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Road Construction Projects

Active projects

2018 Street reconstruction project

Start date

Spring 2018

End date

October 2018

Overview

Brooklyn Park is reconstructing the roadways and utilities in the area bounded by 67th Avenue on the north, 63rd Avenue on the south, Boone Avenue on the west, and Xylon Avenue on the east. This is the third of four street reconstruction projects slated for successive years in this area of the city.

Cost

Estimated at $3,000,000.

Map of project

View map of street reconstruction project

Street overlays with other improvements (MSA)

Start date

Spring 2018

End date

Fall 2018

Overview

Brooklyn Park is performing mill and overlays on 2.2 miles of streets. We will install pedestrian ramps to conform to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and repair or replace utilities, concrete curbs and gutters and sidewalks.

  • Brookdale Drive between Zane Avenue and Noble Avenue
  • Brookdale Drive between Xerxes Avenue and Bryant Avenue

Cost

To be determined

Map of project

View map of MSA overlays

Residential street overlays with other improvements

Start date

Spring 2018

End date

Fall 2018

Overview

Brooklyn Park is performing mill and overlays on 10.4 miles of residential streets. We will install pedestrian ramps to conform to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and repair or replace utilities, concrete curbs and gutters and sidewalks. Once the prep work has been completed 2” of existing asphalt will be milled off and replaced with 2” of new asphalt.

Cost

$2 million

Map of project

View map of residential overlays

Street overlays (Hennepin County)

Start date

Spring 2018

End date

Fall 2018

Overview

Hennepin County will be overlaying the following five county roads:

  • Brooklyn Boulevard (County Road 130) from Highway 169 to Bottineau Boulevard (County Road 81)
  • Lakeland/68th/69th Avenues (County Road 130) from 71st Avenue to Unity Avenue
  • Brooklyn Boulevard (County Road 152) from Brunswick Avenue to Noble Avenue
  • 85th Avenue (County Road 109) from Zane Avenue to Highway 252
  • Zane Avenue (Country Road 14) from 93rd Avenue to Highway 610

Cost

Hennepin County is funding the county roads.

Map of project

View map of Hennepin County overlays

Street seal coating

Start date

July 2018

End date

August 2018

Overview

Brooklyn Park is performing seal coating on 13.1 miles of streets and 4 parking lots. Preparation for this project includes crack sealing, patching, curb replacement and utility work. Once the prep work is complete, the streets are swept and a layer of oil is put down, which is then quickly covered by ¼” trap rock. After 3 to 7 days, the streets are swept to remove the loose rocks. Seal coated streets will be swept a second time in the fall.

Cost

$570,000

Map of project

View map of seal coating

Watermain and water valve rehabilitation

Start date

Spring 2018

End date

August 2018

Overview

Brooklyn Park is performing maintenance on the watermain system by rebolting or replacing watermain gate valves, hydrants and sections of watermain pipe which will help maintain and improve current levels of service on this utility and will extend the life of the system. Work is being performed in an area bounded by 85th Avenue on the south, 101st Avenue on the north, Noble Parkway on the west and the Mississippi River on the east.

Cost

To be determined

Map of project

View map of watermain rehabilitation

Highway 169 between the Mississippi River and Highway 610

Start Date

Fall 2017

End Date

Fall 2018

Overview

During first part of this project, MnDOT will replace the bridges over Elm Creek in Champlin and realign Highway 169 between the Mississippi River and East Hayden Lake Road to straighten curves. MnDOT will realign West River Road and Dean Avenue and construct underpass under Highway 169.

During the second part of this project, MnDOT will resurface Highway 169 from East Hayden Lake Road to Highway 610 and provide ADA upgrades at signalized intersections.

Map of project

View map of the Highway 169 reconstruction

More information

Read more about the Highway 169 project

Traffic signals 2018 (flashing yellow left turn arrows)

Start date

February 2018

End date

Fall 2018

Overview

Brooklyn Park is working with Hennepin County and MnDOT to convert signals to use a flashing yellow left turn arrow during non-peak traffic hours.

Conversion locations in 2018 include:

  • Highway 610 westbound ramps at Noble Parkway
  • Highway 610 eastbound ramps at Noble Parkway
  • Zane Avenue/Brookdale Drive
  • Zane Avenue/85th Avenue
  • Zane Avenue/Regent Parkway

Cost

Funded with MnDOT grant, Hennepin County labor and City of Brooklyn Park funds.

Map of signals

View map of 2018 traffic signals

94th Avenue/Zane Avenue intersection modification

Start date

Spring/summer 2018

End date

Summer/fall 2018

Overview

Brooklyn Park and Hennepin County are modifying the median to only allow right in, left in and right out access on both the east and west legs of 94th Avenue at Zane Avenue. Traffic volume is high at this intersection and warrants this change.

Map of project

View map of 94th Avenue/Zane Avenue intersection modification

94th Avenue extension

Start date

Spring/summer 2018

End date

Summer 2018

Overview

Upgrade and extend 94th Avenue. Upgrade 94th Avenue from a two-lane road to a three-lane road with a continuous trail on one side and sidewalk on the other. 94th Avenue will also be extended east and then south to connect into 93rd Avenue.

