Deep Sewer Tunnel Cleaning Project

MCES Project No. 807642

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Project Update: August 8, 2019.  See Project Updates below.

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Project Status

Through early winter 2019, debris removal will be occurring in the Sumner-Glenwood area of Minneapolis, along Dupont Avenue between 2nd and 4th Avenues North.

Map of current work area in Minneapolis.  Current work is along Dupont Avenue North between 4th Avenue North and Glenwood Avenue.  The overall work area continues south of Glenwood to south of 2nd Avenue North, where a segment branches west to Fremont Avenue North.  There are eight manhole locations marked in the overall work area. 

In the Winter of 2019, cleaning equipment will relocate to Saint Paul and cleaning activities will begin in an area adjacent to the Xcel Energy Sub-station in Bruce Vento Park.

Project Description

During 2019 and 2020, the Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) will be cleaning several large diameter sanitary sewer interceptors located in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Cleaning activities will include inspecting the pipes with televising and/or sonar equipment to confirm locations and quantities of debris to be removed; cleaning of pipes using high velocity water jetting equipment and/or vacuum trucks; drying of debris; and disposal of debris at licensed landfill.

Jetting and debris removal will be conducted through existing access structures with minimal surface disruption and pavement restoration. Work will be conducted within the existing rights-of-way to minimize traffic disruption.

Deep Sewer Tunnel Cleaning Project Overall Project Map

 

Project Updates

Project Update - August 8, 2019 286 kB

Project Update - October 19, 2018 346 kB

Project Contacts

For information, please contact:

Email: info@deeptunnelcleaningproject.com

Call our project hotline: 612.352.9774

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