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North Loop Paving Project

The proposed project will reconstruct portions of 3rd St N, 5th Ave N, 7th Ave N, 8th Ave N and 9th Ave N adding up to approximately 0.8 miles of street within the North Loop neighborhood. The project is a reconstruction project involving the entire right-of-way and will include new sidewalks, ramps, pavement, curb and gutter, and utility improvements. The project will also include signal improvements, new signage, and new pavement markings, as needed.

Construction will begin in April 2019 and complete in Spring 2020.

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 NorthLoop Paving Project

Project Status

CIP Status Stage 3: Preconstruction

Project Details

Project Location

Construction Date

Construction is scheduled to begin May 6, 2019.

Construction Duration

Construction is expected to be substantially complete in Fall of 2019.

See also the related North Loop Pedestrian Improvement project.

Project Materials

Final Recommended Concept

Open House 1 & 2 Notifications

Open House 1 Boards - Introduction

Open House 2 Boards - Preliminary Design

Open House 2 - Preliminary Layouts

Updated Preliminary Concept - December 18th, 2017

Meeting 3 Slides - December 18th, 2017

Street Materials Diagram - December 18th, 2017

FINAL RECOMMENDED CONCEPT - March 15th, 2018

Pre-Assessment Presentation - November 13, 2018

Meetings

The City of Minneapolis Department of Public Works will be holding a series of public meetings to gather feedback regarding the proposed project. The first two public meetings will be held at the dates below, with a third final public meeting scheduled tentatively for November 2017.

Public Meeting #1, Introductory Open House

Minneapolis Central Library, Doty Board Room-N280
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Monday, July 24th, 2017
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Public Meeting #2, Preliminary Concepts Open House

Minneapolis Central Library, Doty Board Room-N280
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Public Meeting #3, Final Preliminary Concept Presentation

Minneapolis Central Library, Doty Board Room-N280
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Monday, December 18th, 2017
Project Presentation at 5:30 p.m. followed by Q&A

Public Meeting #4, Preconstruction Meeting

Minneapolis Central Library, Doty Board Room-N280
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Tuesday April 30, 2019
Project Presentation at 6:00 p.m. followed by Q&A

Heritage Preservation Commission, Introductory Presentation

Minneapolis City Hall, Room 317
350 South 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
Meeting begins at 4:30pm. Item location on the agenda TBD.

Project Photos

Several streets in the North Loop area of downtown will be fully reconstructed. The existing streets are shown below.

North Loop -1     North Loop -2     North Loop 3

Schedule

Planning & Public Engagement
Community engagement was conducted, August 2017 - March 2018.

Engineering Design
Engineering/Final Design will take place in 2018

Construction
Construction is scheduled for 2019

Project Updates

3/8/19 Construction will begin in April 2019 and complete in Spring 2020.

3/15/18 A final recommended project layout has been uploaded to the website.

12/18/17 The final project planning meeting took place on 12/18/17. Slides from the meeting are posted on the project website.

12/12/17 The project was presented to the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission as an informational item.

12/1/17 The final project planning meeting will take place on 12/18/17 at 5:30 pm at Minneapolis Central Library

12/1/17 Meeting notifications were mailed to property owners

12/1/17 A final preliminary concept has been developed and has been uploaded to the website

8/29/17 The second project open house will be held on 8/29 from 5:30pm - 7:00pm at Minneapolis Central Library

8/28/17 The introductory project survey has been closed

8/2/17 Project staff attended a Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities (MACOPD) meeting to introduce the project

7/24/17 The introductory open house was held at Minneapolis Central Library

7/26/17 Project staff attended a North Loop Neighborhood Association meeting to introduce the project

7/20/17 Project staff attended the City's Pedestrian Advisory Committee to introduce the project

7/18/17 Project staff attended a 2020 Partners meeting to introduce the project

7/18/17 Project staff attend the City's Bicycle Advisory Committee to introduce the project

7/11/17 Meeting notifications for the upcoming open houses have been sent to property addresses in the area.
 

Project Contacts

Stephanie Malmberg, Construction Engineer; 612-673-3365 or [email protected]

Adam Hayow, Design Engineer; 612-673-2172 or [email protected]

Forrest Hardy, Project Planner, [email protected]  

 

Last updated Apr 22, 2019

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