Nearly 50 miles of new driving surfaces being added in Minneapolis

The street construction season is now under way in Minneapolis. This season, nearly 50 miles of roadway will be reconstructed, repaved or seal coated by the City. Other improvements include the addition of more bikeways and enhancements to sidewalks and intersections to make Minneapolis a better place to walk. 

2014 street construction by the numbers

Resurfacing projects               30.12 miles
Reconstruction projects          0.85 miles
Seal coating projects              19 miles
Total                                       49.97 miles

2014 street projects

Many of these projects will require road closures, lane restrictions and detours. The best way drivers can find out about these traffic changes is by subscribing to the City’s traffic alerts online at The City will also notify the local media about any major traffic impacts so they can share them with the public.


For more information about Minneapolis’ 2014 construction projects, visit


Published Jun 11, 2014