Pavement Management Program (PMP) Trails

Serving as an extension of our Pavement Management Program (PMP) the PMP Trails program will address the design, construction, and maintenance of the City’s existing bituminous trails. The City of Bloomington’s responsibility to maintain twenty-five miles of street trails and thirteen miles of park trails requires evaluation of the existing trail conditions prior to rehabilitation.  Following evaluation, trail segments selected for rehabilitation are designed to meet today’s standards including minimum trail widths and proper geometry.  The construction techniques used would include crack sealing, fog sealing, overlay or complete reconstruction.  Keeping with the values of the City of Bloomington PMP, subsequent construction and maintenance will strive to expend taxpayer funds in a cost effective manner in order to ensure the most value for residents.  As perspectives shift from viewing trails as amenities to being considered assets to multi-modal transportation and healthier living, it is becoming increasingly necessary to plan, build, and maintain these assets.

2020 PMP Trails Project

The 2020-110 PMP Trails Improvement Project includes the reconstruction of two existing trails in Bloomington. These trails will include:

Updates:

November 2020

November 20, 2020

West Bush Lake Road (from: Oakmere Road to Highwood Drive)
Top soil and hydroseed are scheduled to be completed the week of November 23.

West Bush Lake Road (from: Oakmere Road to Highwood Drive)
The contractor has scheduled the last segment of asphalt paving of the trail to be completed the week of November 16. Top soil and hydroseed will also be completed once the asphalt paving is finished. 

November 6, 2020

West Bush Lake Road (from: Oakmere Road to Highwood Drive)
The contractor has scheduled the last segment of asphalt paving of the trail to be completed the week of November 9. Top soil and hydroseed will also be completed once the asphalt paving is finished.
 

October 2020

October 30, 2020

West Bush Lake Road (from: Oakmere Road to Highwood Drive)
The contractor paved the trail from Oakmere Road to approximately 400’ north of W. 84th Street. The remainder of the asphalt trail will be paved the week of November 2 following the completion of the last retaining wall. The contractor will also be in the week of November 2 to continue site restoration.

October 23, 2020

West Bush Lake Road (from: Oakmere Road to Highwood Drive)
The contractor had scheduled paving of the trail to be completed the week of October 19. Due to the inclement weather that asphalt paving has been pushed back. Engineering staff and the contractor are working to identify a future date this fall to complete the asphalt paving of the trail.

October 16, 2020

West Bush Lake Road (from: Oakmere Road to Highwood Drive)
The contractor has scheduled asphalt paving on this segment for Thursday, October 21. Site restoration including topsoil and hydroseed will be completed following the asphalt paving.

October 9, 2020

West Bush Lake Road (from: Oakmere Road to Highwood Drive)
The contractor will finish the remaining concrete work early the week of October 12.  The contractor is tentatively looking to asphalt pave this segment the week of October 19.

September 2020

September 25, 2020

Auto Club Road (from: Zion Road to Minnesota Valley Condominium)
The contractor will be back in the area the week of September 28 to complete site restoration with topsoil and seed.

West Bush Lake Road (from: Oakmere Road to Highwood Drive)
The contractor will continue excavating and building the retaining walls the week of September 28. The contractor will also continue grading the proposed trail in preparation for asphalt paving. 

September 18, 2020

Auto Club Road (from: Zion Road to Minnesota Valley Condominium)
The contractor will be back in the area the week of September 28 to complete site restoration with topsoil and seed.

West Bush Lake Road (from: Oakmere Road to Highwood Drive)
The contractor will continue excavating and building the retaining walls the week of September 28. The contractor will also continue grading the proposed trail in preparation for asphalt paving. 

September 11, 2020

Auto Club Road (from: Zion Road to Minnesota Valley Condominium)
The contractor has finished grading the proposed trail. This segment of trail is scheduled to be paved following the relocation of private utilities.

West Bush Lake Road (from: Oakmere Road to Highwood Drive)
The contractor will continue excavating and building the retaining walls the week of September 14. 

September 4, 2020

Auto Club Road (from: Zion Road to Minnesota Valley Condominium)
The contractor has finished grading the proposed trail. This segment of trail is scheduled to be paved following the relocation of private utilities.

West Bush Lake Road (from: Oakmere Road to Highwood Drive)
The contractor will continue excavating and building the retaining walls the week of September 7. 

