The 35th and Nicollet intersection closure will be starting July 9th. The closure is expected to last 2 weeks, weather dependent. While the intersection is closed, the rest of Nicollet Ave will remain open. All businesses will be open.
- Drivers who exit I-35W at 35th Street are encouraged to use other freeway exits.
- The 46th Street exit a mile south of the 35th/36th Street exit will remain open, and may be a more convenient option for many drivers. The 31st Street exit may also be an option for some drivers.
- Drivers who need to head south of the intersection can take Stevens Avenue south to 38th Street.
- Drivers who need to head north of the intersection will still be able to take 35th Street to 1st Avenue South. This street is one-way, heading northbound toward downtown Minneapolis.
After 2 months of construction, the first phase of the 2012 Nicollet Ave reconstruction, between Lake St and 32nd St, is open with one lane in each direction. There may be parking restrictions at times while crews complete pouring the new sidewalk around tree grates and installing signs and new streetlights.
On-site project inspector Bob Schmidt 651-308-3805- Call Bob if you have immediate issues on the project
Project Engineer Beverly Warmka 612-673-3762- Call Bev if you have general questions regarding the project
Project business liaison Erik Hansen 612-673-5022- Call Erik if you have questions relating to your business and the project
Stakeholder construction updates
Public Works will hold stakeholder construction update meetings on Tuesdays at 11am at the Lyndale Neighborhood Association office, 3537 Nicollet Ave.
OTHER CONSTRUCTION INFORMATION
CenterPoint Energy expects to be completed with a majority of their main and service line work along the corridor very soon.
CenturyLink is working on the first of two manholes at Nicollet Ave 36th St. More information will be shared as it’s available.
Minneapolis Water is expected to start cleaning and lining the water main between 32nd St and 36th St late next week. Thomas and Sons has been digging the necessary access holes in this area.
If you have any questions regarding the project, feel free to contact me, Beverly Warmka, Project Engineer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-673-3762
Additional information regarding the project can be found on the project website at http://www.minneapolismn.gov/cip/all/cip_nicollet31-40_index
Information regarding business assistance during road construction information can be found at: http://www.minneapolismn.gov/business/WCMS1P-089716 or you may contact Erik Hansen, Project Business Liaison, at email@example.com or 612-673-5022.
For businesses who want to request “open for business” sign. Erik Hansen (612) 673-5022 can work directly with the businesses to address these needs. The City has relaxed signage restrictions and eliminated permits for Nicollet Ave businesses affect by construction.
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