The city's annual street maintenance program includes several projects aimed at extending the life of city streets and pavement.
- Replace aging sewer, water and storm sewer pipes, as well as lay new pavement, curb and gutter.
- Streets are selected for reconstruction from the city’s five-year Capital Improvement Plan.
- Frequently Asked Questions about Street Reconstruction [PDF]
2018 PROPOSED PROJECT AREA:
- Shakopee Avenue from Market Street to Marschall Road
- Dakota Street from 10th Avenue to Shakopee Avenue
- Minnesota Street from 10th Avenue to Shakopee Avenue
- Mills, paves and sealcoats selected city streets with new bituminous overlays.
- Designed to preserve and protect the pavement, with a goal of reaching a 50-year life expectancy before a street requires complete reconstruction.
- Work typically begins in early June and completed by the end of August.
- Grinds up the existing bituminous pavement and mixes with the existing base before repaving the road.
- Used mainly for roadways without curbs and nearly as successful as a full reconstruction at a third of the cost.
- Work begins in early June and completed by the end of August.