Mississippi River Boulevard Improvements
Beginning on June 17, 2020, Mississippi River Boulevard will be closed from Marshall Avenue to Randolph Avenue to complete a variety of scheduled construction and repair projects in preparation for a mill and overlay in early September.
All construction and repair projects will be done in the street or public right of way:
- Pedestrian improvements – sidewalk repairs and ADA-ramp construction
- Sewer repairs – catch basins and utility covers, some excavation work will occur
- Water main replacement done by Saint Paul Regional Water Service (Jefferson Avenue to Highland Parkway)
- Mill and Overlay – repave street surface (to be done in early September)
Social Distancing lane closure on Mississippi River Boulevard from Marshall Avenue to Ford Parkway will end on June 15
In preparation for construction, the current southbound lane closure of Mississippi River Boulevard from Marshall Avenue to Ford Parkway to allow extra space for social distancing will be removed and end on June 15.
- Pedestrians and bicyclists will need to share the trail space.
- There will be a few places that the sidewalk work will impact the trail. Temporary alternate routes will be provided for pedestrians and bicyclists.
- Portions of the on-street southbound bike lane will be closed in active construction areas from Marshall Avenue to Jefferson Avenue.
To find other roads closed for social distancing, visit the Special Road Closures Map.
- Mississippi River Boulevard between Marshall Avenue and Randolph Avenue will be closed June 17-August 7 to all through traffic
- Driveway access will be maintained for residents in the construction area as "local traffic only"
- There will be a partial lane closure (northbound) from Hartford to Woodlawn on July 20-August 21for water main work
- There will be a partial lane closure (northbound) from Woodlawn to Highland Parkway on August 17-September 18 for water main work