Strawberry Lane Road and Trail Project

Strawberry Lane, Strawberry Court & Peach Circle Updates

June 15, 2023

Key Takeaways for this Week & next week’s Construction Schedule Update (Private Utility Work is Wrapping Up - Week of June 19th):

  • Grading crews will be completing final cleanup and touch up grading for the storm sewer area between Strawberry Lane and the Smithtown Pond Project.

  • Temporary mailboxes are planned to be installed. The specified location for residents living in the project area will be near the intersection of Shorewood Oaks Drive. and Strawberry Lane. To alleviate congestion and provide safety measures, it will be placed just outside of the construction zone. A map will be provided once the boxes are scheduled for installation. 

  • Century Link/Lumen is continuing their work on completing underground line relocations, backfilling pits, and removing construction fencing over the course of the next week. Expect travel throughout neighborhood to be slow at times.

  • The existing main Roadways of Strawberry Lane and Peach Circle are scheduled to be turned to gravel later next week. If the private utility companies are not completed with their work, then the roadway milling will take place the following week. 

  • Equipment, materials, and supplies will continue to be staged in various locations of the project site. We thank you for your patience with delivery crews and on-site contractors.

  • Once the roadway contractor begins construction, the road will be closed to thru traffic. A detour has been provided to the west of Strawberry Lane for north and south bound travel. Strawberry Lane will only be available for residents living in the project area. 

Continue reading below, for more detailed information…

Next week, Century Link will be completing service installations and backfilling pits where services have been installed. They will still be working in the roadway area at times. Please be patient, as travel through the neighborhood will be slow at times. Their work is anticipated to last until the end of next week. 


In the next few weeks, the roadway contractor will be mobilizing equipment, materials, and other miscellaneous items to the site. Please note that all supplies and equipment will be staged in the boulevard locations of the project area for the time being. Once the project begins, equipment and materials will be periodically installed and shifted around the site. If you are a resident traveling through the neighborhood, please be patient with delivery crews and contractors on-site. The resident project representative Tom Vidmar will be onsite periodically to introduce himself and begin helping coordinate construction activities. We ask that you please use this email update as a primary source of project schedule information and updates on major construction work to come. Tom will begin introducing himself to everyone along the project site over the coming weeks. His contact info is listed below. Have a great weekend everyone!


Tom Vidmar

Bolton & Menk Inc.


[email protected]

The Strawberry Reconstruction Project was awarded by City Council on October 24, 2022. The first step of the construction phase will be tree clearing. City staff has been marking up the trees anticipated for removals with a dot of pink paint at the base of each tree. If residents have any questions on trees please contact City Engineer, Andrew Budde. The trees will later be marked with a large “X” a few days prior to the actual removal. It is anticipated that trees near the power poles will be trimmed for safety in the next few weeks. This trimming work will be done by Asplundh, coordinated by Xcel Energy. The full tree clearing work will be completed shortly following the trimming work. This clearing work will be done by Precision Landscape & Tree.

Proposed Schedule:

May thru September 2023: Construction

Please contact city hall if you have questions, 952.960.7900.

Project contacts:

Andrew Budde, City Engineer, 952.960.7910

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