2019 JCRR Improvements (2017-109)

Project Description

To address continued traffic growth and future development expected along the Johnny Cake Ridge Road corridor, traffic analysis for the corridor was completed from McAndrews Road to 150th Street. A portion of this analysis included a recommendation for the future configuration of Johnny Cake Ridge Road from McAndrews Road to 140th Street. According to the traffic analysis, this segment of roadway has current ADTs (Annual Daily Traffic) ranging from 7,700 to 9,000 (depending on location along the corridor), with 2040 ADTs expected to be as high as 16,900. The recommendation generally included converting the existing 4-lane roadway (no turn lanes) to a 3-lane road diet, which would include 2 thru lanes (1 north and 1 south), along with a center two way left turn lane and right turn lanes at each intersection. Also, due to the continued deterioration of the existing pavement section, issues with underground utilities, the need for stormwater best management practices (BMPs) to improve Water Quality in Long and Farquar Lakes, and the need to extend the Dakota County North Creek Greenway Trail along this corridor, the City is proposing a roadway reconstruction of Johnny Cake Ridge Road from McAndrews to 140th Street in 2019. The proposed reconstruction of the road presents a logical time for the City to implement the recommendations from the traffic analysis.

Construction is scheduled for spring/summer 2019.

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  1. Maps
  2. Meetings
  3. Notices
  1. Johnny Cake Ridge Rd Closed from 149th St W to 144th St W beginning 9/23 thru 11/29

    East & westbound lanes of 147th Street will remain open. Click here for Road Closure & Detour Map
  2. Johnny Cake Ridge Road Closed to Through Traffic from McAndrew's Rd to 140th St W, beginning 8/20

    All local properties directly off of Johnny Cake Ridge Road will have Local Access Only from the McAndrew’s Road (the north). Please see the map of the road closure and detour route. Read on...
  3. Water Meter Replacement Program

    The City is in the process of replacing water meters. Learn more about this program and when you will be able to receive a new meter. Read on...
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