August 2020

August 28, 2020

Auto Club Road (from: Zion Road to Minnesota Valley Condominium)
The contractor has finished grading the proposed trail. This segment of trail is scheduled to be paved following the removal of private utility poles.

West Bush Lake Road (from: Oakmere Road to Highwood Drive)
The contractor will begin excavation for the retaining walls the week of August 31.  Executive staff and City Council were contacted by a resident in this area with concerns regarding pedestrian accessibility in the area during construction.  Staff is currently working with the resident, along with the MnDOT ADA office and the Contractor to address the concerns. 

August 21, 2020

Auto Club Road (from: Zion Road to Minnesota Valley Condominium)
The contractor has finished grading the proposed trail. This segment of trail is scheduled to be paved late the week of August 24.

West Bush Lake Road (from: Oakmere Road to Highwood Drive)
The contractor will continue clearing of existing vegetation and select trees will also occur late the week of August 24. Pavement removals of the existing trail will also continue the week of August 24. The contractor will also begin excavating for the retaining walls on this segment.
 

August 14, 2020

Minnesota Bluffs Drive (from: Auto Club Road to Bloomington Ferry Road) & Quail Ridge Playlot
The contractor will be back in the area to touch up the hydroseed in areas affected by the recent heavy rainfall.


Auto Club Road (from: Zion Road to Minnesota Valley Condominium)
The contractor will continue grading the aggregate base the week of August 17.


West Bush Lake Road (from: Oakmere Road to Highwood Drive)
The contractor will be in the area installing erosion and sediment control devices the week of August 17. Clearing of existing vegetation and select trees will also occur late the week of August 17.
 

August 7, 2020

Minnesota Bluffs Drive (from: Auto Club Road to Bloomington Ferry Road) & Quail Ridge Playlot
The asphalt paving, topsoil, and hydroseed has been completed. The contractor will be in the week of August 10 completing minor site clean-up items.


Auto Club Road (from: Zion Road to Minnesota Valley Condominium)
Removals of existing asphalt trail is scheduled to begin the week of August 10.
 

July 2020

July 31, 2020

Minnesota Bluffs Drive (from: Auto Club Road to Bloomington Ferry Road) & Quail Ridge Playlot
The contractor will continue grading the proposed trail. Asphalt paving on this trail segment is scheduled for late the week of July 27 with topsoil and hydroseed the week of August 3.


Auto Club Road (from: Zion Road to Minnesota Valley Condominium)
The contractor plans to begin removals on this segment the week of August 3.
 

July 17, 2020

Minnesota Bluffs Drive (from: Auto Club Road to Bloomington Ferry Road) & Quail Ridge Playlot
The contractor will continue grading the proposed trail. The contractor will also begin relocating existing hydrants out of the proposed trail section. Asphalt paving on this segment is scheduled for the week of July 27.
 

July 2, 2020

Minnesota Bluffs Drive (from: Auto Club Road to Bloomington Ferry Road) & Quail Ridge Playlot
Erosion & sediment control devices were installed on Wednesday, July 1. The contractor will be installing traffic control devices and begin removals of the existing asphalt trail on Monday, July 6.


 

2018 PMP Trails Project

The 2018-402 Park Trail Improvement Project includes the reconstruction of two existing trails in Bloomington. These trails include:

Updates:

May 2019

May 24, 2019

Sunrise Park Trails; Bush Lake Road Trail from Oregon Avenue to Hyland Lake Park Entrance

Due to inclement weather, concrete work has been rescheduled for the week of May 27.
 

May 17, 2019

Sunrise Park Trails
Paving of the asphalt surface and restoration of the grass areas has been completed. Concrete work has been scheduled for the middle of the week of May 20.

Bush Lake Road Trail from Oregon Avenue to Hyland Lake Park Entrance
Paving of the asphalt surface and restoration of the grass areas has been completed. Concrete work has been scheduled for the middle of the week of May 20.
 

May 10, 2019

Sunrise Park Trails
Paving of the asphalt surface has been rescheduled for Monday, May 13, and will be followed by concrete work and restoration the week of May 13.

Bush Lake Road Trail from Oregon Avenue to Hyland Lake Park Entrance
Removals of the existing trail pavement and excavation is scheduled to be complete by week’s end and will be followed by fine grading of the trail base.  Paving of the trail surface is scheduled for late the week of May 13.

May 3, 2019

Sunrise Park Trails
Fine grading of the aggregate base is scheduled to begin Monday, May 6 with paving of the asphalt surface scheduled for Wednesday, May 8. Restoration of the grass areas affected by construction will follow.

