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Road Construction Projects

Check out active and upcoming construction work in Brooklyn Park.

Active projects

2020 Street reconstruction project

Start date

Spring 2020

End date

October 2020

Overview

Brooklyn Park is reconstructing the roadways and utilities in the area along Abbott, Beard, Chowen, Drew and Ewing Avenues between 77th Avenue and Brookdale Drive. Shingle Creek Drive between Candlewood Drive and Hampshire Avenue will also be reconstructed with some utility reconstruction. 

Cost

Estimated at $2,800,000.

Map of project

Coming soon!

2020 Residential Street Mill/Overlays

Start date

Spring 2020

End date

September 2020

Overview

This project consists of milling off and replacing the top 2” of asphalt on approximately 18 miles of residential streets in Maintenance Districts #5 and #6, which are located towards the east end and central portion of the city, north of 85th Avenue North. We will also be replacing curbs and repairing manholes/catch basins in preparation for this project.

Cost

Approximately $2,900,000

Map of project

Coming soon!

Street overlays with other improvements (MSA)

Start date

Spring 2020

End date

Fall 2020

Overview

Brooklyn Park is performing mill and overlays on 1.7 miles of Municipal State Aid (MSA) 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.

  • Candlewood Drive between Zane Avenue and West Broadway. 
  • Xylon Avenue between 85th and 89th Avenues. 

Cost

Approximately $1,600,000

Map of project

View map of MSA overlays

Street overlays (Hennepin County)

Start date

Spring 2020

End date

Fall 2020

Overview

Hennepin County will be completing a microsurfacing project on CSAH 103 (West Broadway) from Candlewood Drive to 85th Avenue North. The city has requested this work be extended to 93rd Avenue. 

The county may also upgrade the pedestrian ramps and traffic signals along Zane Avenue between Brooklyn Boulevard and Highway 610 to make them ADA compliant. 

Cost

Hennepin County is funding this project. 

Map of project

See map here >

Traffic signals 2020 – Noble Parkway and 93rd Avenue

Start date

Spring 2020

End date

Summer 2020

Overview

The city is working with Hennepin County towards the installation of a new permanent traffic signal system at the Noble Parkway and 93rd Avenue intersection in 2020. This work will also include upgrading the pedestrian ramps at the intersection to meet ADA standards. 

Cost

Approximately $500,000. 

Map of project

See map here >

Highway 169/101st Avenue Interchange project construction

Start date

Spring 2020

End date

December 2020

Overview

The city is planning to construct a new, full access interchange at the Highway 169/101st Avenue junction in 2020. 

Cost

$30,000,000

Map of project

View map of Highway 169/101st Avenue interchange

More information

Visit the project website.

Highway 252/I-94 environmental review project

Start date

May 2017

End date

December 2020

Overview

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

The project also includes the possible implementation of a managed (MnPass) lane from TH 610 to 4th Street in Minneapolis. 

Cost

Approximately $300-$400 million. Funded primarily by MnDOT and Hennepin County.

Map of project

View map of Highway 252 study

More information

Visit MnDOT’s Highway 252 study

Hennepin County open house materials (Aug. 2019). 

Bottineau Boulevard (County Road 81) roadway reconstruction

Start date

Summer 2019

End date

Fall 2020

Overview

Reconstruction of the segment of Bottineau Boulevard (County Road 81) between West Broadway Avenue and Brooklyn Boulevard was substantially completed in 2019. The segment from Brooklyn Boulevard to 83rd Avenue will be completed in 2020. 

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 (including curb and gutter)
  • Improved railroad crossings and protection
  • Extension of Crystal Lake Regional Trail

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 (county website)

93rd Avenue North Reconstruction Project

Start date

Spring/Summer 2020

End date

Fall/Winter 2020

Overview

The City Council recently ordered this project with the intentions of improving pedestrian connections and safety and lowering vehicular speeds along 93rd Avenue. The project is expected to reconstruct 93rd Avenue (Zane to Regent) to an urban roadway with a trail along the south side and a sidewalk along the north side. The project will also extend the trail along the south side to Noble Parkway. 

Cost

$1.5-$2.5 million

Map of project 

View map of 93rd Avenue North Reconstruction

Proposed projects

Light rail transit (LRT)

Start date

TBD

End date

TBD

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

63rd Avenue trail

Start date

Spring 2021

End date

Fall 2021

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 2021, the city is planning to complete the segment along the south side of 63rd Avenue from West Broadway to Boone Avenue that will upgrade the existing five foot sidewalk to an eight foot wide bituminous trail.

Cost

Approximately $500,000

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

$1.5 to $2.5 million estimated.

Map of project

View map of Rush Creek Regional Trail underpass

Development projects

View the interactive map for development projects