2022 Street Improvement Projects

This Project Includes

Contract 22-101

  • Portland Area (rehabilitation)
  • Ridges Area (rehabilitation)
  • Buck Hill Road (rehabilitation)


Contract 22-102

  • Heart of the City (rehabilitation)
  • Colonial Park Area (reclamation)
  • Southcross Heights (reclamation)
  • West Park (reclamation)
  • Burnell Park (reclamation)


Reclamation work consists of replacing all pavement, repairing and/or upgrading storm sewers and sanitary sewers, and spot replacement of curbs.

Rehabilitation work consists of replacing the top 2" of pavement and minor utility work.

10/19 Updates:

Look here for weekly updates to each project area during construction


  • Both areas are substantially complete
    • Buck Hill Road
    • Ridges Area: pending installation of the flashing light system for the two pedestrian crossings on Nicollet Blvd.  The system will be installed as soon as it is delivered - there has been supply chain issues contributing to the delayed delivery.


  • All areas are now substantially complete:
    • Colonial Park
    • Southcross Heights
    • West Park
    • Burnell Park

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Special Assessment Payments

The interest free pre-payment period for special assessments is available through 11/15/2022. There are three payment options:

Assessments not paid by 11/15/2022 will be sent to Dakota County Taxation for certification to your 2023 property taxes.

Please call Molly at 952-895-4495 with any questions.

Interactive Web Map

When looking at the map legend, 'Substantially Complete' means that the roadwork is mostly done and only minor work remains such as clean-up or turf establishment, etc.  Once a project is 100% completed, it will be removed from this map.


  • Feb. 16, 2021: Council ordered preliminary report for the 2022 Street Improvement Projects
  • April-October 2021: Staff studied project areas and drafted a preliminary report
  • Sept. 22, 2021: Open house at James Avenue cul-de-sac
  • Sept. 23, 2021: Open house at Hollows Park
  • Sept. 29, 2021: Open house at City Hall
  • Sept. 30, 2021: Open house at Nicollet Commons Park
  • Dec. 7, 2021: Council received preliminary report and call for public improvement hearing
  • Jan. 5, 2022: Ridges Area virtual Open House via Zoom
  • Feb. 15, 2022: Council held public improvement meeting
  • February 2022: Received bids
  • April 19, 2022: Council to hold assessment hearing and award contracts
  • April - October 2022: Construction occurs
  • Nov. 15, 2022: Assessment pre-payment deadline
  • Spring 2023: Final completion

Dates are tentative and subject to change.

The Strategies

Street Improvement Strategies