Bush Lake Road Trail from Oregon Avenue to Hyland Lake Park Entrance
Installation of erosion control items will begin on Monday, May 6 to be followed by removal of the existing trail and excavation of the existing trail base on Wednesday, May 8.

November 2018

November 16, 2018

Sunrise Park Trails and Bush Lake Road Trail from Oregon Avenue to Hyland Lake Park Entrance
Paving of the Sunrise Park trail had been scheduled for the week of November 12, however due to inclement weather and freezing temperatures, the aggregate rock base has frozen preventing the paving without detrimental effects. As current forecasts do not show significant temperature increases, paving of the trail and restoration will be postponed until Spring of 2019. The entrances to Sunrise park will be ramped to provide access to the park area.
 

November 9, 2018

Sunrise Park Trails and Bush Lake Road Trail from Oregon Avenue to Hyland Lake Park Entrance
Fine grading of the park trail at Sunrise Park has been completed. Paving of the trail has been postponed due to inclement weather, paving is tentatively scheduled for late the week of October 12.

November 2, 2018

Sunrise Park Trails and Bush Lake Road Trail from Oregon Avenue to Hyland Lake Park Entrance
Removal of the existing pavement and excavation of the proposed trail area is expected to be complete late the week of October 29th and is to be followed by fine grading early the week of the November 5th.  Paving of the new asphalt surface is tentatively scheduled for late the week of November 5th.

October 2018

October 26, 2018

Sunrise Park Trails and Bush Lake Road Trail from Oregon Avenue to Hyland Lake Park Entrance
Additional removals are scheduled for early the week of October 29th and will be followed by concrete work and excavation of the trail area.  Installation of the rock aggregate base is expected late the week of October 29th

October 19, 2018

Sunrise Park Trails and Bush Lake Road Trail from Oregon Avenue to Hyland Lake Park Entrance
Removals have been scheduled to begin the week of October 22 at Sunrise Park and will be followed by excavation and placement of the aggregate rock base.

October 12, 2018

Sunrise Park Trails and Bush Lake Road Trail from Oregon Avenue to Hyland Lake Park Entrance
Due to continues rain delays, the beginning construction work has been rescheduled to begin at Sunrise Park the week of October 22

October 5, 2018

Sunrise Park Trails and Bush Lake Road Trail from Oregon Avenue to Hyland Lake Park Entrance
Work is scheduled to begin with removal of the existing trail pavement at Sunrise Park the week of October 15.

2017 PMP Trails Project

"Virtual" Open House

The following displays are the same that were presented to the public at the September 12 Open House.

PDF icon Collegeview Road Board.pdf

PDF icon East Marsh Lake Park Trail Board.pdf

PDF icon Lindstrom Drive Board.pdf

The 2017-110 PMP Trail Improvement Project will also include reconstruction of the West Bush Lake Road Trail from Highwood Drive to Marth Road.

Updates:

July 2017

July 14, 2017

Lindstrom Drive Trail (from Bloomington Ferry Road to South Bay Drive)
Additional restoration and punchlist items remain.

July 7, 2017

Lindstrom Drive Trail (from Bloomington Ferry Road to South Bay Drive)
Removal of traffic control signs has been ordered, as has the installation of salvaged street signs.  Due to theft of existing signs, new signs have been ordered for replacement. Restoration will follow any disturbances from the previously mentioned items.

Marsh Lake Park Trail (from W. 96th Street to Hillcrest Community School)
Installation of an ADA compliant bench adjacent to the new trail was completed this week. Additional restoration and punchlist work remains.

June 2017

June 30, 2017

Lindstrom Drive Trail (from Bloomington Ferry Road to South Bay Drive)
Boulevard restoration, including residential landscaping to disturbed yards, was completed this week. Work on the restoration of irrigation systems began and will continue into next week after the holiday.

Marsh Lake Park Trail (from W. 96th Street to Hillcrest Community School)
Paving of the trail segment took place earlier this week and was followed by boulevard grading. Top soil was also prepped for hydro seed application to take place after the upcoming holiday.

June 23, 2017

Lindstrom Drive Trail (from Bloomington Ferry Road to South Bay Drive)
Restoration of the area began earlier this week and will continue with repairs to damaged irrigation systems and additional landscape work on adjacent properties.

