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.

6/24 Updates:

Look here for weekly updates to each project area during construction


  • Ridges Area: Nicollet Blvd. underground utility work is complete and concrete work in the outer lanes is nearing completion. Next week, the contractor will flip traffic to the outside lanes and begin work on the medians and inside lanes of Nicollet Blvd.
  • Buck Hill Road: The road is paved and striping will take place next week.


  • Heart of the City: This area is substantially complete.
  • Colonial Park: Underground utility work is complete. The contractor is planning to work on curb replacement in late July.
  • Southcross Heights: The contractor will begin working on concrete & curb replacement next week. The street will not be reclaimed until after the 4th of July weekend.
  • West Park: The streets have been reclaimed and the contractor is grading the base material in preparation for paving next week.
  • Burnell Park: This area is substantially complete. The contractor will pave the final layer of asphalt after CenterPoint Energy is done with their gas main work.

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Assessment Payments

The interest free pre-payment period for assessments will be 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


  • 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