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Sanitary Sewer Improvements

The City of Minneapolis makes regular improvements and repairs to the existing sanitary sewer network. Learn more about this year's improvements below.

2021 Sewer Main Repairs

12th Ave S

CIP Status Stage 2: Design

Anticipated Start of Construction

Spring 2021

Scope of Project

Remove and replace sewer main in the 12th Avenue S roadway from East Minnehaha Parkway to 49th Street E.

Project Description

Remove and replace 500 feet of 9” sanitary sewer to replace with 10” sanitary sewer and associated manholes. The project also includes removal and replacement of 500 feet of 24” storm sewer and associated structures.

Traffic Impact

Portions of 12th Ave will be closed at varying times, but detour routes will be made available. East Minnehaha Pkwy will be closed during construction at 12th with a traffic detour during a portion of the project

Contact

Huy Le, Project Manager; 612-499-3622 or [email protected] 

42nd St

Project Status: Construction

Scope of Project

In 2020, the City of Minneapolis will be completing sanitary work on 42nd St between 19th Ave S and 20th Ave S.

Project Description

Due to existing broken sanitary pipe that needs repair, this project will include the removal and replacement of 174 feet of 9 inch and 10-inch clay sewer pipe and adjacent manholes along 42nd Street East from 19th Avenue South to 20th Avenue South. 

Traffic Impact

Construction is currently in progress. During construction, residents, businesses, and visitors may expect traffic detours, noise, vibration, and dust in work areas. E. 42nd Street is closed to local traffic near 20th Street with a detour directing traffic north to East 38th Street.

Contact

Will Shutte, Construction Engineer; 612-673-3606 or Will.Shutte[email protected]

46th Ave S

CIP Status Stage 2: Design

Anticipated Start of Construction

May 2021

Scope of Project

Remove and replace sewer main at the intersection of 46th Ave S and 57th St E.

Project Description

The sanitary sewer, installed in 1946, at the intersection of 46th Ave S and 57th St E is deteriorated and experiencing settlement. The project will replace about 500 feet of 9” clay pipe in the intersection.

Traffic Impact

 Minimal effect on residential and general traffic.

Contact

Will Shutte, Construction Engineer; 612-673-3606 or [email protected]

Bde Maka Ska Pkwy

CIP Status Stage 2: Design

Anticipated Start of Construction

May 2021

Scope of Project

Remove and replace storm pipe from East Bde Maka Ska Parkway at 34th Street east to Irving Ave S. 

Project Description

Remove existing storm pipe and replace with 185 feet of concrete pipe and adjacent manholes.

Traffic Impact

 Minimal effect on residential and general traffic.

Contact

Juan Delgado, Project Manager; 612-434-0603 or [email protected]

Beard Ave S

Project Status: Construction

Start of Construction

December 2020

Scope of Project

Remove and replace sewer main along Beard Ave S from 51st St to 50th St W.

Project Description

Remove and Replace 160 LF of 9” VCP sanitary main with 10” VCP and connecting MHs. This will improve sanitary flow and reduce the necessary cleaning frequency.

Traffic Impact

Minimal effect on residential and general traffic.

Contact

Henneh Kota, Project Manager, 612-673-2505, [email protected]

Cedar Ave S

CIP Status Stage 2: Design

Anticipated Start of Construction

2021 construction season

Scope of Project

Remove and replace sewer main along Cedar Ave from Minnehaha Parkway to 47th Street.

Project Description

Remove 12” clay pipe and replace with 322 feet of 12” PVC pipe and adjacent manholes.

Traffic Impact

During construction, residents, businesses, and visitors may expect traffic detours, noise, vibration, and dust in work areas. Cedar Ave will be reduced to one lane in each direction with access to businesses open.

Contact

Henneh Kota, Project Manager, 612-673-2505, [email protected]

Irving Ave 

Irving Ave Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project Page

Contact

Kelly MacIntyre, Project Manager; 612-673-3626 or [email protected]

Knox Ave S

CIP Status Stage 2: Design

Anticipated Start of Construction

2021 construction season

Scope of Project

Remove and replace sewer main along Knox Ave S, from 53rd St W to 54th St W.

Project Description

We will remove 9” VCP and replace it with 135 feet of 10” VCP sewer and adjacent manholes.

Traffic Impact

 Minimal effect on residential and general traffic.

Contact

Huy Le, Project Manager; 612-499-3622 or [email protected]

Logan Ave S

CIP Status Stage 2: Design

Project scope

Remove and replace sewer main along Logan Ave S, from 53rd to 54th St W.

Project description

Remove 9” clay sewer pipe and replace with 152 feet of 10” clay sewer pipe and adjacent manholes.

Traffic Impact

Minimal effect on residential and general traffic.

Contact

Huy Le, Project Manager; 612-499-3622 or [email protected]

Oakland Ave and 48th St E

CIP Status Stage 2: Design

Anticipated Start of Construction

2021 construction season

Project overview

The City has determined that this sanitary sewer, which was originally installed in 1927, needs rehabilitation. We will replace about 650 linear feet of 18-inch clay pipe and 290 linear feet of 42-inch concrete pipe during this project.

Project scope

The City will do sanitary sewer work on Oakland Ave S from 47th St E to 49th St E.

Traffic Impact

Minimal effect on residential and general traffic.

Contact

Huy Le, Project Manager; 612-499-3622 or [email protected]

Park Lane

CIP Status Stage 2: Design

Anticipated Start of Construction

May 2021

Scope of Project

Remove and replace sewer main on Park Lane and at the Kenilworth Channel.

Project Description

This project will include excavation/replacement of 300’ of sanitary main in Park Lane, pipe bursting along the Kenilworth Channel, replacement of the sanitary main channel crossing, and reconstruction of an outfall. Worked may be split into two phases as yet to be determined.

