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Current & Future Projects

updated: Friday, August 29, 2014

Construction Projects Currently Happening in St. Louis Park - 8/29/14

Hwy 7 & Louisiana Avenue:
Due to weather delay, the traffic switch proposed on Louisiana Avenue for Friday, August 29, has been rescheduled to early Tuesday morning, September 2. Please read below or click on the map for more details.

ANTICIPATED TRAFFIC IMPACTS:

  • Louisiana Avenue near Highway 7: Starting on Tuesday, September 2, the west lanes of Louisiana Avenue will be closed. Traffic will switch to the newly constructed east lanes. Northbound and southbound Louisiana Avenue will be one lane in each direction near the intersection of Highway 7 and Louisiana Avenue.
  • Walker Street: Starting on Tuesday, September 2, Walker Street will open east of Louisiana Avenue. Also on Tuesday, Walker Street will close west of Louisiana Avenue.
  • Lake Street: Starting on Tuesday, September 2, Lake Street will open east of Louisiana Avenue. Also on Tuesday, Lake Street will close west of Louisiana Avenue.
  • Westbound Highway 7 Ramp to Northbound Louisiana Avenue: Starting on Tuesday, September 2, the ramp from westbound Highway 7 to northbound Louisiana Avenue will open.
Texas Avenue near Knollwood: Starting Monday, August 25, CenterPoint Energy will be setting up for repairs of a pipeline. Texas Avenue will be reduced to two lanes, having the stoplight at Texas and 36th change to a four-way stop and continue allowing one lane north and one lane south for traffic. In order to keep Texas Avenue open for traffic, the street will be posted “no parking” as needed to keep the area safe for travel.      
 
Wooddale Avenue - Currently closed between Princeton Avenue to Vernon Avenue until Friday, August 29 at 5 p.m.  Street work anticipated to begin in late September. Wooddale detour route

France Avenue Road Closure (Minneapolis)
Minger Construction closed France Avenue between 41st and 42nd Streets on Monday, August 18 until mid-October. The detour route goes through Minneapolis.
 
Raleigh Avenue - Final lift of pavement will be installed the week of August 25-29.
 
Utica Avenue - Street work to begin the week of August 25-29.

If you have any questions or concerns in regards to these projects, please call the Engineering Department at (952) 924-2656. The City of St. Louis Park, and the various entities involved, greatly appreciates your patience during this busy construction season.

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Recently Completed Projects

updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

2013 Projects

2012 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"...


2013 Local Street Rehabilitation

updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The city awarded the 2013 Local Street Rehabilitation Project to Astech Construction. Construction for this project has been substantially completed with only minor repair items, site cleanup, and final acceptance of the turf establishment remaining. The method of turf restoration that was used is called hydroseeding. Hydroseeding is a process by which...


2013 MSA Street Rehabiliation - Parkdale Drive

updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The project will be constructed under traffic. However, there may be temporary nighttime closures. Motorists will be guided through the work zone during the periods of temporary lane closures. Temporary traffic lane closures will occur next to work areas resulting in single lane traffic in each direction. Access to driveway entrances and intersections...


2013 Street Sealcoating

updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014

This year’s sealcoat project covered the southwest portion of the city, including the Aquila, Minnehaha, and Cobblecrest Neighborhoods (see map). The contractor finished the sealcoating operations on Wednesday, August 7 and the city has completed the final sweeping operations. The city has completed a temporary restoration of the Gorham...


2013-14 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation - Local Streets

updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The city is undertaking a project to rehabilitate the sanitary sewer pipe that is located beneath selected streets in the Oak Hill, Cedar Manor and Lenox Neighborhoods. Our contractor, Visu-Sewer Incorporated, will begin the rehabilitation work the week of April 14, 2014. In March, the contractor performed preliminary work cleaning the sewer pipe in...


2014 Pavement Management

updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014

Tentative Schedule:
  • Raleigh Avenue - Final lift of pavement will be installed the week of August 25-29.
  • W 41st Street, W 42nd Street, Morningside Road, Mackey Avenue and Toledo Avenue - Underground utilities scheduled to be installed by the end of September.
  • Brook Avenue, Mackey Avenue and Coolidge Avenue - Street work is anticipated to start the first week in September.
  • Utica Avenue - Street work to begin the week of August 25-29.
  • Wooddale Avenue - Currently closed between Princeton Avenue to Vernon Avenue until Friday, August 29 at 5 p.m. See attached detour route. Street work anticipated to begin in late September. Wooddale detour route

Please contact Joe Shamla at (952) 924-2552 or the project inspector Alan Oliveira with any questions. He can be reached at (952) 292-3007.

