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Cedar Avenue Construction: Shoulders Open to Bus Traffic on Nov. 19

Here is the weekly construction update from Dakota County.

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Editor’s Note: The following is the weekly Cedar Avenue construction update from Dakota County. This update covers construction planned through Nov. 24.

Construction Schedule Through Nov. 24

Dodd Blvd to Upper 164th Street/Griffon Trail
Miscellaneous work and repairs.

Upper 164th Street/Griffon Trail to 160th Street
Miscellaneous work and repairs.

160th Street to south of 155th Street
Miscellaneous work and repairs.
Plant and tree installation.

South of 155th Street to 150th Street
Plant and tree installation.
Sod installation and seeding.
Install the light poles along Cedar Avenue.

150th Street to south of 140th Street
Constructing the architectural monuments along 147th Street.
Plant and tree installation.
Sod installation and seeding.
Working on pedestrian push buttons for the signal systems.
Install the light poles along Cedar Avenue.

South of 140th Street to Upper 136th Street
Plant and tree installation.
Sod installation and seeding.
Working on pedestrian push buttons for the signal systems.
Install the light poles along Cedar Avenue.
Schedules are subject to change due to weather and other unforeseen circumstances.

Bus Shoulders

Buses are scheduled to begin using the bus shoulders along Cedar Avenue on Monday, Nov. 19.

Temporary Lane Closures

Additional temporary lane closures may occur throughout the entire project area, except during the following times:
Northbound Cedar Avenue – morning rush hour
Southbound Cedar Avenue – afternoon rush hour

Sidewalk closures

The sidewalks along Cedar Avenue between 140th Street and 157th Street may be closed during construction. Please follow the posted detours.

Speed limits may be reduced in the work zone. Please don’t go around barriers into construction zones.

Upcoming Access Changes

No upcoming access changes are schedule at this time.

Schedules are subject to change due to weather and other unforeseen circumstances.

Sean Hayford Oleary November 18, 2012 at 07:47 PM
I look forward to the lighting installation being completed -- and the existing lights in the vicinity of CSAH 42 being fired up. I was bicycling on the sidewalk down there about a week ago, and it felt quite hazardous (even with bike lights) without any lights overhead.

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