Updated Aug. 21
Please note all timelines are weather and materials dependent.
Sewer repair to disrupt County Highway 83 traffic
Crews will be closing one northbound lane on County Highway 83 south of Valley Industrial Boulevard South to repair a collapsing sewer pipe. The work will include a major dig and require a lane closure approximately 200 feet south of Valley Industrial Boulevard. Work is anticipated to last one week. A start date will be posted soon.
McKenna Road closed through August
McKenna Road remains closed between Tintaocanku and County Highway 42. The closure is anticipated to continue through August. Northwest Asphalt is constructing a water main for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community on the south end of McKenna Road. County Highway 21 is the detour.
Muhlenhardt Road closed south of McGuire Circle
Horizon Drive is closed between Muhlenhardt Road and County Highway 18 as part of the Whispering Oak Sewer Extension project. Properties that access onto this section of Horizon Drive will continue to have access but should expect to have driveways closed for several hours while the contractor installs the sanitary sewer in Horizon Drive. The individual properties will be notified prior to this work taking place.
Lewis Street, First Avenue to close Wednesdays for evening concerts
Lewis Street between First Avenue and Second Avenue and First Avenue between Holmes Street and Sommerville Street will be closed Wednesdays through Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. for the Rhythm on the Rails concert series. No parking will be allowed on the streets during that time.
Streetlight replacement project underway in downtown
Crews are currently updating street lights on County Highway 69, County Highway 101 and the Lewis Street corridor between Fuller Street and Sommerville Street. This project includes changing lights, poles and cabling. The project is anticipated to continue into early August. Please watch for large trucks and crews.
Annual overlay project continues on city streets
The annual street overlay project continues. This project includes milling, paving and sealcoating selected streets. No parking is allowed on impacted streets. Traffic detours are also likely while crews are working. See a map of affected streets [PDF]. Updates are available on the street overlay project webpage.
Lewis Street parking lot closed
The city parking lot at Lewis Street and Second Avenue will remain closed through November as part of the Downtown Improvements project. Alternative lots include the City Hall parking lot, the Second Avenue lot and more. See a map of downtown parking areas.
County Highway 15 (Marystown Road) closed through August
County Highway 15 (Marystown Road) is closed between 128th Street and Highway 169. This includes the intersection of County Highway 15 and 17th Avenue. A detour is planned, rerouting traffic to County Highways 77, 78 and 69 and to Highway 169. See detour map [PDF]. The highway is expected to reopen by Sept. 1. Please contact Jake Balk with Scott County with any project related issues at 952-496-8436.
Crews installing gas lines in central Shakopee
Contractors for CenterPoint Energy will be installing new lateral sewer lines in central Shakopee. Watch for large trucks potentially blocking traffic on Fifth and Sixth Avenues between Minnesota and Fuller Streets and on First, Second and Third Avenues between Spencer and Atwood Streets. Trucks will also be in downtown alleys blocking traffic.
Sewer project to impact trail traffic along Highway 101
With work continuing on the Metropolitan Council Environmental Services sewer improvement project, the Blue Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant in Shakopee is temporarily re-directing all plant traffic to its west gate in August and September. Due to limited visibility at this gate for bicyclists on the Minnesota Valley State Trail along Highway 101 and drivers leaving the plant, bicyclists are encouraged to heed stop signs when approaching the plant.
Trail sealcoating to start in August
The annual trail sealcoating project along city streets and in parks is scheduled to be completed in the first half of August. Check back for more updates.
Pedestrian bridge at Memorial Park removed
The Minnesota Valley State Trail's Mill Pond channel pedestrian crossing is closed. The bridge, located on the northern edge of Memorial Park, has been removed. The city is working with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and other partners to explore options for repairing, replacing or completely removing the bridge.