County Highway 13 (Ideal Avenue) Phase 2

  1. Construction Updates
  2. Project Overview
  3. Public Involvement
  4. Schedule

During construction, Washington County will send out updates on construction activity. The updates will provide information on work that happened throughout the week and an update on the schedule for the following week. In addition, when applicable, there will be photos, maps, and other information so that residents and business owners can stay informed on the progress. 

If you would like to get these updates via email when they are available, sign up by clicking on the button below. All updates will also be posted on this page.

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March Project Update


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The City of Lake Elmo will be closing the intersection of Stillwater Boulevard and Ideal Avenue for a sanitary sewer extension beginning on Monday, June 6.  More information on this project is available on their website

Closure Timeline

  • Ideal Ave will be closed between 36th St and 39th St until mid-July
  • Ideal Ave will then close between 39th St and Hidden Bay Trail from mid-July to early September
  • Ideal Ave will then close from Hidden Bay Trail to 44th St from early September to early October
  • Access to Hidden Bay will be maintained at all times

All closures are dependent on utility relocations and weather. In summary, a portion of Ideal Ave will be closed through the summer.

Construction Photos

A camera was placed on-site and takes a picture every 12-14 minutes during the entire construction project. This is a great way to view recent activity and the progress throughout construction.

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2022 Construction Updates