Minneapolis Department of Public Works

Public Works

350 South 5th Street
RM 203 City Hall
Minneapolis, MN  55415-1390

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Upton Avenue South Resurfacing

Project Type:
This is a paving resurfacing project. Resurfacing projects use a mill and overlay process.  This process will consist of removing a portion of the existing asphalt pavement surface and placing a new surface over the entire street. The purpose of the resurfacing program is to extend the life of a roadway by approximately 10 years.  Without this program, streets in the in the program would not see surface improvements for many years.

Project Limits:
The Upton Ave Resurfacing Project is located in southwest Minneapolis between 43rd St W and 50th St W.

Construction Start Date:
Construction from 43rd to 44th is scheduled to begin the week of April 29th.

Length of Construction:
The duration of the construction from 43rd to 44th will be approximately two days.  The portion from 44th St W to 50th St W is not known at this time.

Traffic Impact:
The will be NO PARKING, and intermittent road closures.

Pre-payment Information:
Prepayment is made to the Minneapolis Finance Department.  Pay statements are sent only by request and the taxpayer is solely responsible for obtaining said statement.  Full prepayments may be accepted only through December 31st, 2013 without interest.  Partial prepayments are not provided for.  No further notice of prepayment will be published.  Persons who wish to prepay the entire assessment lump sum without interest charges may do so by contacting the Minneapolis City Engineer's Special Assessment Office, 309 2nd Ave S, Room 209, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2268, or telephone (612)673-2401.

Project Contact:  Chris Trembath   612-919-1196

Project Updates:
June 20, 2013:
The project is complete.  Crack sealing will take place in 2014.

May 28, 2013:
Construction on Upton Ave S from 44th St W to 50th St W is scheduled to begin tentatively the week of June17th.
May 3, 2013: The portion from 43rd St W to 44th St W is complete.  Crack sealing will take place in 2014.  Resurfacing from 44th St W to 50th St W will be completed later in 2013.
April 18, 2013:  The portion from 43rd St W to 44th St W will begin tentatively the week of April 29th, 2013.
November 1, 2012:  The portion from 43rd St W to 50th St W will be completed in 2013.

October 25, 2012: Resurfacing is complete from 50th to 54th Sts W.  The remainder of the project will be resurfaced as private utility work progresses.
October 4, 2012: Resurfacing began between 50th and 54th Streets on October 2nd.
September 27, 2012: Work to begin on 50th-54th Streets W on October 1st

Pre-Public Hearing: 6:30 PM, Tuesday, March 27th, Pershing Park, 3523 West 48th Street, Room B 
Formal Public Hearing: 9:45 AM, Tuesday, April 3rd, Council Chambers, City Hall, 350 South 5th Street, 3rd Floor 

(Note: Project information may change due to scheduling, weather, or other factors outside of our control. Listings will be updated as new information becomes available.)  Citizens concerned with pedestrian access during construction should contact the project manager directly.

 

 

 

Last updated Apr. 3, 2014