Coon Rapids L34 Improvements

MCES Project No. 805560

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  • Construction on wastewater treatment plants and sewer interceptors will continue. The contractors are following working environment protocols (asking employees to stay home if they are sick, social distancing, etc.) as outlined by public health agencies.

  • Some project staff are working remotely while others remain on-site to ensure proper oversight of the project. Staff will stay connected through emails, conference calls, and web-based meetings to manage construction activities.

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Project Update - October 8, 2020 (PDF).  See previous Project Updates below.

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Project Description

Originally constructed in 1963, Coon Rapids Lift Station 34 (L34) will be renewed to enable the facility to operate while future capacity improvements are planned for construction in 15 to 20 years. This project will replace or renew all lift station process piping and equipment, including pumps and motors, odor management equipment, and other equipment to improve operational efficiencies.  Construction is anticipated to begin in Fall 2019.

Color photo of lift station, a single-story bring building

L34 is located in the City of Coon Rapids at 1055 Coon Rapids Boulevard Extension. It adjoins the south side of Al Flynn Park and corners the intersection of Coon Rapids Boulevard Northwest and Coon Rapids Boulevard Extension.

Coon Rapids L34 Improvements Project Map (PDF)

Project map of lift station 34 area at the southeast edge of Al Flynn Park.  Map shows lift station piping and equipment that will be new or replaced.  All of the elements marked new or for replacement are located in or adjacent the lift station structure itself.


How it Works Video: Lift Stations



Project Updates

Project Update - October 8, 2020 (PDF) 430 kB

Project Update - September 3, 2020 (PDF) 281 kB

Project Update - July 30, 2020 (PDF) 346 kB

Project Update - June 3, 2020 (PDF) 162 kB

Project Update - May 7, 2020 (PDF) 161 kB

Project Contacts

For information, please contact:

Tim O'Donnell, Project Citizen Liaison
Phone: 651.602.1269

Dan Chouinard, Project Manager
Phone: 651.602.4564

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    Contact project staff with questions or concerns about this construction project.


    Tim O'Donnell, MCES Citizen Liaison: 651.602.1269