Wayzata - County Roads 101 and 15, T.H. 12
Anticipated 2019 Start Date: June 20
Anticipated 2020 Start Date: March 30
In 2019, crews from Michels Corporation, CenterPoint Energy’s authorized contractor, replaced natural gas mains and connected service lines to these mains in Wayzata along County Road 101 and Gardner Street E. at Highway 12.
This year CenterPoint Energy’s authorized contractors will resume construction along Wayzata Boulevard E. at County Road 15 (Gleason Lake Road) from March 30 to late June. Michels Corporation will replace natural gas main and connecting natural gas service lines to the new mains. Q3 Contracting will restore the areas affected by Michels Corporation’s work.
Installing replacement gas mains:
According to the Governor of Minnesota’s order
, gas main replacement is an essential work function. This allows for the modernization of related gas facilities. The gas main work requires excavations in various locations in the right-of-way (front yard) to facilitate the installation work. Connecting service lines to the new mains:
As social distancing practices and proper use of PPE, face masks and gloves have become normalized and as customers are willing to allow properly protected personnel into their homes to complete required work to modernize gas facilities, which is essential work, CenterPoint Energy authorized contractors will enter customer homes to complete work only with customer permission. Please see our flyer here:
The purpose of our flyer is to advise that with customer permission, crews will now enter homes to complete necessary gas meter work. If you choose not to allow crews to enter your home, gas service will not be interrupted, and we will reschedule for a time better suited to concerns you may have. Crews will continue to replace service lines. Crews may have to dig in the ground on your property in the utility easement and next to your home to complete the task of service line replacement.
Traffic impacts: Although no major road closures are anticipated for this work, there will be lane closures with two-way traffic being maintained on Gleason Lake Road at Wayzata Boulevard. Traffic on Highway 12 will not be impeded. Pedestrian traffic crossing Gleason Lake Road at Highway 12 will be detoured temporarily to County Road 101, Luce Line Trail and Vicksburg Lane within the project’s duration.
What is CenterPoint Energy’s mission, and how can I contact CenterPoint Energy?At CenterPoint Energy, we are committed to providing timely and relevant information to our customers and the general public to minimize inconvenience or disruption due to our construction activities. CNP has provided safe, clean and efficient natural gas service to Minnesota communities for more than 145 years. We are proud of this record and strive to improve it by educating the public about the benefits of natural gas at CenterPointEnergy.com/BeSafe.
For any questions, you can contact one of the following resources:
- Hannah Gullickson – 612-321-5546
Please reference the project name or number 92380176 when calling. We appreciate your business and look forward to continuing to serve you. Thank you very much.