Morningside D & E Neighborhood Roadway Reconstruction

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Morningside D & E Neighborhood Roadway Reconstruction updates will be hosted on this project page. Check back for updates!

This project is scheduled for construction in 2022. The work typically includes:

  • Complete reconstruction of the asphalt pavement,
  • Full replacement of concrete curb and gutter and sidewalk,
  • Replacement of fire hydrants and watermain gate valves. The project will also include new water services between the main in the street and the property’s shut-off valve (curb stop),
  • Improvements to the sanitary sewer and storm sewer systems, including flood risk reduction improvements, and
  • Assessments to property owners for the roadway project costs, estimated at $9,300 per residential equivalent unit

Morningside D & E Neighborhood Roadway Reconstruction updates will be hosted on this project page. Check back for updates!

This project is scheduled for construction in 2022. The work typically includes:

  • Complete reconstruction of the asphalt pavement,
  • Full replacement of concrete curb and gutter and sidewalk,
  • Replacement of fire hydrants and watermain gate valves. The project will also include new water services between the main in the street and the property’s shut-off valve (curb stop),
  • Improvements to the sanitary sewer and storm sewer systems, including flood risk reduction improvements, and
  • Assessments to property owners for the roadway project costs, estimated at $9,300 per residential equivalent unit
  • Construction Update 11/18/2022

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    Phase 3 – W 42nd Street

    • Crews have begun installing temporary asphalt driveway connections along W 42nd Street. These installations will continue through 11/22.
    • The temporary asphalt street will be paved on 11/22. Check your front door on 11/21 for a notification on this work.

    Phase 3 – Grimes Ave between W 42nd St & Morningside Rd AND Phase 4 – Crocker Avenue

    • The final asphalt layer is scheduled to be placed on 11/22. Check your front door on 11/21 for a notification of this work.


    Thanksgiving – 11/24 & 11/25

    • There will be no work on Thanksgiving or Friday 11/25. Crews will be back on site the week of 11/28 to continue with site cleanup and removal of equipment. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!
  • Construction Update - 11/10/2022

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    Phase 3 – W 42nd Street

    • Utility work will wind down for the season during the week of 11/14.
    • Due to the low temperatures in the 10-day weather forecast, concrete curb will not be installed until 2023. Temporary asphalt pavement along West 42nd Street is scheduled to be installed before Thanksgiving.
    • Unfortunately the sidewalk won't be re-installed until 2023.


    Phase 3 – Grimes Ave between W 42nd St & Morningside Rd AND Phase 4 – Crocker Avenue

    • Topsoil installation is scheduled to be complete on 11/11.
    • Asphalt driveway tie-ins are scheduled to occur on 11/11.
    • The final asphalt layer is tentatively scheduled to be paved on 11/18.


    Phase 5 – Morningside Road and Grimes Avenue south of Morningside Rd – Postponed until 2023

    • Based on the Xcel Energy delays on West 42nd Street, Phase 5 will be postponed until spring 2023.
  • Construction Update - 11/1/2022

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    Asphalt paving is scheduled to occur on Grimes and Crocker Avenues on Thursday, November 3. Utility work will wind down for the season by mid-November. Asphalt pavement installation along West 42nd Street is scheduled to be complete before Thanksgiving. A portion of the work may be temporary in nature based on private utility coordination, weather and progress.

    This large and deep utility work is unique for a residential area, and we apologize for this lengthy inconvenience.

  • Construction Update - 10/28/2022

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    Halloween

    • Please use caution if you plan to walk through the construction area, as there are trip and fall hazards and many of the street lights are not yet powered back on. Have a fun and safe Halloween.


    Phase 2

    • The remaining concrete work schedule is to be determined.
    • Irrigation repairs will continue.


