52 miles of streets reconstructed, repaved or seal coated this construction season

Crews are now putting the finishing touches on roadways improved during the 2013 street construction season. Throughout the year, the City has improved the driving surfaces on more than 50 miles of streets and parkways.

The Minneapolis Public Works 2013 street construction season, by the numbers:

1.87 miles of streets reconstructed 
28.83 miles of streets and parkways resurfaced 
22 miles of roadways and alleys seal coated 

52.7 miles of improved driving surfaces  
 

The City of Minneapolis investment in street surface improvements this year is around $33.5 million, surpassing last year’s investment by more than 42 percent. The City’s overall 2013 transportation investment totals $52 million and in addition to street paving includes traffic improvements, bridge work, and pedestrian and bicycle projects.

There were five street reconstruction projects in 2013, which provided nearly two miles of new roadway. A new section of Van White Memorial Boulevard was also constructed, which now provides a new connection between the City’s North Side and the South Side. In addition, nearly 29 miles of streets and parkways were resurfaced and another 22 miles were seal coated.

2013 street projects

For more information about Minneapolis’ 2013 construction projects visit www.minneapolismn.gov/public-works.

 

Published Nov 21, 2013