Wayzata Boulevard reconstruction update

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wayzata boulevard construction

County Road 112 in Long Lake and Orono

Current activities

Lake Street reopens

Over the past two weeks, crews replaced underground utility pipes, poured driveways, curbs and gutters and paved new asphalt along the southern half of Wayzata Boulevard (County Road 112) from Brown Road (County Road 146) to Mill Street.

And yesterday afternoon, Lake Street reopened to all traffic.


New curb is poured just west of Lake Street. This week, crews wrapped up pouring driveways and curbs along the southern half of Wayzata Boulevard (new eastbound lanes) from Brown Road to Mill Street.

Curing spray

Curing material is sprayed to preserve the newly poured concrete curbs and driveways.

asphalt roller


An asphalt roller compacts the first of two layers, or "lifts" of pavement.



Storm sewer and grading continues

Storm sewer work continues along Wayzata Boulevard from Brimhall Avenue to Willow Drive. After the pipes are installed, grading work is following right behind. 

This work is expected to continue until the end of July, weather permitting. Then crews will begin pouring in driveways, curbs and gutters, as well as paving the roadway.

Road debris recycling resumes

Along the excavation site just east of Martha Lane, crews resumed concrete and asphalt recycling operations this week.

The recycled material, which comes from old road debris, is crushed into gravel. It is then used as one of the underlying layers that forms a foundation for the new pavement.

Recycling offers a range of environmental and economic benefits. It lowers costs and pollution as recycled debris reduces the need to mine and transport new gravel to and from worksites.  

Recycling operations is expected to continue into August.

Upcoming construction activities

For the next few weeks, crews will be completing numerous roadway and utility activities.

The following is a brief overview:

Wayzata Boulevard from Willow Drive to Brown Road

  • Continuing storm sewer work just east of Willow Drive
  • Forming and pouring new driveways, curbs and gutters
  • Grading and paving the roadway

Wayzata Boulevard from Brown Road to Martha Lane

  • Excavating for new retaining walls

Wayzata Boulevard from Martha Lane to Wolf Pointe Trail

  • Continuing watermain work at east end of project
  • Excavating at temporary sheeting area
  • Asphalt and concrete crushing

Private utility work

In addition to the county’s reconstruction efforts, private utility companies are also active in the area. They are splicing, relocating and placing new service lines along Wayzata Boulevard in Long Lake and Orono.

As a result, intermittent service interruptions can occur. When interruptions or outages happen, we recommend those impacted to contact their service provider directly. This will allow the private utility companies to locate and resolve the issue. Below are contact information of the private utility companies working in the area.

Contact information:

  • CenturyLink: 1-877-837-5738
  • Xcel Energy: 1-800-895-4999
  • Mediacom: 1-855-633-4226
  • CenterPoint Energy: project hotline - 612-321-5369 / restoration department - 612-321-5042

Getting around

Access to businesses

As activities continue near business areas, we remind people that access is being maintained to all local businesses.

Staying safe

It is important to follow posted speed limits and construction signs to help you navigate through work zone, including evenings and weekends.

Traffic changes, construction crews and work zones near the roadway will demand extra attention from road users, so allow yourself some extra time to reach destinations in the area.





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