Street Construction

Current Projects

Current Construction Projects Map


2018 Pavement Management Program

The 2018 PMP is reconstructing 1.3 miles of street in the area north of Earl St, east of Mendelssohn Ave N, south of 23rd Ave, and west of Decatur Ave and the General Mills James Ford Bell Research Center.

CenterPoint Energy's Golden Valley Road Belt Line Project

CenterPoint Energy is replacing an existing natural gas pipeline in Golden Valley. The project began in April and will end in Fall 2018.

Douglas Drive

Crews are finishing various short-term projects, like pouring sidewalks in certain areas, landscaping, paving between Frontage Rd and Hwy 55, and grinding in permanent striping. This joint two-year project between the City of Golden Valley and Hennepin County is nearing completion. Led by Hennepin County, the project reconstructed Douglas Dr from Medicine Lake Rd to Hwy 55.

Golden Valley Rd Bridge Replacement

Hennepin County is replacing a century-old bridge and culverts over Bassett Creek on Golden Valley Rd (County Rd 66) east of Highway 100.

MnDOT: Hwy 55 (Theodore Wirth Pkwy/Hwy 100)

To make safety improvements, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is reducing Hwy 55 between Hwy 100 and Theodore Wirth Pkwy to a single lane in both directions Sept 12-25.

The work includes curb, gutter, guardrail, and culvert replacement and the removal of roadside trees. While no full lane closures or detours are expected, the project will continue west towards Rockford, MN throughout the fall.

For more information and updates, please contact:

Dave Aeikens
MNDOT Metro Communications

Hwy 55 West Area

Includes sidewalk, street lighting, overhead power line burial, and intersection improvements to streets in the Hwy 55 West area, including Golden Valley Rd from Hwy 55 to Mendelssohn, Decatur Ave from Golden Valley Rd to 7th Ave N, and 7th Ave N from Boone Ave N to Decatur.

Plymouth Ave

Includes street, bike and pedestrian, and pavement rehabilitation improvements to Plymouth Ave N from Mendelssohn to Winnetka Ave N. The project involves:

  • pavement rehabilitation, including overlay work on Castle Court North and South, Yukon Court, and a portion of Wisconsin Ave
  • upgrades to traffic signals, intersections, and trail crossings
  • trail reconstruction
  • improvements to sanitary sewer, storm sewer, and water main
  • improvements for bicycle accessibility

Xenia Ave/Golden Hills Dr

Includes street and signal improvements to the following streets in the Xenia Ave and Golden Hills Dr area:

  • Xenia Ave S (I-394 north ramps to Laurel Ave)
  • Golden Hills Dr (Colorado Ave S to Turners Crossroad)
  • Laurel Ave (Colorado Ave S to Turners Crossroad)

The improvements are necessitated by redevelopment in the area, including the Arcata Apartments (SE corner of Xenia and Golden Hills Dr), Talo Apartments (south of Circle Down and east of Turners Crossroad), and the Xenia Apartments (NW corner of Xenia and Golden Hills Dr).

The project involves:

  • construction of turn lanes and medians
  • addition of sidewalks, including ADA improvements of existing facilities
  • storm sewer modifications
  • traffic signal modifications and upgrades
  • mill and overlay of bituminous pavement
  • restriping
  • railroad crossing improvements at Golden Hills Dr

For this project, 100 percent of the costs will be specially assessed.

Upcoming Projects



County Roads

For information about construction on county roads in Golden Valley, use Hennepin County's Road Construction Locator.

Highways & Interstates

For construction information on highways and interstates, such as Hwys 55, 100, and 169, and I-394, search MnDOT's web site.