    Phase 3 – W 42nd Street

    • The watermain replacement work and large diameter storm sewer installation are on hold again due to Xcel Energy. The contractor will install sump drain pipe while waiting for Xcel Energy to coordinate holding of utility poles.
    • Crews have also begun water service replacements and will be taking homes off the temporary watermain when the water service replacements are complete. The contractor will need to access the basement of the home to finalize the transition to the permanent water line.
    • A daytime closure of W 42nd St will occur while large machines are installing the underground utilities. Please check your front door daily for time sensitive notifications related to driveway access. W 42nd St will reopen after work has concluded each day.


    Phase 3 – Grimes Ave between W 42nd St & Morningside Rd AND Phase 4 – Crocker Avenue

    • Driveway aprons and concrete driveway replacements are nearing completion.
    • The first asphalt layer is tentatively scheduled to be paved on 11/2.


    Phase 5 – Morningside Road and Grimes Avenue south of Morningside Rd – Postponed until 2023

    • Based on the Xcel Energy delays on West 42nd Street, Phase 5 will be postponed until spring 2023.
  • Construction Update 10/21/22

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    Phase 2

    • Remaining concrete work is now anticipated to be completed during the week of 10/24.
    • Areas with remaining concrete work will have the topsoil placed after the concrete is poured.
    • Irrigation repairs will continue through the week of 10/24.


    Phase 3 – W 42nd Street

    • The watermain replacement work and large diameter storm sewer installation are in progress, and are now anticipated to be complete on 11/4.
    • Crews have also begun water service replacements and will be taking homes off the temporary watermain when the water service replacements are complete. The contractor will need to access the basement of the home to finalize the transition to the permanent water line.
    • A daytime closure of W 42nd St will occur while large machines are installing the underground utilities. Please check your front door daily for time sensitive notifications related to driveway access. W 42nd St will reopen after work has concluded each day.


    Phase 3 – Grimes Ave between W 42nd St & Morningside Rd AND Phase 4 – Crocker Avenue

    • Driveway aprons and concrete driveway replacements are in progress and are scheduled to be complete on 10/25.
    • Check your front door for time sensitive information on this work.
    • The first asphalt layer is scheduled to be paved by early November.


    Phase 5 – Morningside Road and Grimes Avenue south of Morningside Rd – Postponed until 2023

    • Based on the Xcel Energy delays on West 42nd Street, Phase 5 will be postponed until spring 2023.
  • Construction Update 10/14/2022

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    Phase 2

    • Remaining concrete work is anticipated to be completed during the week of 10/17.
    • Areas with remaining concrete work will have the topsoil placed after the concrete is poured.
    • The restoration contractor will be seeding and placing hydromulch during the week of 10/17.
    • Irrigation repairs will continue through the week of 10/17.


    Phase 3 – W 42nd Street

    • The sanitary sewer work is complete.
    • The watermain replacement work and large diameter storm sewer installation are in progress, and are anticipated to be complete by late October, early November.
    • A daytime closure of W 42nd St will occur while large machines are installing the underground utilities. Please check your front door daily for time sensitive notifications related to driveway access. W 42nd St will reopen after work has concluded each day.


    Phase 3 – Grimes Ave between W 42nd St & Morningside Rd AND Phase 4 – Crocker Avenue

    • Curb and gutter installation is complete.
    • Driveway aprons and concrete driveway replacements will be poured during the week of 10/17.
    • Check your front door for time sensitive information on this work.


    Phase 5 – Morningside Road and Grimes Avenue south of Morningside Rd

    • Based on the Xcel Energy delays on West 42nd Street, Phase 5 will be postponed until spring 2023.



  • Construction Update 10/7/2022

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    Phase 1

    • We encourage residents to help keep the grass moist. The more you help water the higher quality turf restoration you will get.
    • Tips to help grass grow can be found here.


    Phase 2

    • Remaining concrete work is anticipated to be completed during the week of 10/17.
    • The contractor has prepared most of the phase for topsoil placement. Topsoil placement began on 9/29, and will continue through 9/30.
    • Areas with remaining concrete work will have the topsoil placed after the concrete is poured.


