March 31, 2020
The project is currently out for bid. Private utility relocation is scheduled to begin in April, with the city contractor starting construction in June with anticipated completion in October 2020.
The 2020 Historic Walker Lake street project includes the reconstruction of Walker Street from the Holiday Gas Station to the railroad tracks. It also includes the realignment of the intersection of Lake Street and Walker Street. A bike lane will be added along Lake Street along with additional sidewalks. Two alleys will be reconstructed east of the railroad tracks. This project also includes stormwater improvements, watermain replacement and LED street lighting. This project has been approved by the St. Louis Park City Council.
Other planning efforts
The City of St. Louis Park has been working with the residents, businesses and property owners of the Historic Walker Lake district for the past few years to find ways to revitalize the area, engage the community and attract visitors. These efforts include a small area plan, new street design, branding and an activation plan. Learn more about the other Historic Walker Lake planning efforts.