Elm Creek Parkway – 2018 Reconstruction Project

//Elm Creek Parkway – 2018 Reconstruction Project

Elm Creek Parkway – 2018 Reconstruction Project

The Elm Creek Parkway Improvement Project extends from 109th Avenue North to Goose Lake Parkway.  Traffic has been diverted to single lane head-to-head traffic along Elm Creek Parkway in the construction zone. Construction is scheduled to be completed October 2018, weather permitting.

Elm Creek Parkway construction activities include:

  • Reclaim pavement
  • Bituminous street paving
  • Curb repair and replacement
  • Trail reconstruction, including the trail behind Aspen Circle
  • Storm sewer extensions

To receive project email updates contact Kurt Bearinger at kbearinger@wsbeng.com with “Elm Creek Parkway Improvement Updates” in the subject line. If you have questions about the project please call the Champlin Project Hotline at 763-231-4842.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2018

The trails are scheduled to be paved this Friday. However, the pending rain will most likely cause the trails to be too wet to pave and push this work into next week.

SEPTEMBER 14, 2018

Construction crews have been busy this week setting the trail grade and shaping the aggregate base for the pedestrian curb ramps.


In areas of the project where conditions are not too wet, the grading contractor will continue to work on the base layer of the southbound lanes this week.  Curb backfilling and trail work will also occur.

AUGUST 30, 2018

This week, the contractor will be fine grading the roadway and preparing for paving.  Curb back filling with also be completed.

AUGUST 23, 2018

The majority of the curb replacement was completed yesterday. The contractor will be completing the remaining sections of curb that were not placed with the curb machine this week.  Some backfilling of the curb and other minor grading will also be worked on along Elm Creek Parkway.

AUGUST 16, 2018

Storm sewer construction has been completed and the pipe crew is now installing drain tile.  This work will likely extend into Friday. Also, the street is being prepared for concrete curb construction. Crews will be starting on the south end and working north.

AUGUST 13, 2018

The pipe crew is installing storm sewer near the trail crossing.  This work will not impact traffic along the detour of Elm Creek Parkway.

AUGUST 2, 2018

The grading contractor will continue to grade the trail alignment and prepare the aggregate base throughout the week. A boulder wall adjacent to the median sidewalk is scheduled to be constructed as well.

JULY 26, 2018

Storm sewer installation is the next step in this area. Curb and pavement removal as well as trail grading are currently being worked on.

 JULY 18, 2018

The street and trails were reclaimed yesterday. The contractor will be removing excess reclaimed aggregate from the street and hauling it to the Charest Area. This work will have some impact at intersections, where there may be a slight delay.

JUNE 29, 2018

The grading contractor is currently preparing to pave the road and has tentative schedule to start next week. The excess street material is being placed on the median sidewalk.

May 29, 2018

City water will be turned off occasionally for the remainder of the week during hydrant re-routing and replacements. The water will be off for four to five hours at a time.

May 18, 2018 

Construction will shift traffic to single-lane, head-to-head on the existing southbound lanes of Elm Creek Parkway from 109th Avenue North to Goose Lake Parkway beginning today.

May 14, 2018 

Construction work on Elm Creek Parkway was initiated May 14, 2018 with the construction of a short segment of temporary road. Traffic will be placed single lane head to head next week on the existing southbound lanes.

APRIL 26, 2018

The Elm Creek Parkway Reconstruction Project was authorized for advertisement of bids.  The bid opening was held on April 3, 2018.  This project will be constructed jointly with the 2018 Street Reconstruction Project, Charest Woodlawn Addition.