Construction Projects - 2019 Season

Improvement 17-06 - NE H Street Reconstruction and Sidewalk Construction

Reconstruction of H Street from Mill Avenue to 13th Avenue NE and addition of a sidewalk from 1st Avenue NE to 3rd Avenue NE.

Benefits of the Proposed Construction

  • New driving surface
  • New curb and gutter to promote better street drainage
  • On-street parking maintained
  • Better walkability from with sidewalk connection to other local sidewalks
  • Standard street width of 35-feet to promote slower residential speeds
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Improvement 17-07 - 10th Avenue NE Reconstruction

Reconstruction of 10th Avenue NE from Washington Street (State Highway 210) to NE J Street.

Benefits of the Proposed Construction

  • New driving surface
  • New curb and gutter to promote better street drainage
  • On-street parking maintained
  • Standard street width of 35-feet to promote slower residential speeds
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Improvement 16-09 - Buffalo Hills Lane and Mississippi Drive Reconstruction

Reconstruction Buffalo Hills Lane from Graydon Avenue to Mississippi Drive and Reconstruction of Mississippi Drive from Buffalo Hills Lane to the dead end.

Benefits of the Proposed Construction

  • New driving surface
  • New curb and gutter to promote better street drainage
  • Addition of storm sewer
  • Narrow street surface (26-feet wide) which includes 2-11 foot driving lanes and 2-foot curb reaction distance to promote lower speeds
  • 8-foot separated trail for improved pedestrian and bicyclist safety
  • Connections to Buffalo Hills Trail, Paul Bunyan Trail, and Future Cuyuna Lakes State Trail
  • Construction of storm water pond to assist in clean storm-water runoff
  • Improved aesthetics
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Improvement 17-08 - Garfield Safe Routes to School

Construction of numerous sidewalk segments in northeast Brainerd as part of a federally funded Safe Routes to School project.

Proposed Sidewalk Segments:

  • North side G Street - 1st Avenue NE to 3rd Avenue NE
  • East side 10th Avenue NE - Washington Street (State Highway 210) to I Street
  • North side H Street - 8th Avenue NE to 13th Avenue NE
  • North Side J Street - Mill Avenue to 9th Avenue NE
  • North Side L Street - 12th Avenue NE to 14th Avenue NE
  • South Side N Street - Mill Avenue to 14th Avenue NE
  • East Side 9th Avenue NE - N Street to Q Street (Memorial Park Entrance)

Benefits of the Proposed Construction

  • Walkable improvements for improved pedestrian and student safety in and around Garfield and Lowell Elementary Schools
  • Improved sidewalk connectivity in northeast Brainerd.
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Improvement 17-10 - Southeast Alley Sanitary Sewer Reconstruction Project 

Reconstruction of sanitary sewer and alley between Oak Street and Pine Street from 11th Street SE to 19th Street SE

Benefits of the Proposed Construction

  • Elimination of infiltration of groundwater into sanitary sewer
  • New service connections serving private property
  • New alley construction for improved drainage and less maintenance
  • Re-alignment of private utilities and utility poles

Improvement 18-08 and 18-09 - College Drive and South 4th Street Mill and Overlay

Resurfacing of College Drive from Quince Street to County Road 48 and South 4th Street from College Drive to South 6th Street

Benefits of the Proposed Construction

  • Seals surface and repairs localized potholing
  • Lengthens pavement life cycle
  • Improved striping that is ground-in for less maintenance
  • American's with Disabilities Act upgrades to pedestrian infrastructure on South 4th Street

2019 Street Maintenance Projects

Improvement 19-03 Seal Coat - Select Streets 

  • Seals street surface with a layers of oil and rock
  • Restores street aesthetic

Improvement 19-04 Crack Sealing - Select Streets 

  • Seals street cracks to reduce water intrusion into street

Improvement 19-05 Street Striping - All Streets with Markings 

  • Joint contract with Crow Wing County to re-stripe all streets in Brainerd

Improvement 19-06 Street Patching - Select Streets

  • Large patches in streets with localized areas of potholing and cracking when the street is not identified for resurfacing or reconstruction in the City 5-Year Street Capital Improvement Plan