West Bush Lake Road Trail (from Highwood Drive to Marth Road)
The boulevard areas of the trail were shaped and sprayed with rapid stabilization and seed to restore the trail surroundings.

Marsh Lake Park Trail (from W. 96th Street to Hillcrest Community School)
Concrete work in the area was completed earlier this week in anticipation of paving scheduled for Monday, June 26th.

June 16, 2017

Lindstrom Drive Trail (from Bloomington Ferry Road to South Bay Drive)
Restoration of the trail segment will begin early next week.

Collegeview Road Trail (from Poplar Bridge Road to Normandale College)
The remainder of the trail segment will be restored with the application of hydro seed in the boulevard areas.

West Bush Lake Road Trail (from Highwood Drive to Marth Road)
Restoration of the trail boulevard areas will begin next week.

Marsh Lake Park Trail (from W. 96th Street to Hillcrest Community School)
Removal of the existing trail as well as the excavation of the proposed trail was completed this week. Concrete work will follow in various areas of the trail.

June 9, 2017

Lindstrom Drive Trail (from Bloomington Ferry Road to South Bay Drive)
Paving of the trail was completed at the end of this week and will be followed by boulevard restoration to be completed next week.

Collegeview Road Trail (from Poplar Bridge Road to Normandale College)
Restoration of the boulevard areas began late this week and will be completed early next week.

West Bush Lake Road Trail (from Highwood Drive to Marth Road)
Paving of the trail was completed at the end of this week and will be followed by boulevard restoration early next week.

Marsh Lake Park Trail (from W. 96th Street to Hillcrest Community School)
Two trees were removed from the trail site early this week in preparation for staking of the proposed trail. The trees were removed to accommodate the proposed trail alignment and width, however removing trees also presented an opportunity to remove two ash trees that would have been susceptible to the emerald ash borer, an invasive species that feeds on ash trees. Excavation and placement of the aggregate base is scheduled to begin on Monday, June 12.

June 2, 2017

Collegeview Road Trail (Poplar Bridge Road to Normandale College)
Restoration of the boulevard areas is scheduled to be completed next week. This work will include the seeding of the boulevard areas and the placement of erosion prevention netting on embankment areas.

Lindstrom Drive Trail (Bloomington Ferry Road to South Bay Drive)
Concrete sidewalk and pedestrian ramps were poured late this week in anticipation of paving scheduled for early next week .

West Bush Lake Road (Highwood Drive to Marth Road)
Excavation and placement of the aggregate base were completed this week as well as the construction of concrete sidewalk and pedestrian ramps. Paving is scheduled to be completed next week.

Marsh Lake Park Trail
Removal of a tree within the park area will take place early next week ahead of construction scheduled to begin the week of June 12th.

May 2017

May 26, 2017

Collegeview Road Trail (Poplar Bridge Road to Normandale College)
Paving the trail segment and patching of driveways and pedestrian ramps are scheduled to be completed before the holiday weekend. Restoration and seeding of boulevard areas are scheduled for the end of next week.

Lindstrom Drive Trail (Bloomington Ferry Road to South Bay Drive)
Excavation and placement of the aggregate base were completed late this week, paving of the asphalt trail and construction of new concrete areas are scheduled to begin immediately after the Memorial Day holiday.

West Bush Lake Road (Highwood Drive to Marth Road)
Excavation and placement of the aggregate base are scheduled to begin immediately after the Memorial Day holiday.

May 19, 2017

Construction will continue on the Collegeview Road trail segment with concrete driveways being poured early next week and trail paving to follow. Work on the Lindstrom trail segment will resume next week with excavation and placement of the aggregate base.

May 12, 2017

Collegeview Road Trail
Removal of the existing trail segment took place earlier this week ahead of the grading and base work. Completion of the grading and aggregate base work will be followed by concrete work scheduled for next week.

Lindstrom Drive Trail
Construction work on will begin on Monday, May 15 with removal of the existing trail and will be followed by grading and aggregate base work.

 

May 4, 2017

Construction is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 8 on Lindstrom Drive from Bloomington Ferry Road to South Bay Drive (East Leg), Collegeview Road from Poplar Bridge Road to Normandale College (West entrance) and West Bush Lake Road from Highwood Drive to Marth Road. Preliminary work is currently taking place at the three project sites in anticipation of removal work scheduled for next week.

For more information or to leave comments regarding this program contact
Cecilio Santana at (952) 563-4860 or Csantana@BloomingtonMn.gov