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File #: RES 16-317    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 3/9/2016
Title: Preliminary Order setting the date of City Council public hearing for April 6, 2016 to consider approval of improvements on White Bear Avenue from Interstate 94 to Beech Street. (File No. 19197, Assessment No. 165207)
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince
Attachments: 1. Summary of Engineering Recommendation, 2. Assessment Roll
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Preliminary Order setting the date of City Council public hearing for April 6, 2016 to consider approval of improvements on White Bear Avenue from Interstate 94 to Beech Street. (File No. 19197, Assessment No. 165207)

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In the matter of improving White Bear Avenue from Interstate 94 to Beech Street with the exception of White Bear Avenue from Conway Street to Fremont Avenue which will be a mill and overlay. This two-block area will not be assessed.

Improvements include constructing new bituminous surfaced street with concrete curb and gutter, concrete driveway aprons and outwalks, and boulevards landscaped with sod and trees. The existing lights will be replaced with new lantern style street lighting systems as part of the project. New traffic signals will be constructed at the intersections with Old Hudson Road and Third Street. In addition, appropriate storm and sanitary sewer main repairs will be made, lead water services in the right of way will be replaced, and sanitary sewer service repairs will be made at the request of property owners.

Also as part of the project, special attention will be paid to bringing the existing pedestrian ramps up to current ADA standards, with 2 separate ramps in line with the sidewalk in both directions, and with a truncated dome surface. Concrete sidewalks along White Bear Avenue will be replaced and widened where necessary.

In addition, Accessible Pedestrian Signals and Pedestrian Ramps will be constructed at the intersections of White Bear Avenue and the I-94 ramps.

This is a Ramsey County project and will be designed by them and they will perform the construction administration. The majority of the project is also funded by Ramsey County.

The Council of the City of Saint Paul, having received the report of the Mayor upon the above improvement and having considered said report, hereby resolves:

1. That the said report and the same is hereby approved with no alternatives, and that the estimated c...

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