Como Avenue Paving Phase III

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Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work with our staff, contractors, and suppliers to deliver proposed 2020 construction projects during the COVID-19 pandemic. Saint Paul Public Works continues to follow all federal and state health and safety guidelines to protect our staff, partners, and community.

  • Projects are anticipated to move forward 
  • Community meetings and input for public hearings will be held online or by phone rather than in-person
  • Construction work will continue to be evaluated and may require adjustments 
  • Updates will be posted as they become available

  • Please refer to the Staging Plan and Staging Plan Detour Map under Project Documents
  • Project schedule is dependent on weather and other variables
  • All work is anticipated to be completed by October 31

Please note:  Construction on Como Avenue east of Cleveland Avenue is a separate project.  Please visit the Como Avenue Trail webpage for more information.

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Project Updates

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Traffic impact

Hunting Valley Road (north) detour: 

  • Hunting Valley Road is open to southbound traffic only
  • Hunting Valley Road to Highway 280 (south) to Energy Park Drive (east) to Highway 280 (north) to Larpenteur Avenue to connect with the east or west Como Avenue detour

Westbound Como Avenue detour:

  • Westbound Como Avenue to Hendon Avenue (east) to Cleveland Avenue (north) to Larpenteur Avenue/Hennepin Avenue (west) to 29th Avenue (south)

Eastbound Como Avenue detour:

  • Eastbound Como Avenue to 29th Avenue (north) to Hennepin Avenue/Larpenteur Avenue (east) to Cleveland Avenue (south) to Hendon Avenue (west)

Pedestrian and bicycle traffic:

  • One side of the sidewalk will remain open to allow access through the project area
  • Please use the designated pedestrian and bicycle detour for your safety

Metro Transit riders:

  • Please pay attention to posted Metro Transit notices for potential impacts

This week

  • Completed water main installation
  • Paved on Hunting Valley Road
  • Began placing road base material on Como Avenue and Eustis Street
  • Completed underground storm sewers and sanitary sewers on Como Avenue

Next week

  • Begin water main testing
  • Begin water main connection to local businesses
  • Continue placing road base material on Como Avenue
  • Begin sidewalk excavation and installation on Hunting Valley Road (west side)