Concrete streets rehabilitation

The City rehabilitates select concrete streets every year.

Key information

Dates

Annually

Location

Citywide

Program overview

Concrete streets deteriorate over time as water and salt enter joints and cracks.

Factors that worsen conditions:

  • Poor drainage
  • Underlying soil conditions
  • Higher traffic volumes

The Concrete Streets Rehabilitation program extends the life of concrete streets throughout the city.

We target concrete streets for which a proper repair will:

  1. prolong the street’s life and
  2. improve ride quality and neighborhood livability.

Repairing concrete generally consists of:

  • Saw cutting
  • Removing and replacing deteriorated concrete joints
  • Other pavement distresses

We also replace concrete panels that we cannot salvage.

Other updates we may make:

  • Upgrade select pedestrian ramps
  • Replace select curbs and gutters
  • Resurface the street pavement with a diamond grind

Any of these tasks will likely require us to replace less than 25 percent of the pavement. Along with the street work, we’ll make improvements to gas, water, and sewer utilities.

2022 locations

In 2022, the City will rehabilitate concrete pavement at the following locations in the Seward and Hiawatha neighborhoods of Minneapolis. Construction is expected to take place during the 2022 construction season. City forces will be doing a portion of the work and the remaining work will be bid out.

  • Minnehaha Avenue from Franklin Avenue East to 24th Street East
  • 44th Street East from Minnehaha Avenue to Edmund Boulevard
  • 42nd Avenue South from 42nd Street East to 46th Street East

 

Informational Meeting

Informational Meeting

We will hold an informational meeting to share project concepts and answer questions.

 

2022 Concrete Pavement Rehabilitation Informational Meeting

  • Thursday, March 24, 2022
  • 6:30 p.m. 
  • Via Microsoft Teams

 

Join the Concrete Pavement Rehabilitation Informational Meeting 

 

Call-in option

You may call into the live event at the number below.

  • 612-276-6670 (United States, Minneapolis)
  • Phone Conference ID: 230 961 089#

 

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Nearby work by CenterPoint Energy

CenterPoint Energy has scheduled work at the intersection of 34th Ave. S. and 45th St. E. near our 2021 project location. The road will be closed for 8 days, then temporarily restored for the winter. In the spring, when the weather is warmer, the concrete street will be permanently replaced. Questions about this work can be directed towards CenterPoint Energy at 612-394-7317 or clarenceevan.demars@centerpointenergy.com.

Traffic impacts

2021 locations

In 2021, the City completed concrete street rehabilitation at the following locations in the Riverside and Ericsson areas of Minneapolis.

  • 6th St S
  • Minnehaha Ave
  • 34th Ave S
  • 46th St E

2021 impacts

We closed the following streets to traffic during construction. Garbage, recycling, and organics collection via the alley were not impacted, although alley access was interrupted on days outside of regularly scheduled collections.

6th St S from 15th Ave S to Cedar Ave

  • Completed September 28, 2021

34th Ave S from 46th St E to Minnehaha Pkwy (Southern leg)

  • Completed September 24, 2021

46th St E from 34th Ave S to 36th Ave S (Eastern leg)

  • Completed October 6, 2021

46th St E from 34th Ave S to 28th Ave S (Western leg)

  • Completed October 18, 2021

34th Ave S from 46th St E to 43rd St E (Northern leg)

  • Completed on October 28, 2021

Updates to nearby residents

We sent letters to nearby residents to let them know about upcoming construction. See the letters below.

Concrete street repair

See how the City performs partial and full depth repairs on concrete streets.

Project phase

This is an annual program.

Input

Design

In Progress

Complete

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Contact us

Chris DeDene

Materials Engineer
Public Works

Phone

612-673-2823