Xcel Energy Northeast Metro Natural Gas Project

Project Overview

Xcel Energy will replace 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.

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

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Xcel Energy 2019 Gas Project

Project Schedule

Work on the Metro Xcel Gas Project is underway.  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, in fall 2020.