Road Work Updates

66th Street Reconstruction

66th Street full closure Monday

Beginning Monday, May 21, 66th Street will be closed to people driving and riding between Stevens and 3rd avenues.

This closure is for the replacement of underground utilities. Work is currently anticipated to be completed during daytime hours and the street reopened at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, weather permitting. 

Here’s what else you can expect next week between Pleasant and Portland avenues:

  • Roadway removals between 2nd and 3rd avenues
  • Side street closures at 2nd Avenue
  • Utility replacement between 2nd and 5th avenues, and between Pleasant and Nicollet avenues
  • Roadway replacement and grading work on the south side of 66th Street between 4th and Clinton avenues

Nicollet Avenue Intersection Closure Continues

Crews are making progress constructing the new roundabout at the intersection of Nicollet Avenue (County Road 52) and 66th Street.

Crews have finished the roundabout curb and gutters and are finishing grading in preparation for next week’s paving and concrete apron pour. Once the concrete apron pour is complete and the concrete is cured, the intersection can open to all vehicles and pedestrians. The anticipated opening is May 29, weather permitting. 

Please remember there is no through traffic at the intersection during this work. If you are driving a car or truck or riding a bike, please use the signed alternate route via 70th Street, Portland Avenue, 64th Street, 65th Street and Lyndale Avenue to reach your destination.


Mill and Overlay Project

Mill and Overlay began on May 7th and is expected to be completed by June 29th, 2018.

Mill and Overlay is approximatley 50% complete for the 2018 area.

Crews will be working from:

  • 35W to Nicollet Avenue between 70th and 77th Street
  • Nicollet Avenue to Portland Avenue between 66th  and 70th Street
  • 4th Avenue to Portland Avenue between 62nd and 66th Street


Concrete Project

Concrete curb and gutter and sidewalk replacement work is scheduled to begin July 9th, 2018 and is expected to be completed by October 5th 2018.

Crews will be working from:

  • Xerxes Avenue to Penn Avenue from 66th to 78th Street
  • Penn Avenue to 35W from 70th to 74th Street
  • Morgan to Logan Avenue from 75th to 76th Street


CenterPoint Project-Nicollet Avenue

CenterPoint Energy is making progress in its Nicollet Avenue Belt Line project. Below are the construction details for this update:
  • From May 17 to May 20, 2nd Ave. S. will be closed at E. 76th St. The east driveways along 2nd Ave. S. will be accessible. The west driveways along 2nd Ave. S. will need to park along the east curb of 2nd Ave. S.
  • From 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 18, to 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 21, E. 77th St. will be closed between Nicollet Ave. and Portland Ave. Access to local businesses will be open.


Lyndale Avenue Reconstruction


Stay tuned for more public input opportunities during the design process.


77th St. Underpass

2017-2018- Design
2019- Construction

Stay tuned for more public input opportunities during the design process.