Street & Utility Improvement Project

Project Location
7th Avenue East from 3rd Street to 1st Street, 2nd Street, south of 7th Avenue, and 1st Street from 7th Avenue south to 2nd Avenue.

Attention: Property Owners Along 7th Avenue
The City is currently looking to meet with property owners affected by road construction. If you would like to schedule a meeting contact the City at 651-747-2485 or email 

Project Street Closure and Detour

Aerial Map of Street Closures and Traffic Control

View of Completed Project

Photo of completed project with plantings

Utility Improvements 
On June 18, 2019, the North St. Paul City Council authorized a Feasibility Study of potential areas for street and utility improvements during the 2020 construction season. At the January 21, 2020 City Council meeting, City Council approved a resolution ordering the improvements, approving plans and specifications and ordering the Advertisement for Bids for the 2020 Street and Utility Improvement Project. The project was awarded to T.A. Schifsky & Sons Inc.

Summary of work
The Project improvement will include street reconstruction, concrete curb and gutter, sidewalks, medians, sanitary sewer rehabilitation, water main replacement, storm sewer improvements, street lighting, and landscaping. 
Before street construction starts, utilities including Xcel Energy, North St. Paul Electric, and others will be out in the neighborhood performing work on their utilities. This excavation or boring work will begin on March 23. This work is not managed by the City. If you have questions about this work please contact utility representatives  Xcel Energy, Dan Strandquist at 651-779-3132.

Start Date
Construction is anticipated to start in May 2020, with substantial completion in June of 2021.

Important questions you may have such as, where will I be able to pick up my mail? How will garbage service be affected? View FAQs

The anticipated total project cost is estimated to be $5,623,136.40. The proposed project is anticipated to be funded by Municipal State Aid, and City Street and Utility Funds. There are no proposed assessments.

03-19-2020 Pre-construction Notice to Residents