2021 Construction Projects in the City of Wayzata
Hollybrook Pond Maintenance
This project will include excavating sediments that have accumulated in the pond over time, and removing the material from the site. This project is expected to begin in late February, and be completed by mid-March.
Circle A Drive and Hollybrook Road Sidewalk Construction
Concrete sidewalks will be constructed along the north side of Hollybrook Road, and along the west side of Circle A Drive. This project will also include the installation of storm sewer pipes and structures and the relocation of some fire hydrants along the north side of Hollybrook Road, to make room for the sidewalk. Construction is expected to begin in May, and be completed before the end of August.
2021 Bituminous Mill & Overlay
Select streets within the City of Wayzata will receive new bituminous surfacing during the summer of 2021. Streets to be milled and re-paved with bituminous asphalt include:
Construction is expected to begin in July, following CenterPoint Energy’s gas main replacement project (see below), and will be completed by the end of September. Disruptions to traffic on any given street will be limited to a 2-3-week period.
CenterPoint Energy Gas Main Replacement – Prior to the City’s 2021 Bituminous Mill & Overlay project, CenterPoint Energy will be replacing the existing gas main pipes along all of the streets designated to receive bituminous mill and overlay. The gas main replacement is expected to begin in April, and be completed in June. The City’s 2021 Bituminous Mill & Overlay project will commence shortly thereafter.
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Discovered in Wayzata Trees
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) confirmed an emerald ash borer (EAB) infestation in the City of Wayzata A local tree contractor contacted the Wayzata Parks Department and reported an ash tree with bark cracks and S-shaped galleries, tell-tale signs of possible EAB infestation. The Parks Department contacted the MDA for confirmation. Winter is the perfect time to look for signs of emerald ash borer because the trees are still bare. There are several things residents should look for when checking for emerald ash borer.
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