Friday, November 16, 2012
Washington County officials were baffled by a problem in Oakdale. Now the problem has been fixed.
Washington County has taken care of the problem. Washington County officials have been trying to fix a predicament that occurred after a botched construction job on 10th Street earlier this summer. In June, Hardrives Inc. did a mill and overlay of pavement and paths, pedestrian ramps, a traffic barrier and signing and striping of 10th Street North. The project took place from the east end of the Interstate 694 bridge to 600 feet east of Inwood Avenue North. After the project was completed in July, county officials discovered that the road had unexpected shifts in subgrade soils that resulted in a series of rough patches on the road. The project was supposed to be a routine mill and overlay project. After soil studies were completed, a plan…
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Washington County's 10th Street construction project went awry. Officials will fix the problem this month.
Construction on 10th Street was supposed to be a straightfoward mill and overlay project. It wasn't. Washington County began a construction project on 10th Street in July that was simply supposed to repave the road from the I-694 bridge to about 300 feet east of Inwood Avenue. Once the project wrapped up county officials discovered a problem they had never encountered before. Now officials are preparing to fix it. County Engineer Wayne Sandberg went before the Washington County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday regarding the project's unforeseen problems in July. "This was originally designed as a simple mill and overlay," Sandberg said. "It's very straightforward and something we do regularly around the county." County officials found …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Washington County is wrapping up a pavement overlay project on 10th Street as part of its 2010 Pavement Resurfacing Projects.
By the end of the week, 10th Street should be as good as new. Part of 10th Street went under construction on July 9. Work is underway from the I-694 bridge to about 300 feet east of Inwood Avenue. The project is part of Washington County's pavement preservation program for 2012. The county is paying $660,000 for the pavement surfacing project. County workers are finishing up the milling and grinding and will then pave the street. Work should be completed by Friday. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our newsletter