Xcel Energy Northeast Metro Natural Gas Project

Project Overview

Xcel Energy is in the process of replacing approximately eight miles of natural gas infrastructure in Ramsey County. The Northeast Metro Natural Gas Project will be constructed as part of our commitment to system revitalization.

The project will began at Century Avenue N., south of Larpenteur Avenue, and will end at County Road B and Rice Street. The project begins and ends at existing natural gas facilities at these locations.

Project Update North St. Paul - November 1, 2019

This year's construction activities in North St. Paul are concluding. Xcel Energy is in the process of restoring work areas and will be finished at the end of November.

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Xcel Energy 2019 Gas Project

Project Schedule

Xcel Energy anticipates completing the remainder of the project in 2020 along County Road B between Prosperity Road and Rice Street. Below is the construction schedule information related to the existing work areas:

  • Century Avenue, between South and Holloway Avenue is expected to continue through June 2019.
  • South Avenue, between Century Avenue and Park Row is expected to continue into June 2019.
  • County Road B, between Stanich Street/Court and 7th Street is expected to continue into June 2019.
  • Century Avenue, N., south of Larpenteur Avenue, to County Road B and White Bear Avenue continuing through November 2019
  • County Road B and White Bear Avenue to County Road B and Rice Street—May 2020 through November 2020

The anticipated completion of the project, including restoring work areas and bringing the project into service, is fall 2020.