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Posted on: September 2, 2021

North Cedar Streetscape Project

Streetscape Construction in Progress

 2021 North Cedar Streetscape Project and other various Downtown Improvements are underway!

As work continues, you can watch the progress as it takes place via the Downtown Owatonna Live Camera Stream any time by clicking here for the YouTube site or by visiting our 2021 North Cedar Ave Streetscape Project page

October 11-15, 2021

Work This Past Week

  • Within the 300 Block
    • Concrete was poured for the sidewalk along the west side of the street.
      • The sidewalks on the east side of the street are anticipated to be
         poured today (10/15).
    • Electrical pedestal foundation and conduit was placed within the planters. 
    • The roadway base has been prepared for mainline concrete pavement.
  • Within the 200 Block
    • The watermain was installed from Pearl Street to the north side of Vine Street and is being tested.
    • A sanitary sewer manhole was installed at Pearl Street to complete the 
       mainline connection.
    • The storm sewer was installed at Pearl Street.


 Upcoming Work

  • Within the 300 Block
    • Concrete curb, roadway, and boulevard foundation paving is anticipated to occur next week.
      • The new concrete typically takes between 7 and 14 days before it can be driven on. Please use extra caution while paving is occurring, and do not enter the area until the road is open to traffic.
  • Within the 200 Block
    • The water service connection to buildings is anticipated to occur early next week.
    • The contractor plans to connect the watermain to the mainline within Vine Street.
    • Installation of the sanitary sewer manhole within the Vine Street intersection is anticipated mid-week.
      • This will require use of the bypass pump at Broadway Street and will cause traffic changes within the 100 block for approximately one day. The contractor will be coordinating with these businesses. 

The storm sewer installation is anticipated to follow.

Please feel welcome to contact Reese Sudtelgte or Anthony Lance of ISG with any questions regarding the project or any other items of concern.

For updates from ISG regarding this project, visit ISG's Project Website, scroll to "Stay Connected" and fill out the form titled "Sign up here for project updates"

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