​​​​​​Project Status - Columbia Heights/Fridley - 2nd Street NE​

 

CenterPoint Energy has completed its project in Columbia Heights/Fridley on 2nd Street NE.


6/15/2016 Update

Crews from CenterPoint Energy have completed all their work on 2nd Street NE, 2 1/2 Street NE and 3rd Street NE between 44th and 49th Avenues NE.

Drivers should be able to access these streets without traffic obstruction.


6/10/2016 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, have finished their construction in Fridley on 2nd Street NE between 44th Avenue NE and 49th Avenue NE. 

The only remaining project is removing the cast iron pipe, which should take place about 50 ft. between 2nd and 3rd Streets NE and 45th and 49th Avenues NE. ​



6/7/2016 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, have completed service line replacements for most homes south of 49th Avenue NE.

 

The only street to be finished is 2 1/2 Street NE between 46th Avenue and 49th Avenue.

Please note representatives from CenterPoint Energy will continue to contact residents whose gas service may be affected to schedule the necessary construction work on their property. If the gas meter is located inside your home or building, we will move it to an outside location.


 

5/13/2016 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, have completed service line replacements for homes south of 46th Avenue NE.

Crews will then continue working north of 46th Avenue along 2nd Street NE and 2 ½ Street NE for the next several weeks.

Please note representatives from CenterPoint Energy will continue to contact residents whose gas service may be affected to schedule the necessary construction work on their property. If the gas meter is located inside your home or building, we will move it to an outside location.  Thank you.

 

​4/29/2016 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, are currently working on service line replacements for homes located along 2 ½ Street NE and 2nd Street NE, between 45th Avenue NE and 44th Avenue NE.

Crews will then continue working northwards along 2nd Street NE for the next several weeks.

Please note representatives from CenterPoint Energy will continue to contact residents whose gas service may be affected to schedule the necessary construction work on their property. If the gas meter is located inside your home or building, we will move it to an outside location.​ Thank you.


​4/18/2016 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, finished installing pipeline within the scope of the 2nd Street NE and 2 ½ Street NE construction project.

The crew onsite is currently completing service line replacements along 3rd Street NE.

Crews will then jump to the south side of the project to complete service line replacements ahead of the City’s reconstruct project. CenterPoint Energy crews will then work northwards along 2nd Street NE.

Please note representatives from CenterPoint Energy will continue to contact residents whose gas service may be affected to schedule the necessary construction work on their property. If the gas meter is located inside your home or building, we will move it to an outside location. ​


​4/6/2016 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, are currently installing pipeline along the north side of 47th Avenue NE, from 3rd Street NE to Main Street NE.

Crews will also continue installing pipeline southwards along the east side of 2nd Street NE, from 47th Avenue NE to 44th Avenue NE through the remainder of the week.

On Friday, April 8, crews will be working near the intersection of 3rd Street NE and 45th Avenue NE.

Please anticipate intermittent closures for westbound and eastbound 45th Avenue NE traffic during this time. Crews anticipate installing pipeline through the end of next week, weather permitting.

Residents can also anticipate representatives from CenterPoint Energy to begin working on service line replacements within the scope of the project shortly. An additional email will be sent when a starting location is known. Thank you. 


 

3/28/2016 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, will begin preliminary construction and potholing in Fridley/Columbia Heights tomorrow, Tuesday, March 29.

On Wednesday, March 30, crews will begin installing natural gas distribution pipeline near the intersection of 49th Avenue NE and 3rd Street NE. Crews will work their way southwards along the east side of 3rd Street NE toward 47th Avenue NE.

Crews will then jump west and begin installing pipeline southwards along the east side of 2 ½ Street NE, from 49th Avenue NE to 46th Avenue NE.

Crews anticipate completing one to two blocks per day, weather permitting.  

For more information, please visit our website. Thank you.​