Minneapolis Department of Public Works

Public Works

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

51st Ave N location map

51st Ave N High Volume 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.
This project was originally paved in 1965 and sealcoated in 2003.

Project Limits:
The 51st Ave N project is located in north Minneapolis on 51st Ave N from Xerxes Ave N to Oliver Ave N.

Construction Start Date:
Tentatively scheduled to begin on April 29th, 2014.

Duration of Construction:
Not known at this time.

Traffic Impact:
The work will be performed during full or partial road closures. Please note that street parking will be impacted and short term intermittent access restrictions may occur. When construction work will be done on a particular street in the project area, the street will be posted NO PARKING prior to work on that particular street.

Meetings:
Pre-Public Hearing: 6:30 PM, Tuesday, February 18, at Creekview Recreation Center, 5001 Humboldt Ave N
Formal Public Hearing: 9:30 AM, Tuesday, February 26 Council Chambers, City Hall, 350 South 5th Street, 3rd Floor

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, 2014 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.

Contacts: Chris Trembath 612-919-1196

Project Updates:
Look for updates here.

(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 Mar. 31, 2014