Traffic Impact

During construction residents may expect traffic detours, noise, vibration, and dust in work areas. Traffic control plans will be posted once finalized.  Access to homes will be maintained as much as possible.

Contact

Will Shutte, Construction Engineer; 612-673-3606 or [email protected]

Vincent Ave N

CIP Status Stage 2: Design

Anticipated Start of Construction

Spring 2021

Scope of Project

 Remove and replace sewer main along Vincent Ave N from 51st to 52nd Ave N. We will replace clay pipes seated on piles to undo sags in pipes and upsize storm pipes to prevent future flooding in the area.

Project Description

 We will remove and replace 830 feet of 9” and 21” sanitary pipe and 900 feet of 12-30” storm sewer and associated structures.

Traffic Impact

 Minimal effect on residential and general traffic.

Contact

Henneh Kota, Project Manager, 612-673-2505, [email protected] 

Wenonah West

CIP Status Stage 2: Design

Anticipated Start of Construction

May 2021

Scope of Project

Remove and replace sewer main  and install a Lift Station at the intersection of 54th St E and 29th Ave S.

Project Description

The pipe connecting to the MCES Interceptor is too low and it is backing up city sewer flow when these pipes are near or over capacity. By rehabilitating the pipes and adding a lift station, it will alleviate future sewer backup.

Traffic Impact

 Minimal effect on residential and general traffic.

Contact

Huy Le, Project Manager; 612-499-3622 or [email protected] 

Completed Sewer Main Repairs

13th Ave S

Project Status: Completed

Scope of Project

Remove and replace sewer main along 13th Ave S from 31st St E to Lake St E.

Project Description

Remove and replace 259 ft of 12-in VCP sewer and adjacent manholes.

Traffic Impact

Minimal effect on residential and general traffic. A traffic control plan is available upon request.

Contact

Huy Le, Project Manager; 612-499-3622 or [email protected]

Dunwoody Sanitary

Project Status: Completed

Scope of Project

Remove and replace City of Minneapolis sewer main in the Dunwoody College of Technology parking lot

Project Description

Remove and Replace approximately 300 LF of 72” concrete sanitary pipe and connecting MHs. The existing pipe is beginning to lose shape. The repair will improve sanitary flow and reduce the necessary cleaning frequency.

Traffic Impact

 Minimal effect on residential and general traffic.

Contact

Will Shutte, Project Manager; 612-673-3606 or [email protected]

Hoyer Heights

Project Status: Completed

This project was completed in 2019.

Scope of Project

Remove and replace sewer main in multiple location within the Hoyer Heights subdivision of the Waite Park neighborhood.

See the full Hoyer Heights reconstruction project.

Project Description

Abandon existing sewers from backyards and relocate into the streets via open-cut excavation. Remove and replace sewer main and adjacent manholes.

Traffic Impact

 Minimal effect on residential and general traffic.

Humboldt Ave S

Project Status: Completed

This project was completed in 2019.

Scope of Project

Remove and replace sewer main along Humboldt Ave S, from 28th St W to Lagoon Ave.

Project Description

Remove and replace 140 ft of 12-in VCP sewer and adjacent manholes.

Traffic Impact

Minimal effect on residential and general traffic.

Lake Harriet Pkwy

Project Status: Completed

This project was completed in 2019.

Scope of Project

Remove and replace sewer main along Lake Harriet Pkwy, from 44th St W to 46th St W.

Project Description

Remove and replace 122 ft of 9-in VCP sewer and adjacent manholes.

Traffic Impact

 Minimal effect on residential and general traffic.

Lyndale Ave S and 58th St W

Project Status: Completed

Project Description

The City has determined that this sanitary sewer, which was originally installed in 1946, needs rehabilitation. We will replace manholes and about 193 linear feet of nine-inch clay pipe during this project.

Traffic Impact

 Minimal effect on residential and general traffic.

Contact

Will Shutte, Project Manager; 612-673-3606 or [email protected]

McNair Ave S

Project Status: Completed

This project was completed in 2019.

Scope of Project

Remove and replace sewer main along McNair Ave N, from Upton Ave N to Thomas Ave N.

Project Description

Remove and replace 215 ft of 9-in VCP sewer and adjacent manholes.

Traffic Impact

 Minimal effect on residential and general traffic.

Plymouth Ave N

Project Status: Completed

This project was completed in 2019.

Scope of Project

Remove and replace sewer main along Plymouth Ave N, from Washington Ave N to 2nd St N.

Project Description

Remove and replace 415 ft of 24-in brick pipe with VCP. This will eliminate existing settled, compacted debris in the pipe, and repair VCP sewer and adjacent manholes.

Traffic Impact

 Will affect general traffic.

Future Sewer Main Repairs

2nd St N

CIP Status Stage 2: Design

Anticipated Start of Construction

TBD

Scope of Project

Remove and replace sewer main along 2nd St N from Broadway Ave to 10th Ave N.

Project Description

Remove and replace 3,000 ft of brick pipes with VCP. This will eliminate existing cracks, holes, and fractures.

Traffic Impact

 Traffic will be closed on 2nd St N and redirected onto Washington Ave N.

East Minnehaha Pkwy

CIP Status Stage 2: Design

Anticipated Start of Construction

TBD

Scope of Project

Remove and replace sewer main along Minnehaha Parkway near 37th Ave S.

Project Description

Remove 9” clay pipe and bend and replace with 105 feet of 10” pipe and adjacent manholes.

Traffic Impact

 Westbound E Minnehaha Pkwy will be closed during construction at 37th with a traffic detour.

Contact

Henneh Kota, Project Manager, 612-673-2505, [email protected] 

 

Last updated Jan 21, 2021

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