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Hennepin Avenue Downtown Reconstruction Project

Hennepin Avenue Downtown Reconstruction Project

Hennepin Ave. reconstruction project, led by City of Minneapolis Public Works, will be reconstructed between 12th Street and Washington Avenue beginning Spring 2019. The project will reconstruct the pavement from building face to building face, including improvements to public and private utility infrastructure, and improved infrastructure for pedestrians, bicycles, transit, and vehicles.
Latest Project News

Utility construction work continues throughout the corridor. 

Xcel Energy is continuing their conduit duct bank installation at 3rd St. 

The sanitary sewer contractor progressed across the 8th St. intersection and began work in the 9th St intersection this week.  The 8th St intersection across Hennepin will reopen this weekend.  The Gateway Development contractor began work on the sewer services into Hennepin this week as well.

The water contractor completed the services and mainline tie-in connections this week between 10th and 12th streets.

What's Coming Up 

Xcel Energy will being their work in Hennepin from 3rd to Washington next week and will continue for several months.

The sewer contractor will be completing their work between 7th and 8th streets in the coming weeks.  Once the sewer contractor is complete, Xcel Energy will move into that block and begin work at the 7th St intersection, progressing south.

The water contractor will be doing the testing and final connections along with some hydrant work next week followed by final restoration by the end of the month.  Once they are complete the sewer contractor will begin moving south into the block from 10th to 11th.

See weekly update attached for more information.


For more information on this project contact: 

Construction Manager, or 612-225-4049

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