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Project Area Map & Construction Contacts

Assessment Approval Update

Special assessments for the project were approved by the City Council at their meeting on September 6, 2016.  Assessment costs and payment information is available in the letters sent on August 18, 2016.  Property owners wishing to pay their special assessments in-full for the street work are reminded that payment is due no later than Monday, October 31, 2016.  Credit card payments are not accepted for special assessments. Questions regarding assessment payoff amounts may be directed to Molly Stone at 952-895-4495, or

New Updates

August 2, 2016

With the completion of the seeding, paving, and pavement striping work, the work on Portland Avenue is substantially complete.  Crews will continue with cleanup work, including sewer cleaning and sign replacements, as well as punchlist items over the coming weeks.

The City of Burnsville and McNamara Contracting thank you for your patience and cooperation as we have worked to bring you improved streets and utility infrastructure.  Property owners who have any residual concerns or questions regarding the work on the project are encouraged to contact the project manager, Brian Connolly, at 952-895-4457. 

July 26, 2016

Crews will be milling the pavement on Portland Ave. starting on Wednesday, July 27th.  Paving is anticipated to occur on Thursday, July 28th. 

Pavement striping will occur the week of August 1st, followed by final boulevard hydroseeding of all disturbed areas. 

Older Updates

July 19, 2016

This week, restoration crews will be onsite to patch any remaining driveway aprons and pavement in front of curb, as well as complete topsoil placement and seeding restoration along curbs and sidewalks throughout the project area.

Milling and paving on 150th St. is anticipated to occur July 27-28, weather dependent. 

July 12, 2016

Crews will be completing concrete work on Portland Avenue this week, and backfilling curb and sidewalk throughout the remainder of the project area.  Once cured, barriers and construction cones will be removed in anticipating of final restoration and paving work.    

Final topsoil and seeding is anticipated to occur the week of July 18th.  Milling and overlaying the roadway is anticipated to occur that week as well. 

July 7, 2016

Crews are completing sidewalk and curb removals today, and anticipate completing the bulk of the concrete pouring work by the end of the week.  In the coming week, crews will begin patching around new curb, backfilling curb and sidewalk, and performing utility structure adjustments throughout the project area. 

June 28, 2016

Crews will begin work this week by sawcutting sidewalk and spot curb repair items.  Starting the week of July 5, crews will remove and replace these concrete items throughout the project area.  Crews will also be working to adjust utility structures within the roadway.  

May 10, 2016

construction kickoff letter was mailed to property owners on May 2 regarding the upcoming work on Portland Ave.  Due to both weather and material procurement delays, work is scheduled to be begin after Memorial Day (May 30).  The letter also includes a list of City inspectors who property owners and residents may contact if they have questions during the construction project. 

December 28, 2015

A neighborhood meeting is being held on Thursday, January 14, 2016 from 3:30 to 6:30 PM in the City Council Chambers at Burnsville City Hall for property owners interested in learning more about this project.

A formal letter explaining the project and providing notification of the neighborhood meeting was recently mailed to property owners, and a copy of the letter with the project area map and contacts for City staff can be viewed by clicking the link below:
Portland Avenue Neighborhood Meeting Notice

Portland Avenue Street Rehabilitation Map

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