Hwy 24/Oak Ave. is set to open by Monday, Oct. 5, 2020.
Hwy 24/Oak Ave. closed between Park St. and Hwy 55. Detour uses Poplar Ave. and Hwy 55. Detour map, PDF
Sidewalk closures along Hwy 24. Follow detour signs.
Annandale is open
Access is open to businesses, residents and visitors, however expect changes.
Work is completed, the road and sidewalks are open on Hwy 24/Park St. between Oak Ave. and Poplar Ave.
We are on the home stretch on Hwy 24/Oak Ave and crews will focus on pedestrian facilities and the new asphalt road surface on Hwy 24/Oak Ave. New road and sidewalks to open by Oct. 5.
Pedestrian walks, boulevard
Pour concrete walks downtown and continue along Hwy 24/Oak Ave. until completed. Pedestrians should stay out of closed areas and follow detour signs.
Install pedestrian walk in bump-outs, also known as curb extensions or pedestrian peninsulas, at Chestnut St., Cedar St. and Cherry Ave. Bump-outs provide better visibility of pedestrians about to cross the road, shortens crosswalk distance and reduces motorist speed at intersection.
Install stamped color enhanced concrete in boulevards
Streetscape planting of trees and flowers to be completed in 2021 on a separate contract. To learn more about the streetscape plan, visit the City of Annandale, at www.annandale.mn.us
Pave two layers of asphalt road surface
Install final road markings
Complete street light installs
Wrap up any 'to do'' list items
Remove the detour signs and traffic control devices
About this project
Reconstruct Highway 24 from Highway 55 to north of Poplar Ave. in Annandale, includes city utilities and pedestrian access improvements.
Summary of work
Reconstruct the road with a new asphalt surface, includes parking, side street approaches and entrances
Replace curb, gutters and storm sewer
Replace underground city utilities, includes water main and sanitary sewer