00-0581R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE INTERSECTION OF CENTRAL ENTRANCE AND TRINITY ROAD FOR AN ESTIMATED COST OF $497,086 TO BE PAID BY THE CITY.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED that the proper city officials are hereby authorized and directed to execute an agreement with the state of Minnesota for the construction of turning lanes, traffic control signals and utilities at the intersection of Trunk Highway No. 53 and Trunk Highway No. 194 and for the revision of the Joshua Avenue intersection at the above-mentioned intersection under State Project No. 6915-104 and State Aid Project No. 118-010-023; Said agreement filed as Public Document No. ___________________. The city's cost in this project, which is estimated to be $497,086, is payable out of Fund 810, Agency 038, Org. 5327, Object 5530.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes an agreement with Mn/DOT for the reconstruction of the Central Entrance-Trinity Road intersection. The city's portion of the project includes turn lanes and traffic lights to accommodate the Home Depot development, utility work under the roadway and the reconfiguration of Joshua Avenue at the intersection. The city council has previously approved plans for this project in Resolution No. 00-0481.