​​​​Project Status - New Hope - Winnetka Avenue N.​

​​8/27/2015 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, finished replacing service lines within the scope of the Winnetka Avenue N. construction project last week.

Crews from Q3, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, will begin restoration shortly.

Please anticipate the final restoration update to follow in September. Thank you. 

8/12/2015 Update

 Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, will continue installing natural gas distribution pipe along Winnetka Avenue N., between 45th Avenue N. and 42 Avenue N.

The two southbound lanes along Winnetka Avenue N., from 45th Avenue N. to 44th Avenue N., continue to be closed. Traffic will be diverted to the two northbound lanes in this area. Please anticipate potential traffic delays for the remainder of August.

The right turn lane from Winnetka Avenue N. to westbound 42nd Avenue N., one eastbound 42nd Avenue N. lane and one westbound 42nd Avenue N. lane will be closed through tomorrow, Wednesday, August 12. The bus stop location at the northwest corner of this intersection is also closed.

The west sidewalk along Winnetka Avenue N., from 44th Avenue N. to 42nd Avenue N. is closed.

Beginning Thursday, August 13, the northbound Winnetka Avenue N. turn lane and driving lane, 50 feet south of 42 Avenue N., will be closed through next week. 

Please visit our website often to receive project updates, traffic alerts and any anticipated road or lane closures. Thank you.​​


8/4/2015 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, will continue installing natural gas distribution pipe along Winnetka Avenue N., between 47th Avenue N. and 42nd Avenue N.

Beginning today, Tuesday, August 4, the two southbound lanes along Winnetka Avenue N., from 47th Avenue N. to 42nd Avenue N., will be closed.

Traffic will be diverted to the two northbound lanes in this area. Please anticipate potential traffic delays in this area for the remainder of August.

Please visit our website often to receive project updates, traffic alerts and any anticipated road or lane closures. Thank you.


7/28/2015 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, will continue installing natural gas distribution pipe along Winnetka Avenue N., between 47th Avenue N. and 46th Avenue N.

Beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, July 29, the middle northbound and southbound lanes along Winnetka Avenue N., from 47th Avenue N. to 46th Avenue N., will be closed.

The eastern northbound lane and western southbound lane will remain open. Please anticipate potential traffic delays in this area for the remainder of the week.

There is no thru traffic from the west side of 46th Avenue N. to Winnetka Avenue N. Tomorrow, traffic will be able to turn south on Winnetka Avenue N. from 46th Avenue N. The north turn lane will remain closed until further notice.

Please visit our website often to receive project updates, traffic alerts and any anticipated road or lane closures. Thank you


7/21/2015 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, finished installing natural gas distribution pipe along Winnetka Avenue N., between Bass Lake Road and Angeline Drive.

Today, crews will begin replacing service lines along Winnetka Avenue N., north of Angeline Drive. Service line replacements are expected to continue for the remainder of the week.

Representatives from CenterPoint Energy will co
ntinue to contact residents whose gas service may be affected to schedule the necessary construction work on their property.

Beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, July 22, both southbound lanes along Winnetka Avenue N., from 47 Avenue N. to 46 Avenue N., will be closed.

One lane of southbound Winnetka Avenue N. traffic will be diverted to one northbound lane. Traffic will be maintained in both directions in this area.  Please anticipate potential traffic delays in this area for the remainder of the week.

Please visit our website often to receive project updates, traffic alerts and any anticipated road or lane closures. Thank you.


7/9/2015 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, continue installing natural gas distribution pipe along the west side of Winnetka Avenue N., working southwards from Bass Lake Road toward Angeline Drive.

From Tuesday, July 14 to Thursday, July 16, both southbound lanes along Winnetka Avenue N., just south of the Bass Lake Road intersection and at the 53 Avenue N. intersection, will be closed.

One lane of southbound Winnetka Avenue N. traffic will be diverted to one northbound lane. Traffic will be maintained in both directions in this area.  Please anticipate potential traffic delays.

Crews will continue installing natural gas distribution pipe in this area until next Friday, July 17.

Beginning Monday, July 20, crews will begin installing natural gas distribution pipe from 47 Avenue N. to 46 Avenue N. along Winnetka Avenue N.

Please visit our website often to receive project updates, traffic alerts and any anticipated road or lane closures. Thank you.​​


6/22/2015 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, will begin installing natural gas distribution pipe at the intersection of Bass Lake Road and Winnetka Avenue N. on Wednesday, June 24th.

Crews will be working along the west side of Winnetka Avenue N. working southwards toward Angeline Drive.

The west sidewalk and west lane of southbound Winnetka Avenue N. will be closed as construction progresses.

Please anticipate potential delays on southbound Winnetka Avenue N. as it will be reduced to one lane.

Crews anticipate installing natural gas distribution pipe in this area for the next two weeks.

Please visit our website often to receive project updates, traffic alerts and any anticipated road or lane closures. Thank you.​​​