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Street Improvements

Updates 2022 Glenwood Street and Utility Improvement Project

August 31, 2022

 

Sub-cutting continued on 2nd Street last week, and crews began to lay new aggregate on the roadway. Drain tile was installed along both sides of 2nd Street from 3rd Avenue to 1st Avenue. Reclaim and shaping of 15th Street began last week to prepare it for paving.

 

All three layers of asphalt pavement will be laid on 15th Street this week. Shaping and grading will continue on 2nd Street, and the last of the storm sewer will be installed at the 2nd Street and 1st Avenue intersection.

 

Removal of blacktop, curb and gutter, and sidewalk is scheduled to take place at the 1st Avenue parking lot next week. Road and concrete work will also continue on 2nd Street.

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New aggregate on 2nd Street.

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15th Street reclaim.

August 24, 2022

 

Storm sewer catch basins and manholes were installed last week at the 2nd Street and 1st Avenue intersection and through the block to the north. Sub-cutting of the road also began.

Sub-cutting will continue on 2nd Street this week, and dirt will be brought in to begin grading the new road. In addition, drain tile will be installed along the curb line throughout the project. The 15th Street reclaim portion of the project will also begin this week.

Grading and shaping of 2nd Street will continue next week. The 15th Street portion of the project is planned to finish next week.

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Sub-cutting the road.

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Installation of storm sewer.

August 17, 2022

 

New sewer and water mains were installed last week through the 1st Avenue and 2nd Street intersection. Sewer and water lines were also installed north of 1st Avenue.

Crews will finish installing new storm sewer pipe, catch basins, and manholes at the 1st Avenue and 2nd Street intersection this week. Sub-cutting of the road will begin on the south end of the project, near 3rd Avenue.

New drain tile will be installed next week. It will be placed under the curb line throughout the project. Road sub-cutting will continue, and work on the remaining portions of the project (15th Street reclaim and 1st Avenue parking lot) is planned to begin next week. 

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Installation of a new water main valve.

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Installation of storm sewer (concrete pipe on left).

August 10, 2022

 

New sanitary sewer main was installed through the 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue intersection last week. Installation of storm sewer pipe continued north to 1st Avenue, and storm manholes and catch basins were installed at the 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue intersection.

 

Water mains and new sanitary sewer will be installed this week at the 2nd Street and 1st Avenue intersection. Installation of storm sewer and water and sanitary sewer mains will continue at the north end of the project.

 

The remainder of the underground work will be completed next week, and sub-cutting (replacing old dirt with new dirt to reshape the road) will begin. Work will also begin on the two remaining portions of the project (15th Street SE and the 1st Avenue SE parking lot).

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Installation of catch basins at the 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue intersection.

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Installation of sanitary sewer at the 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue intersection.

August 3, 2022

 

A new watermain and fire hydrant were installed this past week at the 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue intersection. Replacement of existing storm sewer began near 3rd Avenue moving north on 2nd Avenue.

Storm sewer and sanitary sewer replacement will continue this week at the 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue intersection.

Next week’s work will include the replacement of underground water and sewer mains at the 2nd Street and 1st Avenue intersection and storm sewer will be finished on the north end of the project.

The contractor is also planning to being work on the 1st Avenue parking lot and 15th Street SE next week.

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Storm sewer pipe is being placed between 2nd and 3rd Avenue.

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A fire hydrant is placed at 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue.

July 27, 2022

 

Work continued this past week on the replacement of water and sewer mains at the 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue intersection and should be finished next week.

Underground storm sewer work will begin next week between 3rd Avenue and 2nd Avenue and the intersection of 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue.

Short interruptions in water service will occur during work on the watermain. Properties that will experience an outage have been notified. The contractor will also notify those property owners again at the time of the outage and when the water service is turned back on.

As a reminder, there will be limited street access in the areas where the contractor is digging. 

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A backhoe digs to expose underground utilities.

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Existing Watermain

July 20, 2022

 

This past week removal of blacktop, curb and gutter, and sidewalk on 2nd Avenue SE took place from Main Street to 3rd Avenue. Removals are necessary to access the underlying utilities and to establish a level and sturdy base for new aggregate and pavement which increases the lifetime of the pavement. 

 

Replacement of watermain and sewer main (utilities) will begin next week. Connections will take place at both the 2nd Street and 1st Avenue intersection and the 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue Intersection. Replacing utilities reduces the risk of utility failures including water outages and sewage line clogs which lead to costly repairs and digging into the new roadway. While installing the utilities there will be limited street access in the areas where the contractor is digging.

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Week of July 20 Photo 1

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Week of July 20 Photo 2

For more information on announcements, contact the City of Glenwood

weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at 320-634-5433.

September 21, 2022

 

Underground storm sewer installation, sub-cutting, and grading on 2nd Street were completed last week.

Removal of asphalt and concrete will begin on the 1st Avenue parking lot this week. In addition, curb, gutter, and sidewalk concrete will be poured at the parking lot and on 2nd Street.

Asphalt will be placed on 2nd Street and the 1st Avenue parking lot next week. Last-minute finishes and clean-up will also take place next week.

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Removal of 1st Avenue parking lot.

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Sub-cutting and grading on 2nd Street.