2019 Street & Utility Improvement Project

For the most up-to-date construction information and to sign up for email updates, visit Bolton and Menk's project webpage.


This project includes the rehabilitation of the following streets in the Northeast Hopkins:

  • Cambridge Street west of Blake Road
  • Lake Street NE west of Blake Road
  • Van Buren Avenue N from Cambridge Street to Lake Street NE
  • Tyler Avenue N from 2nd Street NE to Lake Street NE
  • Hiawatha Avenue
  • Oak Park Lake
  • Oxford Street

Upcoming Schedule

  • February 5  Council will consider approving final plan and authorizing advertisement for bids
  • March 7 – Open bids
  • Early April – Neighborhood meeting #3
  • April 16 – Council accepts bids, awards contract, conducts assessment hearing and adopts assessment roll
  • Late April/Early May – Begin construction
  • November – Work complete

Proposed Improvements

  • Proposed street improvements include full reconstruction with new curb and gutter throughout the project area.
  • Proposed water main improvements include the removal and replacement of valves and hydrants throughout the majority of the project area. Additionally, all water services will be replaced from the main to the property line.
  • Sanitary sewer improvements include the removal and replacement of the main, manholes and service lines to the property line.
  • Proposed storm sewer improvements include removal and replacement of the storm sewer main, addition of storm sewer inlets to reduce water ponding in the street and improvements to reduce sediment accumulation in gutters.
  • Additional or upgraded sidewalks will be installed on Lake Street NE, Van Buren Avenue N, Cambridge Street, and Tyler Avenue N.