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Current & Future Projects

updated: Tuesday, December 02, 2014

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Recently Completed Projects

updated: Monday, November 24, 2014

2014 Projects



Construction Bids

updated: Friday, July 18, 2014

As required by state law, the City of St. Louis Parks Engineering Department uses the competitive-bidding process for certain contracts estimated to cost over $100,000. Generally, the competitive-bidding process involves publication of an advertisement to solicit sealed bids and an award of the contract to the "lowest responsible bidder"...


2014 Pavement Management

updated: Monday, November 17, 2014

Current Status
As of November 7, all the streets within the project limits have been paved with the final layer of asphalt.

Construction on Brook Avenue, Coolidge Avenue, Mackey Avenue, Morningside Road, Raleigh Avenue, Toledo Avenue, Utica Avenue, Wooddale Avenue, 41st Street, 42nd Street and 43 1/2 Street is substantially complete.

There is still miscellaneous work to be completed, such as street sign replacement, dormant hydro seeding and site clean up.

We anticipate this work to be completed in the coming days, but do anticipate that some work will carry over until spring based on the upcoming cold and wet weather.

We thank you for your patience during this construction season.

Project Description
Each year the city rehabilitates several miles of local residential streets. For the 2014 project, the streets to be rehabilitated are located primarily in the Browndale Neighborhood, with some work occurring in the Minikahda Vista and Triangle Neighborhoods (see map).

The project includes:

  • Removing the asphalt pavement and replacing it with a new surface
  • Curb replacement, if needed (Those areas where the curb is broken or has settled, and now creates an area of standing water)
  • Storm sewer inlets, at the corners of the blocks, may also be rebuilt and old hydrants will be replaced
  • Watermain replacement on Mackey Avenue, Utica Avenue, Brook Avenue, Raleigh Avenue and Toledo Avenue


Timeline
The project started in June and is expected to last into October.

Resources
06-09-2014 Construction Notice
06-20-2013 Residential Survey Notice Letter
06-20-2013 Project Location Map

Contact
Jack Sullivan | Senior Engineering Project Manager
City Hall | 5005 Minnetonka Blvd. | St. Louis Park, MN 55416
P: (952) 924-2691 | jsullivan@stlouispark.org



Elmwood Neighborhood Traffic Issues

updated: Friday, October 24, 2014

These improvements include removal of center islands, replacing the signal cabinet, remove and replace signal poles, remove and replace intersection islands and signal optimization. The new signal would include protected- permitted left turn phasing on all approaches (with the potential for flashing yellow arrow) and improving overall intersection...


Highway 100 Reconstruction

updated: Tuesday, December 02, 2014

This is a multi-year project that will be completed in the fall of 2016. The estimated cost is $60 million. In conjunction with the road work, the city will be replacing the water, sanitary and storm utilities that cross under Highway 100 within the project limits. The city’s share of the project cost is approximately $3,000,000. MnDOT will...


Highway 169 Noise Wall

updated: Monday, November 24, 2014

Project Status
Complete.

Project Description
Constructed noise wall along the east side of northbound Hwy 169 between 16th Street and Wayzata Boulevard.

For more information on the MnDOT project, visit the MnDOT website.



Highway 7 & Louisiana Avenue Interchange

updated: Friday, November 14, 2014

All lanes and ramps to get to and from Highway 7 and Louisiana Avenue are open! The new configuration of the interchange includes three (multi-lane) roundabouts. Please navigate with caution as multi-lane roundabouts are new to St. Louis Park. For more information on how to navigate a multi-lane roundabout, please check out the MnDOT video. Thank...


Ottawa Avenue Mill and Overlay

updated: Monday, November 24, 2014

The city’s Public Works division staff completed a mill and overlay of this street, including grinding all or a portion of the existing surface off the roadway and replacing it with a new blacktop driving surface. The life of this maintenance work is expected to be between five and 10 years, and was funded using the city’s existing street...


Pennsylvania Avenue Street Improvements

updated: Thursday, October 23, 2014

Pennsylvania Avenue, between Wayzata Boulevard and Franklin Avenue, was reconstructed. This project included the replacement of water main, curb and gutter, and pavement. The street is on the city’s Municipal State Aid (MSA) system. The majority of the street is 32 feet wide. MSA standards require that on-street parking be limited to one side...


Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Regional

The Metropolitan Council is in the process of replacing and rehabilitating a regional sanitary sewer (force main) referred to as the Hopkins Interceptor. This sewer pipe extends across the entire length of the City of St. Louis Park from Hopkins to Minneapolis, and generally follows an alignment along the south frontage road of Highway 7, and Lake...


Hennepin County Construction Projects

updated: Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Visit the Hennepin County website to learn about county roadway construction projects.



MnDOT Construction Projects

updated: Monday, June 30, 2014

Visit the Minnesota Department of Transportation's website to learn about highway construction projects.



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Engineering Department
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Phone: (952) 924-2656 Email: info@stlouispark.org