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Minneapolis, MN  55415-1390

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Penn Location Map

Penn Ave S Paving

Project Type:
The project will include removal and replacement of the pavement, curb and gutter, driveway aprons, storm drain inlets, and signal upgrades.

Project Limits:

The project is located in south Minneapolis on Penn Ave S between Minnesota Highway 62 and 50th St W.

Construction Start Date:
April 15, 2013

Length of Construction: 
2013 Construction Season

Traffic Impact:
The signed detour route will be Xerxes Ave via 50th St and the Crosstown.  Note: Penn Ave buses will be detoured to Xerxes Ave.  Bus 156 will not change.

Layouts, Detours, Images: 
Penn Ave Construction Access 6-26-2013   
Layout 1 Initial Concept
Layout 2 Initial Concept
Layout 3 Approved Layout
Assessment Area Diagram

1st Public Meeting: January 10, 2012
Meeting Invitation  
Meeting Agenda  
Meeting Notes  
Meeting Presentation  
2nd Public Meeting: March 6, 2012
Meeting Invitation  
Meeting Agenda  
Meeting Notes  
Meeting Presentation  
3rd Public Meeting: July 26, 2012
Meeting Invitation  
Meeting Presentation  
Meeting Notes  
4th Public Meeting: January 22, 2013
Meeting Invitation  
5th Public Meeting: March 21, 2013
Meeting Invitation 

Stephanie Malmberg, Construction Engineer, 612-673-3365 
Will Shutte, 612-673-3365 
Chris Trembath, 612-919-1196
Bev Warmka, Design Engineer, 612-673-3762 

Project Updates:
11-7-2013: Tasks remaining include installation of lighting, finish striping and punch list work.  Everything but the lighting should be complete by the end of next week.
10-18-2013 Update
9-13-2013 Update
9-10-2013 Update
8-21-2013 Update
8-15-2013 Update
7-26-2013 Update
7-16-2013 Update
6-28-2013 Update
6-21-2013 Update
6-13-2013 Update
6-06-2013 Update
6-03-2013 Update
5-17-2013 Update
5-09-2013 Update
5-03-2013 Update
4-17-2013 Update
4-12-2013 Update
4-05-2013 Update
2-21-2013 Update
8-06-2012 Update
4-13-2012 Update: City Council approved Layout 3.
3-28-2012 Update

(Note: Project information may change due to scheduling, weather, or other factors outside of our control. Listings will be updated as new information becomes available.) Citizens concerned with pedestrian access during construction should contact the project manager directly.

Last updated Jun 4, 2014



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