Neighborhood Notes

CenterPoint Energy North Loop Project Update: May 26

Project Update – Minneapolis – North Loop Neighborhood

Project description: CenterPoint Energy’s project is anticipated to last from April 13 to late summer 2020. It will happen along the northern side of 1st Street N. between River Street and Hennepin Avenue. The project will be done in phases: First Phase: From BNSF Railroad to 8th Avenue N. This phase will start on April 13 and is expected to be completed by late May prior to the start of Minneapolis’s 2020 Mill and Overlay Project. Second Phase: From Hennepin Avenue to 2nd Avenue N. This phase will start in late June or early July and take approximately seven to eight weeks.

Where are the crews now?

  • Phase 1 of CenterPoint Energy’s North Loop 2020 Neighborhood Project is expected to end by June 3, weather permitting. This includes the natural gas work, restoration, and the removal of traffic devices.
  • Crews from Michels Corporation are completing the natural gas work for Phase 1, and crews from Q3 Contracting will restore the areas affected by Michels Corporation’s work.
  • The date of Phase 2 is expected to begin near late June or early July, after the construction of a new building at 1st Street N. and 2nd Avenue N.

How can I contact CenterPoint Energy? For more information, please visit the project web page or CenterPoint Energy’s Construction Zone website at In addition, you can contact one of the following CenterPoint Energy resources. Please reference the Minneapolis – North Loop 2020 Neighborhood project or the number 92766533:

CNP Map of North Loop Neighborhood