Commonwealth Drive

Subscribe to email updates

Overview

Commonwealth Drive is planned for a 2018 street reclamation project. This street reclamation project consists of grinding up of the existing asphalt while mixing it with the gravel base, grading, paving, storm sewer repairs and upgrades, and sanitary sewer repairs. Curbs will be spot replaced where severely cracked or broken.

Contacts

Project Manager: Assistant City Engineer Email John Schmeling

Project Inspector: Email Brandon DeWolf

Links

Project Status Interactive Map

Public Hearing Notice (PDF)

Commonwealth Drive Neighborhood Meeting Invite (PDF)

Commonwealth Drive Map (PDF)

Final Assessments for the Project

 Public hearing notices, proposed final assessment amounts, and terms of repayment were mailed to owners of affected parcels on August 17, 2018. Final assessments were adopted following the public hearing on September 4, 2018. Full payment of assessments will be accepted through October 31, 2018. Assessments not paid in full by October 31, 2018 will be levied as a special assessment on your property taxes over a period of years with interest, as detailed in the invoice that was sent in the August 17, 2018 mailing. Please contact Assessment Technician Molly Stone at 952-895-4495 if you have specific questions regarding your assessment.

Updates

September 5, 2018
Final assessments were adopted following the public hearing on September 4, 2018. Please see the "Final Assessments for the Project" section of this page for more information on paying your assessment.

May 23, 2018

The Contractor is scheduled to pave the first layer of asphalt on Friday 5/25/18. Please refer to the Project Status Interactive Map in the "Links" section and this web page for detailed updates.

May 17, 2018

The Contractor is completing the street reclamation process today. The Contractor will start grading tomorrow and will continue through early in the week of 5/21/18. Paving the first layer of asphalt is tentatively scheduled middle to late in the week of 5/21/18. Please refer to the Project Status Interactive Map and this web page for detailed updates.

April 18, 2018

The City Council awarded a construction contract to McNamara Contracting, Inc. at their April 17, 2018 regular meeting. The contractor is tentatively scheduled to start the project around middle to late May 2018. An Open House is scheduled for Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm in the City Council Chambers at Burnsville City Hall, 100 Civic Center Parkway. Residents in the project area will be sent an invitation to this meeting. Engineering staff will be available to answer questions about construction, the contractor's proposed schedule, and will take comments concerning the improvements.

March 12, 2018

A Public Hearing was held on March 6, 2018. The City Council ordered the improvements, approved the plans & specifications and ordered advertisement for bids. Bids will be received in early April and a contract will be awarded at the April 17, 2018 City Council meeting. 

February 23, 2018

The City Council received the Preliminary Report for this project at their February 20, 2018 regular meeting. A Public Hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at Burnsville City Hall, 100 Civic Center Parkway. The Public Hearing is a meeting where the City Council receives public testimony regarding the improvement. You are invited to address the City Council if you have concerns with any portion of the project. Public Hearing notices and invitations have been mailed to effected property owners. The Public Hearing Notice is available in the "Links" section of this page.

January 2, 2018

A neighborhood meeting is being held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 3:30 to 6:00 PM in the City Council Chambers at Burnsville City Hall for property owners interested in learning more about this project. Formal invitations have been mailed to effected property owners and a sample invite is available in the "Links" section of this page.