Neighborhood Notes

North Loop Reconstruction & Pedestrian Improvements

An update on the construction project in the North Loop:

The North Loop Reconstruction & Pedestrian Improvements Project consists of two separate projects:

  1. A full street reconstruction along 3rd St N between 10th Ave N and 5th Ave N
  2. A pedestrian improvement project generally bounded by 10th Ave N on the north, 1st Ave on the south, West River Parkway on the east, and 4th St N on the west

Sanitary Sewer Reconstruct


North Loop Reconstruction Updates

What’s Happening

5th Ave N

  • CenterPoint Energy made it though the intersection of Washington and 5th Ave N and is currently at 3rd St N working towards 4th St N
  • Started sidewalk removals on the east side of 5th, the west side will remain available for pedestrian access
  • Removed old railroad tracks

7th Ave N

  • Pavement has been removed
  • Removed old railroad tracks
  • Utility work has begun between 3rd St N and 4th St N (above photo 13′ deep sanitary sewer manhole rebuild)
  • The soil conditions are very poor in the area, this will be remedied as soon as

For more information on this project, visit the project website.

Upcoming Work

WORK ANTICIPATED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK AND NEXT WEEK

5th Ave N

  • CenterPoint Energy 6” gas line installation continuing from 3rd St N to 4th St N
  • Finish sidewalk removals on the east side of 5th Ave N

7th Ave N

  • Continue utility work
  • Water system upgrades – There is a water shut-off planned along 7th Ave N on Tuesday night beginning at 11 pm and ending around 5 am Wednesday morning. If your property is effected, a blue notice will be placed on the door of your property in 48 hours’ in advance for impacted businesses, 24 hours’ in advance to impacted residential properties.
  • Sanitary Sewer – Crews are currently reconstruction sanitary structures on 7th Ave N
  • Storm Sewer – Storm sewer work will begin tomorrow

8th Ave N – Tentatively planning on right after Memorial Day

  • Begin salvaging brick pavers on 5-29-19
  • Followed by full depth removals

9th Ave N

  • Begin salvaging brick pavers on 5-31-19

North Loop Pedestrian Improvements Updates

Project still scheduled to begin June 17, 2019.

For more information on this project, visit the project website.


Contact Information

Project Manager:

Stephanie Malmberg, stephanie.malmberg@minneapolismn.gov, 612-673-3365

Chief Field Inspector:

John Benjamin, john.benjamin@minneapolismn.gov, 651-443-109