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Current Construction Projects
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2015 Construction Map of St. Louis Park



Current & Future Projects

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Current Construction Projects
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2015 Construction Map of St. Louis Park



Highway 100 Reconstruction

The purpose of the project is to address basic infrastructure deficiencies, improve interchange safety at both Highway 7 and Minnetonka Boulevard, and to improve the traffic operations of Highway 100 through improvements such as modifying ramp acceleration/merging spacing, and widening the highway to include three lanes in each direction. In addition...



About Streets & Traffic

Streets Division – One field supervisor and eight public service workers – responsible for all maintenance associated with 377 lane miles of streets, 111 miles of sidewalks, 21 miles of alleys, 10 municipal parking lots to include but not limited to snow and ice control, patching, and sweeping. The streets division also maintains various...



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...



Pavement Management

Street mill and overlay and reconstruction projects will include opportunities for public input. That process starts in the summer and fall the year before construction when property owners will be invited to neighborhood meetings with city staff to discuss the project scope and to review preliminary plans. We encourage everyone to get involved and...



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...



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