2023 Reclamation and Overlay Project

Overview and location

The City approved the 2023 Reclamation and Overlay Project as part of the annual 5-year Capital Improvements Plan (CIP). The project includes new street surfacing, curb repairs, walking and biking improvements. The project follows City policies for a balanced transportation network that accommodates the needs of everyone, regardless of their mode of transport, age, ability or socioeconomic background.

The 2023 Reclamation and Overlay Project includes the following streets in the base bid:

  • Harrison Court (Mill and Overlay)
  • Johnson Court (Mill and Overlay)
  • Grant Drive (Mill and Overlay)
  • Grant Court (Mill and Overlay)
  • Hayes Drive from Fillmore Street to Johnson Street (Mill and Overlay)
  • Carter Drive – Fillmore Street to Northfield Middle School (Mill and Overlay)
  • Heritage Drive – Hidden Valley Apartments to Lincoln Street (Pavement Reclamation)
  • Hidden Valley Road – Jefferson Road to Heritage Drive (Pavement Reclamation)
  • Peterson Drive – Hidden Valley Road to Lincoln Street (Pavement Reclamation)
  • Lincoln Street – Heritage Drive to Peterson Drive (Pavement Reclamation)
  • Thomas Court (Pavement Reclamation)
  • Adams Street – Lincoln Street to Roosevelt Drive (Pavement Reclamation)
  • Taylor Court (Pavement Reclamation)
  • Adams Court (Pavement Reclamation)
  • Tyler Court (Pavement Reclamation)

2023 Reclamation and Overlay Project Location Map

Final Draft Plans

Location to be complete in 2024

Area to be complete in 2024 includes:

  • Hidden Valley Road – Jefferson Road to Heritage Drive (Pavement Reclamation)
  • Peterson Drive – Hidden Valley Road to Lincoln Street (Pavement Reclamation)
  • Lincoln Street – Heritage Drive to Peterson Drive (Pavement Reclamation)
  • Thomas Court (Pavement Reclamation

2023 Reclamation Project to be completed in 2024; Thomas Court, Hidden Valley Road, Peterson Drive

View map of 2023 Reclamation Project to be completed in 2024 (PDF)

Walking, biking and pedestrian improvements

In addition to the proposed street surface improvements, the City of Northfield will also complete the following walking/biking/pedestrian infrastructure improvements:

Nevada Street/Ninth Street/Maple Street – Fourth Street to Maple Street – Bike Boulevard

Maple Street – Woodley Street to Ames Street and Meadowview Drive to Jefferson Parkway – Protected Two-Way Bikeway

Maple Street – Ames Street to Meadowview Drive – Off Street Trail

Roosevelt Drive – Protected Two-Way Bikeway

Heritage Drive/Lincoln Street/Adams Street – Hidden Valley Apartments to Roosevelt Drive – Off-Street Two-Way Bikeway

Lincoln Street - Adams Street to Peterson Drive - Protected Two-Way Bikeway

Peterson Drive/Hidden Valley Road – Jefferson Road to Truman Park – new sidewalk installation (North and West side)

TH 246 – Anderson Drive to the Roundabout – Off Roosevelt Drive

Adams Street - Roosevelt Drive to Lincoln Street

Pedestrian crossing improvements

Woodridge Apartment Entrance (Off Roosevelt Drive) – Enhanced Signing and Striping

Adams Street and Roosevelt Park – Bumpout (north side) and Enhanced Signing and Striping

Heritage Drive and Hidden Valley Road (Heritage Park) – Raised Crosswalk, Bumpout (north side) and Enhanced Signing and Striping

Heritage Drive and Valley Drive (Heritage Park) – Bumpout (north side) Enhanced Signing Striping)

Additional street improvements

Due to anticipated high construction costs, the City of Northfield will be bidding the following street improvements as a Bid Alternate. The decision to complete these street improvements will be made after bidding is complete:

  • Anderson Drive from TH 246 to Aspen Street (Mill and Overlay)
  • Sunny View Drive from Sunny View Lane to Sibley View Lane (Mill and Overlay)
  • Sunny View Lane from Sunny View Drive to Arbor Street (Mill and Overlay)
  • Arbor Street from TH 246 to Aspen Street (Mill and Overlay)
  • Aspen Street/Aspen Court South Dead End to Cul-de-sac (Mill and Overlay)

Rendering of street improvements

See a rendering of what the proposed street improvements will look like at the following locations:

  1. Lincoln Street from Heritage Drive to Adams Street
  2. Lincoln Street from Adams Street to Peterson Drive
  3. Maple Street from Woodley Street to Ames Street
  4. Roosevelt Drive

View proposed project renderings

Feasibility study

The process began with the Northfield City Council ordering a feasibility study on June 21, 2022. The feasibility study examined the proposed street and utility improvements along these street corridors to determine whether the project – as proposed – is feasible, cost effective and necessary. The City Council approved the feasibility report at the January 3, 2023 City Council meeting, and authorized preparation of plans and specifications.

Feasibility report (PDF)

Timeline

June 6, 2023 the City Council by a vote of 5 to 1 approved awarding the project to Ims Contracting LLC., 1 of 3 competitive bids.

  • Summer 2023 - Construction
  • Summer 2024 - Complete

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Project updates

Update to City Council June 7, 2023 (PDF)

Project Newsletter English (PDF)

Project Newsletter Spanish (PDF)

Resident Notice DSI Garbage Cans

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Community engagement opportunities

In addition to these opportunities, all City Council, boards, commission and committee meetings are open to the public. Most, but not all meetings, may have an opportunity for public comment.

Feedback from these community engagement opportunities are incorporated into the design where able and incorporated in the summary reports presented to City Council.

March 1, 2023 - Neighborhood Meeting #2

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Northfield Middle School Cafeteria - Door #1
2200 Division Street South, Northfield

Neighborhood Meeting Letter #2

Informational Boards

November 9, 2022 - Neighborhood Meeting #1

5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Northfield Middle School Cafeteria - Door #1
2200 Division Street South, Northfield

Neighborhood Meeting Letter #1

Presentation

Informational Boards

  1. Sean Simonson

    Sean Simonson

    Engineering Manager

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    On air with KYMN radio: discussion on February 13 work session, parks, water treatment plant

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