South Shore Blvd Watermain Replacement

Overview

The watermain on South Shore Boulevard from Bellaire Avenue to County Road F has failed multiple times in previous years. This project will replace that watermain with new Ductile Iron Pipe, as well as reconnecting new services from the new watermain. The watermain replacement is to be completed in conjunction with Ramsey County's South Shore Boulevard Trail Construction (Lake Links Trail Network) project

On April 18, 2022 White Bear Township ratified Ramsey County's Award of the Contract to the Lowest Responsible bidder, Meyer Contracting Inc. for a total project cost of $6,698,0.95.56. White Bear Township's watermain replacement project will cost approximately $1,171,438.99.

Project Updates:

Tuesday July 5, 2022 - Contractor continues to remove and replace watermain along South Shore Blvd between CR F and Hillare Avenue.

Friday, July 1, 2022 - Contractor not working Friday or during the holiday weekend.

Thursday, June 30, 2022 - Contractor continues to replace watermain between County Road F and Hillaire.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - Contractor beginning work near County Road F. Roadway closed from County Road F to Hillaire.

Friday, June 24, 2022 - Temporary watermain hookups will be occurring over the next few days for residents between County Rd F and Summit Blvd. If you have any questions please contact the construction inspector for the project.

Thursday, June 23, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - A scheduled watermain shutdown west of Bellaire Avenue will occur on Monday between 9am-5pm, a notice was given to impacted residents.

Thursday, June 23rd - contractor continues to test temporary watermain.  

Wednesday June 22, 2022 - Contractor begins testing on Temporary Watermain. 

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - Contractor continues to set up Temporary Watermain for impacted residents. 

Monday, June 20, 2022 - Contractor continues to set up Temporary Watermain for impacted residents. 

Friday, June 17, 2022 – Contractor continues to set up Temporary Watermain for impacted residents.

Week of June 13th - Traffic Impacts begin. Residential access will be maintained. Temporary Watermain installation beings. Temporary Watermain Flier handed out to impacted residents along South Shore Blvd between Summit Lane and County Road F.

Week of June 6th - Project Flier mailed by Ramsey County.

Project Map

SSB Exhibit

Preliminary Project Schedule

Construction Completed
Construction Begins Flyer Mailed
Week of June 6th
Award Contract 
Bid OpeningApril 7, 2022
Authorize Advertisement for Bid
Accept Plans & Specifications
Authorize Preparation of Plans & SpecificationsJuly 19, 2021