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



CSAH 25 Resurfacing (France Avenue to Hwy 100)

updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Hennepin County will be performing a mill and overlay (resurfacing) of CSAH 25 between Highway 100 and France Avenue. Essentially, the existing pavement surface will be removed and replaced. CenterPoint Energy or other utility companies may be performing underground utility work prior to the paving operation. Expect periodic lane closures...


France Avenue Pedestrian Improvements 26th Street to 22nd Street

updated: Monday, May 12, 2014

The city is planning improvements along France Avenue from 26th Street up to 22nd Street in Minneapolis. This work includes a 6 foot boulevard style concrete sidewalk on the west side of France Avenue from 26th Street to 22nd Street, roadway narrowing along the west side, lane narrowing for north and south bound traffic, narrow striped shoulders...


Highway 100 Reconstruction

updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Beginning in late summer 2014, MnDOT will start construction on TH100 from just north of W. 36th Street to W. 26th Street. 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 7 & Louisiana Avenue Interchange

updated: Friday, August 29, 2014

The project includes the construction of a grade-separated interchange at the Highway 7/Louisiana Avenue intersection. These improvements will improve access, safety and operations for a number of modes of transportation including vehicles, pedestrians, bicycles, transit and freight. The proposed project consists of a tight diamond interchange configuration...


Park Center Blvd Traffic Signal

updated: Thursday, August 28, 2014

Current Status
This project has been completed. If you have any questions or comments about the project please contact the Engineering Department.

Project Description

A traffic signal will be installed on Park Center Boulevard just south of 36th Street at the Target Store and Park Summit entrances. The signal will consolidate the east entrance to the Target Store and the entrance into the new Park Summit development, now under construction. 

The construction will be completed in five phases to maintain access to the businesses along Park Center Boulevard. The project is expected to be completed late this fall.

Contact
Jack Sullivan | Senior Engineering Project Manager
City Hall | 5005 Minnetonka Blvd. | St. Louis Park, MN 55416
P: (952) 924-2691 | F: (952) 924-2662 | jsullivan@stlouispark.org



Pennsylvania Avenue Street Improvements

updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014

The contractor will be installing pavement on Pennsylvania Avenue on Friday, August 8. Please park your vehicles on the side streets. On Saturday, August 9, the contractor will be repairing driveways starting at 8 a.m. Parking will be allowed on Pennsylvania Avenue from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns. The...


Random Concrete Repairs

updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Current Status
The contractor has completed all work associated with the 2013 project along with additional repairs associated with this summer’s storm damage. This project has been completed. If you have any questions or comments about the project, please contact the Engineering Department.

Project Description
This work involved the replacement of defective curbing, sidewalk and storm sewer catch basins in next year’s sealcoat area. The majority of the work this year is in the Lenox, Creekside and Brookside Neighborhoods.

Contact
Kyle Johnson | Engineering Project Manager
City Hall | 5005 Minnetonka Blvd. | St. Louis Park, MN 55416
P: (612) 756-4339 | kjohnson@stlouispark.org



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...


Water Tower No. 3 Re-Coating

updated: Monday, July 07, 2014

Current Status
This project has been completed. If you have any questions or comments about the project, please contact the Engineering Department.

Project Description
Water Tower No. 3, located in Elie Park, just off the intersection of 34 ½ Street and Wyoming Avenue. The project will include re-coating both the inside and outside surfaces of the tank, along with minor structural repairs and preparation prior to the actual coating work itself. Work is expected to be completed in October of 2013.

Resources
07-22-2013 Residential Notification Letter

Contact
Kyle Johnson | Engineering Project Manager
City Hall | 5005 Minnetonka Blvd. | St. Louis Park, MN 55416
P: (612) 756-4339 | kjohnson@stlouispark.org



Hennepin County Construction Projects

updated: Monday, June 30, 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