    Phase 3 – W 42nd Street

    • W 42nd St utility work began on 9/28 with sanitary sewer work. This work is now scheduled to last through 10/10.
    • Following the sanitary sewer work, crews will begin installing the new watermain along W 42nd St. This work is scheduled to last through the week of 10/10.
    • Concurrent with the watermain work, crews will begin installing the deep and large diameter storm sewer.
    • A daytime closure of W 42nd St will occur while large machines are installing the underground utilities. Please check your front door daily for time sensitive notifications related to driveway access. W 42nd St will reopen after work has concluded each day.


    Phase 3 – Grimes Ave between W 42nd St & Morningside Rd

    • The roadway excavation work is complete.
    • Curb and gutter is scheduled to begin on 10/10.
    • Driveway aprons and concrete driveway replacements will be installed following the curb and gutter during the week of 10/10.
    • Check your front door for time sensitive information on this work.


    Phase 4 – Crocker Avenue

    • The roadway excavation work is complete.
    • Curb and gutter is scheduled to begin on 10/10.
    • Driveway aprons and concrete driveway replacements will be installed following the curb and gutter during the week of 10/10.
    • Check your front door daily for time sensitive information on this work.


    Phase 5 – Morningside Road and Grimes Avenue south of Morningside Rd – Postponed until 2023

    • Based on the Xcel Energy delays on West 42nd Street, Phase 5 will be postponed until spring 2023.



  • Construction Update 9/29/2022

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    Phase 1

    • We encourage residents to help keep the grass moist. The more you help water the higher quality turf restoration you will get.
    • Tips to help grass grow can be found here.


    Phase 2

    • Remaining concrete work is anticipated to be completed during the week of 10/17. The contractor is expected to prioritize Phase 3 curb and gutter and residential driveway aprons before sidewalk installation.
    • The contractor has prepared most of the phase for topsoil placement. Topsoil placement began on 9/29, and will continue through 9/30.
    • Areas with remaining concrete work will have the topsoil placed after the concrete is poured.


    Phase 3 – W 42nd Street

    • W 42nd St utility work began on 9/28 with Sanitary Sewer work. This work is now scheduled to last through 10/5.
    • Following the sanitary sewer work, crews will begin installing the new watermain along W 42nd St. This work is scheduled to last into the week of 10/10.
    • Concurrent with the watermain work, crews will begin installing the deep and large diameter storm sewer.
    • A daytime closure of W 42nd St will occur while large machines are installing the underground utilities. Please check your front door daily for time sensitive notifications related to driveway access. W 42nd St will reopen after work has concluded each day.


    Phase 3 – Grimes Ave between W 42nd St & Morningside Rd

    • Roadway excavation and gravel installation on the remaining section of Grimes Ave will now begin on 9/30.
    • Curb & gutter and driveway apron installation will follow the roadway excavation, and are anticipated to begin late in the week of 10/3.


    Phase 4 – Crocker Avenue

    • The contractor began roadway excavation and gravel installation on Crocker Ave on 9/28. This process is anticipated to last into the week of 10/3.
    • Curb and gutter and driveway apron installation will follow the roadway excavation, and are anticipated to begin late in the week of 10/3.


    Phase 5 – Morningside Road and Grimes Avenue south of Morningside Rd

    • Based on the Xcel Energy delays on West 42nd Street, it's possible Phase 5 may need to be postponed until spring 2023. Many factors will contribute this, including Xcel Energy progress, weather, favorable conditions for utility work on West 42nd Street, etc. Stay tuned for future Phase 5 updates on BTE.
  • Construction Update 9/23/2022

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    Phase 1

    • We encourage residents to help keep the grass moist. The more you help water the higher quality turf restoration you will get.
    • Tips to help grass grow can be found here.


    Phase 2

    • The concrete sidewalk installation is substantially complete throughout the phase. Remaining concrete walk work is scheduled to be completed after the installation of US Internet facilities.
    • Topsoil placement will follow the remaining concrete installation work.


