This project is in the planning stages. Apex Engineering is working with the city to develop the project.
As of 11-6-2015 the project includes street improvements to the following streets:
2nd Ave SE (from 5th St SE, east to end), 6th St SE (from 2nd Ave to East Mill), 10th Ave SE/Maplewood (from Broadway to 7th Ave SE), Lake Region Blvd (from Broadway, east to end of existing pavement),
Other streets being discussed for potential paving and/or utility work are:
Swan Boulevard, Ridgecrest, Maplewood, 2nd St NW, 2nd St SW, 3rd St SW, 3-1/2 Ave/6th St SE, Old Fergus Rd, Dump Road, Great Northern Rd, Elevator Rd, 4th St SE, 4th Ave NW-Trailer Park, 5th Ave NE, 6th Ave NE, 6th St NE, 7th Ave NE, 8th Ave NW, 9th Ave SW, 10th Ave SW, 12 Ave SW/SE.
Of the above street list the following may be eliminated from the list:
2nd St NW, 2nd St SW, 3-1/2 Ave/6th St SE, 12th Ave SW/SE, Old Fergus Rd, Dump Rd, Great Northern Rd, Elevator Rd.
Planned utility improvements include 2nd Ave SE, 6th St SE, 6th St NE.
Street and utility list may change as the project develops.
As of 11-01-2017 the project is mostly complete. A final layer of bituminous will be placed in the Spring of 2018. Also, the parking lot work west of the downtown businesses will be done in the Spring of 2018. There is a project assessment public hearing on Nov 14, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the city hall council chambers.