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Highway 100 Reconstruction

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 7 & Louisiana Avenue Interchange

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...



Highway 7 & Louisiana Avenue Interchange

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...



Ice Control Practices

The city has a council adopted Snow Removal / Ice Control Policy which provides for snow removal activities and establishes priorities for how this is accomplished. The council has not established a "bare pavement" or ice free (safety) requirement. Use of chemical and or sand applications have been reduced due to environmental and budgetary...



Pothole Repair

Pothole patching on city streets is done year round. Patching in the winter and spring months is done with material called "cold mix," which is more workable at cold winter temperatures. Regular city pothole patching with "hot mix" asphalt begins in May when asphalt plants re-open for the season. Hot mix asphalt is more durable...



Seasonal Load Limits

If you or someone you hire drives a truck that weighs more than 6 tons per axle, please be aware there are special road restrictions in late winter and early spring. Vehicle weight restrictions protect roadways when the road base is soft and subsurface drainage is limited because the soil is only partly thawed. As a result, the city follows the Minnesota...



Special Assessments for Road Construction

Special assessment payments are due November 15. Property owners pay a portion of the assessment, plus interest, over a period of years with the annual real estate taxes. Typically, special assessments are paid over a 20 year time period. Certified special assessments also may be paid in full at any time. Usually, special assessments must be paid...



Street Sweeping

Our mission is to clean city streets to provide safe conditions for all modes of transportation. All city streets are swept twice a year – in the spring and again in the fall. It is important to remember that sweeping grass clippings and leaves into the street is not only bad for our local lakes, creeks and rivers; it is also a violation of...



Treating Icy Road Conditions

The City of St. Louis Park has developed a strategy on salt usage in its winter maintenance plan. According to Environmental Protections Agency standards and the Minnehaha Watershed District, a higher chloride level has been noticed in Minnehaha Creek contributed by salt usage. As a result of increased public sentiment of environmental and...



About Streets & Traffic

Streets & Traffic (Operations) has a mission to ensure the safety of the traveling public and to provide for a safe, functional transportation system within St. Louis Park. They are responsible for plowing 290 lane miles of streets, 22 miles of alleys and 52 parking lots; shoveling snow and repairing 105 miles of public sidewalks and trails...



Hennepin County Construction Projects

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



MnDOT Construction Projects

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



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St. Louis Park City Hall
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Phone: (952) 924-2500 Email: info@stlouispark.org