Construction Projects - 2017 Season

Airport Utility Extension - Improvement 14-15


Project limits are generally along the State Highway 210 corridor between East Street and the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport, and along the East Street corridor from TH 210 to the Evergreen Interceptor west of 1st Avenue Northeast.

Project elements include the construction of new water and sanitary trunk lines along State Highway 210, reconstruction and rehabilitation of the existing trunk sanitary sewer system under E Street between the north-south interceptor west of 1st Avenue Northeast to the 8th Avenue Northeast/Mill Avenue intersection area, and the construction of a water booster station and multiple sanitary lift stations in Lum Park and along the State Highway 210 corridor to operate the system under design flows.

Construction is currently under winter suspension.  Work will continue and be completed in the Spring of 2017.
  
You can see more about the Airport Utility Extension Project by visiting Short Elliot Hendrickson's (SEH) website at http://www.sehinc.com/online/brd.  Here, you can find monthly project update memos, a project map, and the original Basis of Design Report.

​Jackson Street - City Improvement 14-03 - SAP 108-129-002

The City of Brainerd and the Contractor, Tri-City Paving, Incorporated will be working together to resurface Jackson Street from NW 4th Street (Riverside Drive) to the Brainerd City Limits.

Work will include removing the old pavement and gravel, re-grading the subgrade, placement of new gravel base, and placing a new bituminous surface.  Minor driveway, curb and gutter, and approach work will also be done as part of the project.

A sidewalk is planned to be incorporated as part of the project on the south side of the street.  There will also be bike lanes added as part of the project, and parking eliminated on both sides of the street.

​Construction Detour

A detour is planned for this work on Jackson Street and includes Baxter Drive, State Highway 210, and NW 4th Street (Riverside Drive).  The route will be open for local traffic to traverse through the work zone.

Construction 

Schedule
The most current construction schedule has the contractor starting removals on May 15th, 2017.  This is when the detour for through traffic will begin on Jackson Street.  Concrete work and gravel placement will take place from May 17, 2017 through June 2, 2017.  Paving on Jackson Street will tentatively take place from June 5, 2017 through June 9, 2017.  When paving and striping are completed, the road will be opened back up to through traffic.

The road will remain open to local traffic through the duration of construction.

Buffalo Hills Lane - City Improvement 16-13 - SAP 108-136-003

The City of Brainerd and the Contractor, Tri-City Paving, Incorporated will be working together to resurface Buffalo Hills Lane from S 6th Street to Graydon Avenue.

Work will include removing the old pavement and gravel, re-grading the subgrade, placement of new gravel base, and placing a new bituminous surface.  Minor driveway, curb and gutter, and approach work will also be done as part of the project.

​Construction Detour

A detour is planned for this work on Buffalo Hills Lane and includes the use of Crestview Lane, Woodland Hills Lane, Greenwood Street, and Business 371.

Construction Schdeule


The work on Buffalo Hills Lane will begin on June 19, 2017 with removals of the existing pavement and gravel.  Concrete work and gravel placement will also commence on June 19, 2017 and continue through July 7, 2017.  Paving on Buffalo Hills Lane will begin on July 10, 2017 and continue through July 14, 2017.  When paving and striping are completed, the road will be opened back up to through traffic.

The road will be open to local traffic throughout the construction.

Oak Street - City Improvement 14-01 - SAP 108-113-007

The City of Brainerd and the Contractor, Tri-City Paving, Incorporated will be working together to mill and overlay Oak Street from S 6th Street and SE 19th Street.

Work will include milling of the existing pavement surface and placement of a new bituminous surface to correct rutting issues in the current pavement.

All ADA sidewalk curb ramps are being replaced as part of the project.

​Construction Detour

No construction detour is planned for Oak Street.  However, traffic on side streets may have limited access to Oak Street at different times during construction along with Oak Street having shoulder closures throughout the project.

Construction Schedule


The work on Oak Street will start on June 5, 2017 with removals and milling on the mainline of Oak Street.  Concrete and gravel placement will continue through July 14, 2017.  Paving will start on July 10, 2017 and continue through July 28, 2017.  The road will be open to through traffic throughout construction, with local closures of side streets and shoulders of Oak Street to be expected throughout the duration of construction.