of the class 5 and paving asphalt the week of August 12.  Phase 3 is anticipated to begin the week of August 19, which includes work on the east side of Old Shakopee Road.  Traffic lanes will be shifted along the corridor as phases change, leaving one lane open in both directions. 

August 2, 2019

Concrete curb and sidewalk replacement on the west side of the intersection will complete this week. The Contractor plans to begin Phase 2 the week of August 5, which includes the median in the center of Old Shakopee Road. Traffic lanes will be shifted along the corridor as phases change, leaving one lane open in both directions.

July 2019

July 25, 2019

The portions of the signal system that will be replaced have been removed and the intersection remains at a 4-way stop. Concrete curb and sidewalk replacement on the west side of the intersection is scheduled for the week of July 29. CenterPoint Energy is anticipated to complete gas main relocation on the east side of Old Shakopee Road the week of July 29.

July 19, 2019

The signal has been shut down at the intersection and placed at a 4-way stop.  The Contractor plans to begin removals of the existing sidewalk on the west side of the intersection along with removal of the existing signal equipment the week of July 22.  Concrete curb and sidewalk replacement on the west side of the intersection will follow the week of July 29.  CenterPoint Energy has started gas main relocation on the east side of Old Shakopee Road and will continue the week of July 22.  Lane closures along Old Shakopee Road have been put in place and will be adjusted as work progresses.

July 12, 2019

CenterPoint Energy is scheduled to start gas main relocation on the east side of Old Shakopee Road late in the week of July 8.  This is anticipated to take two weeks to complete.  The first phase of construction, which includes curb and gutter and pedestrian ramp replacement on the west side of the intersection is anticipated to start the week of July 22.  The signal at 86th St and Old Shakopee Rd will be shutdown with the intersection placed at a 4 way stop condition the week of July 15.

June 2019

June 21, 2019

A pre-construction meeting was held on Wed, June 19 in the Bloomington Public Works Training Room.  The Contractor anticipates starting removals in late July and more information will be given when construction nears.  Private utility relocations are anticipated to begin in early-mid July in advance of the construction.

Stay informed

As the Project continues to move forward, notices for neighborhood informational meetings will be posted on this website and sent to adjacent property owners.

Throughout the project design and construction, updates will be provided via this website, through  E-Subscribe, and via direct mailings to those property owners adjacent to the project.