    Phase 3 – W 42nd Street

    • W 42nd St utility work will begin on 9/26 with Sanitary Sewer work. This work is scheduled to last through 9/30.
    • To maintain a dry working environment for underground utility work, the contractor has installed a dewatering system on W 42nd St to lower the groundwater. These pumps and generator will need to run continuously for an anticipated 4 weeks to facilitate the utility installation.
    • Crews have installed the temporary above ground watermain on W 42nd St, which will undergo testing before crews begin hooking homes up to temporary service.
    • Kusske construction will be reaching out to homeowners to set up temporary water service during the week of 9/26. They will need access to the home to finalize this switch to temporary water service.
    • Please check your front door daily for time sensitive notifications.


    Phase 3 – Grimes Ave between W 42nd St & Morningside Rd

    • The remaining section of Grimes Ave will have roadway excavation and gravel installation during the week of 9/26.
    • Curb and gutter and driveway aprons installation will follow the roadway excavation.


    Phase 4 – Crocker Avenue

    • Sump drain installation is nearly complete. The remaining sump drain will be installed on Monday, 9/26. There will be a short term (<45 minute) loss of access when the sump drain installation blocks your driveway.
    • The contractor is scheduled to begin roadway excavation and gravel installation on 9/27. This process is anticipated to last through 9/30.
    • Curb and gutter installation will follow the roadway excavation.


    Phase 5 – Morningside Road and Grimes Avenue south of Morningside Rd

    • Phase 5 is tentative to begin in October. Based on the Xcel Energy delays on West 42nd Street, it's possible Phase 5 may need to be postponed until spring 2023. Many factors will contribute this, including Xcel Energy progress, weather, favorable conditions for utility work on West 42nd Street, etc. Stay tuned for future Phase 5 updates on BTE.
  • Construction Update 9/15/2022

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    Phase 1

    • The remaining Lynn Ave concrete repairs are scheduled to occur during the week of 9/19.
    • We encourage residents to help keep the grass moist. The more you help water the higher quality turf restoration you will get.
    • Tips to help grass grow can be found here.


    Phase 2

    • The concrete sidewalk installation is scheduled to begin on 9/15 and be complete by 9/20.


    Phase 3 – W 42nd Street

    • The southern half of W 42nd St between Alden Ave and Grimes Ave will be reclaimed on 9/16 to accommodate the dewatering needed for the storm sewer work.
    • To maintain a dry working environment for underground utility work, the contractor has installed a dewatering system on W 42nd St to lower the groundwater. These pumps will need to run continuously for an anticipated 4 weeks to facilitate the utility installation.
      1. The generator needed to power these pumps is anticipated to be activated on 9/16.
    • Crews will begin installing a temporary above ground watermain on W 42nd St on 9/19. Temporary watermain testing will occur before crews hook homes up to temporary service.
    • Kusske construction will be reaching out to homeowners to set up temporary water service. They will need access to the home to finalize this switch to the temporary water service.
    • W 42nd Street utility work is scheduled to begin late in the week of 9/19 between Grimes Ave and Crocker Ave.
    • Please check your front door daily for time sensitive notifications.


    Phase 3 – Grimes Ave between W 42nd St & Morningside Rd

    • Grimes Ave concrete work is scheduled to be complete on 9/15.


    Phase 4 – Crocker Avenue

    • The large diameter storm sewer installation is anticipated to be complete on 9/16.
    • Sump drain installation is scheduled to begin early in the week of 9/19. Unlike the large diameter storm sewer, this underground pipe is shallow and installation is anticipated to take 3 days. Anticipate a loss of driveway access up to 45 minutes when the sump drain installation blocks your driveway. Check your front door for a notification of this work.


    Phase 5 – Morningside Road and Grimes Avenue south of Morningside Rd

    • Phase 5 is tentative to begin in October. Based on the Xcel Energy delays on West 42nd Street, it's possible Phase 5 may need to be postponed until spring 2023. Many factors will contribute this, including Xcel Energy progress, weather, favorable conditions for utility work on West 42nd Street, etc. Stay tuned for future Phase 5 updates on BTE.
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