2021 Street Improvement Project

The 2021 Local Street Improvement Project, City Project 02-21, was initiated by the City Council at their September 21, 2020, regular City Council meeting. Improvements proposed for construction in 2021 include the following:

  • Full Depth Reclamation (FDR), addition of concrete curb and gutter, and bituminous paving of Stonebridge Road, Stonebridge Circle, Loring Drive, and Minneapolis Avenue
  • Full Depth Reclamation (FDR) and bituminous paving of Hardscrabble Circle and Hardscrabble Road N
  • Utility Improvements consisting of enhancements to stormwater drainage, minor repairs to the watermain and sanitary sewer systems, replacement of two four-inch sanitary sewer forcemains along Hardscrabble Circle and Hardscrabble Road North, replacement of Lift Station #3 and the forcemain along Minneapolis Avenue, and the adjustment of valve boxes and manhole rings and castings.

Project Updates

Project Update March 31, 2021:

Bids for the project were opened on March 16, 2021, and only 3 bids were received and were higher than the budgeted amount.  The City Council held a special meeting on March 25, 2021, and decided to split the project into a street improvement project and a utility improvement project (CP 02a-21 and CP 04-21, respectively).  The projects will be re-bid on April 21, 2021, and April 28, 2021, and the City Council will review the bids and consider award of both projects on May 3, 2021.  Residents will receive an invite to an assessment hearing and receive a construction newsletter detailing the schedule and construction information in mid-May.  Should the projects move forward, the assessment hearing will be held on June 7, 2021.


Project Schedule:

  • Neighborhood Meeting : October 5, 2020
  • Accept Feasibility Report / Call Public Hearing: December 7, 2020
  • Public Hearing / Council Auth. Prep. of Plans and Specifications: January 4 & January 19, 2021
  • Open Bids: March 16, 2021
  • Council Orders Assessment Hearing, Accepts Bids and Awards Contract: April 5, 2021
  • Assessment Hearing: May 3, 2021 
  • Begin Construction: Late May / Early June 2021
  • Substantial Construction Completion* : Late September 2021
  • Final Construction Completion (Final Lift of Bituminous Wear Course)*: Late October 2021

*Construction schedule is weather dependent.

Estimated Cost Summary

2021 Street Improvements

Proposed Improvements

Feasibility OPC

Pre-Bid OPC

Schedule A:  Surface Improvements



Schedule B:  Watermain Improvements



Schedule C:  Sanitary Sewer Improvements



Schedule D:  Storm Sewer Improvements



Schedule E:  Trail Improvements on Minneapolis Avenue



Schedule F:  Lift Station 3 on Minneapolis Avenue



Schedule G: Pond Maintenance



Total Estimated Probable Cost



Helpful Links: 

2021 Street Improvement Neighborhood Meeting- October 5, 2020 Work Session

Neighborhood Meeting Letter

2021 Street Improvement Project Neighborhood Meeting Power point