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Road Construction Projects

Active projects

2019 Street reconstruction project

Start date

Spring 2019

End date

October 2019

Overview

Brooklyn Park is reconstructing the roadways and utilities in the area along Zealand Ave, Yukon Ave, Sunrise Terrace and Sunny Ln between 62nd and 63rd Avenues. This is the last of four consecutive reconstruction projects in this area. 

Cost

Estimated at $2,800,000.

Map of project

View map of street reconstruction project

2019 Residental Street Mill/Overlays

Start date

Spring 2019

End date

September 2019

Overview

This project consists of milling off and replacing the top 2” of asphalt on approximately 17.4 miles of residential streets in Maintenance District #5, which is located towards the east end of the city north of 85th Ave N.  As part of this project approximately 80 pedestrian ramps will be replaced to bring them into compliance with the current Americans with Disability Act guidelines.  We will also be replacing curbs and repairing manholes/catch basins in preparation for this project.

Cost

Approximately $2,700,000

Map of project

See the map here (PDF). 
 

Street overlays with other improvements (MSA)

Start date

Spring 2019

End date

Fall 2019

Overview

Brooklyn Park is performing mill and overlays on 63rd Ave from Bottineau Blvd (CSAH 81) to the Brooklyn Park border at Vera Cruz Ln. 

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.

Cost

Approximately $560,000.00

Map of project

View map of MSA overlays

Street overlays (Hennepin County)

Start date

Spring 2019

End date

Fall 2019

Overview

Hennepin County will be overlaying 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

Studies

Highway 169/101st Avenue Interchange Project

Start date

Ongoing.
Estimated start date: Oct. 2019

End date

December 2020

Overview

Construct a new full-access interchange at the Highway 169/101st Ave junction. This includes a reconstructed 101st Ave N to a multiple lane urban roadway between Jefferson Highway and future Xylon Ave and auxillary lanes on Highway 169 between Highway 610 and the new interchange. 

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

Feb. 2020

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, and to potentially revise I-94 between I-694 and Dowling Ave to accept additional lanes. 

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

2024 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

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 2020

End date

Fall 2020

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.

Cost

City of Brooklyn Park and Hennepin County funded.

Map of project

View map of 63rd Avenue trail

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

$1.2 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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