Map of project

View map of 94th Avenue extension

Studies

Highway 169/101st Avenue interchange study, federal environmental document

Start date

April 2017

End date

December 2018

Overview

Upgrade the state environmental document to meet federal requirements, so the city can use the $7 million federal funding grant.

Map of project

View map of Highway 169/101st Avenue interchange

More information

Visit the TH169/101st Avenue Preliminary Design

Highway 252/I-94 environmental review project

Start date

May 2017

End date

December 2019

Overview

MnDOT, Hennepin County and the cities of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park will develop concepts to convert Highway 252 between 66th Avenue  and Highway 610 into a freeway.

Cost

To be determined. Funded primarily by MnDOT and Hennepin County.

Map of project

View map of Highway 252 study

More information

Visit MnDOT's Highway 252 study

Proposed projects

Light rail transit (LRT)

Start date

Design ongoing

End date

2022 opening

Overview

Brooklyn Park is partnering with Hennepin County, Metro Transit, the Metropolitan Council and other cities to extend the Blue Line Light Rail Transit System from downtown Minneapolis to just north of Highway 610.

This project also includes reconstruction of West Broadway from 71st Avenue to north of Highway 610 and reconstruction of 93rd Avenue from Xylon Avenue to Louisiana Avenue.

Cost

$1.5 billion

Map of project

View map of light rail transit project

More information

View light rail transit

109th Avenue reconstruction

Start date

Fall 2016

End date

To be determined, but sometime after 2020

Overview

Brooklyn Park and Champlin are working on the future reconstruction of 109th Avenue between Jefferson Highway and Winnetka Avenue. The reconstruction is not scheduled until sometime after 2020, however, concept plans need to be prepared within the next year to help guide decisions both cities need to make concerning area traffic and development. WSB was selected by both cities to provide engineering assistance on this project.

Map of project

View map of 109th Avenue reconstruction

More information

Visit 109th Avenue reconstruction project

Bottineau Boulevard (County Road 81) roadway reconstruction

Start date

Spring 2019

End date

Fall 2020

Overview

The city and county are preparing design plans for reconstructing the segment of Bottineau Boulevard (County Road 81) between West Broadway Avenue and 83rd Avenue. This is one of six segments of Bottineau Boulevard that are being reconstructed. Four of the six segments are already complete. The previous construction phases upgraded Bottineau Boulevard from Minneapolis to West Broadway Avenue.

Improvements

Improvements along the corridor include:

  • Additional lanes
  • Safety measures
  • Better connections to side streets and frontage roads
  • Crosswalks
  • New traffic signal systems
  • Improved stormwater systems
  • Improved railroad crossings and protection

These improvements will make the road safer for all users, provide better traffic flow and reduce congestion and delays.

Cost

Approximately $20 to $25 million

Map of project

View map of the Bottineau Boulevard roadway reconstruction

More information

Read more about Bottineau Boulevard reconstruction

See the long range plan for the entire corridor

63rd Avenue trail

Start date

Spring 2019

End date

Fall 2019

Overview

The City is working with Hennepin County and MnDOT to complete a continuous trail along 63rd Avenue from Brooklyn Boulevard in Brooklyn Center to the Eagle Lake Regional Park in Maple Grove by the end of 2023. In 2019, the City is planning to complete a ¼ mile segment along the south side of 63rd Avenue from West Broadway to Winnetka Avenue that will upgrade the existing five foot sidewalk to an eight foot wide bituminous trail.

Cost

City of Brooklyn Park and Hennepin County funded.

Map of project

View map of 63rd Avenue trail

Traffic signals 2019 (flashing yellow left turn arrows)

Start date

Spring 2019

End date

Summer 2019

Overview

Brooklyn Park is working with Hennepin County and MnDOT to convert signals to use a flashing yellow left turn arrow during non-peak traffic hours.

Conversion locations in 2019 include:

  • 85th Avenue/Xerxes Avenue
  • 85th Avenue/Edinbrook Parkway
  • 85th Avenue/Logan Avenue

Cost

$7,000 to $23,000 per light. Hennepin County provides the labor.

Map of signals

View map of 2019 traffic signals

Rush Creek Regional Trail underpass

Start date

To be determined

End date

To be determined

Overview

The City of Brooklyn Park is currently working with the Three Rivers Park District and Hennepin County to acquire the necessary funding to construct a trail underpass at Winnetka Avenue.

The trail is heavily used by bikers, pedestrians and rollerbladers. Winnetka Avenue is heavily used by vehicles and is expected to increase significantly as adjacent vacant lands are developed.

Cost

$1.5 to $2.5 million estimated.

Map of project

View map of Rush Creek Regional Trail underpass

Contact us

City Hall

5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to City Hall

Hours

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone and email

763-493-8100
Contact the Engineering Department

For transportation or traffic issues contact Jeff Holstein

For utility or right-of-way permits contact Craig Runnakko

 
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