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City of Minot News Flash

Posted on: May 5, 2022

Construction Q&A: Projects starting soon

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CITY HALL RETAINING WALL

What is it? Replacing water main and retaining wall near City Hall and the Minot Police Department

Where is it? The water main is in the parking lot around City Hall. The retaining wall is on the east and south sides of City Hall, and along 2nd Avenue SW on the north side of the Minot Municipal Auditorium’s north parking lot

When is it? Scheduled to begin work May 9 on replacing the water main, with work on the retaining wall starting a couple weeks later

How does it impact the public? Intermittent traffic disruptions on 2nd Avenue SW; disruptions to parking in lots near Police Department, although pedestrian access to PD will be maintained. Pedestrian access will be maintained to Municipal Court on the west side of the Auditorium, although vehicle traffic and parking will be disrupted on the west side of the Auditorium


ASPHALT PATCHING, STREET SEALING

What is it? Asphalt patching, chip sealing, fog sealing

Where is it? Various locations in Minot, including areas near the North Dakota State Fairgrounds

When is it? Asphalt patching May 9-June 10, weather permitting. Crack sealing June 10-July 1. Chip sealing and fog sealing July 5-22. Majority of project scheduled to be done before the State Fair starts

How does it impact the public? Intermittent road closures, lane closures, and restricted parking. There will be restricted on-street parking in the areas where these projects are happening. Contractors will place “No Parking” signs 48 hours in advance of the work starting; signs will stay in place until chip sealing and fog sealing is complete. Could be a week of restricted on-street parking


NEW FIRE STATION

What is it? Construction of Fire Station 5

Where is it? On Fourth Avenue NW, between 26th St. NW and 27th St. NW.

When is it? Construction scheduled to start in early May. Station is tentatively planned to be open in June 2023.

How does it impact the public? Potential intermittent impacts to traffic during portions of the construction.


MILL/OVERLAY, ADA RAMPS

What is it? Asphalt mill/overlay, concrete ADA ramp upgrades, concrete curb and gutter work

Where is it? On 16th Street SW from 24th Avenue SW to 37th Avenue SW, and on 37th Avenue SW from 16th Street SW to Broadway

When is it? Anticipated to start concrete work on May 16, weather permitting

How does it impact the public? Intermittent road lane closures on 16th Street SW and 37th Avenue SW

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