​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Project Status - Edina - W. 70th Street and Wooddale Avenue S.​​​

11/22/2016 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized contractor for CenterPoint Energy, finished installing the new natural gas pipe and valve pits at the intersection of W. 70th Street and Wooddale Avenue S. in Edina last week. The areas affected by construction were restored by Q3, an authorized contractor for CenterPoint Energy.
 
CenterPoint Energy wants to thank the residents and customers for their patience during the construction season. ​


11/15/2016 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized contractor for CenterPoint Energy, have finished installing the new natural gas distribution main and valve pits at the corner of Wooddale Avenue S. and W. 70th Street.

Currently, crews from Q3, an authorized contractor for CenterPoint Energy, are restoring the hard-surface areas affected by construction. The lane closure on southbound Wooddale Avenue S. will remain up while the crews are restoring. Restoration should finish approximately within the week of November 14 or 21 by Thanksgiving.

CenterPoint Energy wants to thank the residents and customers for their patience as we’re wrapping up the 2016 construction season. Thank you.​


11/8/2016 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized contractor for CenterPoint Energy, are on schedule to finish installing the natural gas distribution main by about November 11 and to begin restoring the areas affected by construction on November 14, construction pending.

All areas affected by construction will be restored by the crews. The lane closure will remain up until after the crews have finished restoration.

CenterPoint Energy wants to thank the residents and customers for their patience.​


11/1/2016 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized contractor for CenterPoint Energy, are on schedule to finish installing the natural gas distribution main by about November 11, construction pending.

If the schedule remains the same, the restoration will begin on November 14, construction pending. All areas affected by construction will be restored by the crews.

The traffic control plans remain the same. Please view the landing page of W. 70th Street and Wooddale Avenue S.​ for more details.


10/25/2016 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized contractor for CenterPoint Energy, are continuing construction on the W. 70th Street and Wooddale Avenue S. project. The construction is expected to take about three to four weeks.

The crews have been installing about 200 feet of natural gas distribution main and valve pits at the intersection of W. 70th Street and Wooddale Avenue S. Currently, the western southbound lane from Wooddale Avenue S. onto W. 70th Street is shifted. 

During construction, drivers can’t access Wooddale Avenue S. from Dunberry Lane. Wooddale Avenue S. will have one-way traffic, but W. 70th Street will maintain two-way traffic going east and west. The sidewalk along northern W. 70th Street will be closed and directed to southern W. 70th Street. Residents should have access to and from their driveways, but parking will be restricted on the street during construction.​ Please view the Map of Construction for details.



10/17/2016 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized contractor for CenterPoint Energy, are beginning construction on the new natural gas pipe and valve pits in Edina today on October 17, 2016.

The crews are installing about 200 feet of natural gas distribution main along the northern lane of W. 70th Street and the western lane of Wooddale Avenue S. The crews will be closing the northern (westbound) lanes on W. 70th Street for a portion of the block, as well as the western (southbound) lanes on Wooddale Avenue S. for a portion of the block. 


10/5/2016 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized contractor for CenterPoint Energy, will begin construction on the new natural gas pipe and valve pits in Edina in the week of October 17, 2016. The construction information below will remain the same.



9/27/2016 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized contractor for CenterPoint Energy, will begin construction on the new natural gas pipe and valve pits at the intersection of W. 70th Street and Wooddale Avenue S. in Edina about the middle or end of October 2016. (A valve pit regulates the gas pressure in the natural gas pipe.) The construction is expected to take approximately four to five weeks. Please view the landing page of W. 70th Street and Wooddale Avenue S. for more details.