Public Works Capital Improvement Projects
Types of Projects
Construction projects planned by the City of Minneapolis Public Works Department include street paving and resurfacing, sidewalk, bridge, traffic control & street lighting, bike and pedestrian, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, water infrastructure, and more. Most projects fall under the designation Capital Improvement Projects (CIP). CIP projects are a part of the City's capital plan, which is reviewed and approved by City Council each year for funding. Other projects planned and constructed by the City may not be considered capital projects, such as transportation studies.
I want to...
- Find a project or see what projects are in my neighborhood. Be informed on what is planned for your neighborhood by checking the Interactive Public Works Construction Projects Map or finding most projects in the menu on the left.
- See capital projects planned by other City departments. Information on capital projects for the City of Minneapolis Municipal Building Commission, Park Board, Information Technology, Public Grounds & Facilities, and Miscellaneous Projects can be found in the Council Adopted Budget in the Capital Program section.
- See current street closures. Street closures are coordinated by the Traffic Division of Public Works. View their interactive Street Closures Map to see current closures.
- Contact someone about a project. Contact information for engineers or other project leaders is available on each project's individual webpage.
- Learn more about the city planning behind these projects. Learn more about higher-level vision and planning for Minneapolis streets in Access Minneapolis, the City of Minneapolis' Ten Year Transportation Action Plan.
- Learn more about the Public Works Department.
More about the council-approved capital plan
Every year, the City adopts a plan for capital improvements for the next five years. Capital improvements include projects such as street construction, bridges, public buildings, traffic systems, park improvements, sewers and water infrastructure.
Prior to the mayor presenting her recommended budget to the City Council, elected officials gather feedback from residents regarding which capital projects the City should undertake through the Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee (CLIC). The CLIC consists of 33 residents (seven appointed by the mayor and two appointed by each of the 13 council members to represent their wards) who rank proposed capital projects based upon a number of criteria and present their recommendations to the mayor and City Council. (See the 2017 CLIC Book of proposals.)
(Description taken from the 2016 Council Adopted Budget)
How to use this web section
This page will give you information on City-planned construction projects. Learn more about a City project here or what is planned around where you work or live. For projects by other agencies, see MNDoT construction, Hennepin County construction, and Metropolitan Council construction. Private agencies may have projects as well.
CIP information is subject to change
Last updated May 5, 2017