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Brainerd council approves improvements for Garfield School area streets

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Brainerd council approves improvements for Garfield School area streets
Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

Brainerd City Council members Monday approved plans for improvements around Garfield Elementary School.

The Garfield project consists of street removals, reconstruction of a water main and services below 10th Avenue and L Street, reconstruction of the sanitary sewer systems liner beneath the alley between Ninth and 10th avenues from I Street to L Street and beneath the alley between 10th and 11th avenues from I Street to mid-block between J Street and L Street.

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Brainerd staff reported the project is needed because of the condition of both the underground utilities and the streets.

Total cost is estimated to be $764,204.

Of the $355,553 in street reconstruction costs, the city estimates about $130,000 would be assessed against benefitting properties.

With the Garfield Project, reconstruction would include:

• 10th Avenue Northeast from J Street to L Street.

• 11th Avenue Northeast from J Street to L Street.

• J Street Northeast from 10th Avenue to 11th Avenue. • L Street Northeast from 10th Avenue to 11th Avenue.

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