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Freeway Blvd Mill and Overlay
Project Update
The City of Brooklyn Center's Capitol Improvement Plan identifies a street rehabilitation project on Freeway Boulevard between Xerxes Avenue and east to the Shingle Creek bridge. 

The City Council approved a resolution establishing this project in July 2016. A survey was mailed to all affected property owners regarding the infrastructure needs and issues in the neighborhood in May 2016. An informational meeting was then held in June 2016 to gain feedback from the property owners.

In June 2016, the City Council accepted the City Engineer's feasibility report, declared costs to be assessed and called for two public hearings on July 11, 2016. Property owners received a mailing which included a letter detailing the project and special assessment information together with the Notices of Public Hearing and Feasibility Summary. 
On July 11, 2016, public hearings were held regarding ordering improvements and authorizing preparation of plans and specifications, and acceptance of the levy roll certifying special assessments. Property owners are able to pay their assessments before September 30, 2016, without interest. From October 1 through November 23, 2016, property owners may pay the assessments with interest calculated from October 1, through the date of payment. Special Assessments not paid by the end of the business day on November 23, 2016, will then roll to Hennepin County property taxes and are payable over a ten (10) year period, beginning in 2017. 
At its meeting on September 12, 2016, the City Council awarded the project to C.S. McCrossan Inc. of Maple Grove, Minnesota.  

Project Improvements
Mill and overlay pavement with partial curb and sidewalk replacement
Storm sewer repairs
Sanitary sewer repairs
Water main repairs

Contact Information
Project Management Team
Please contact the project manager/inspector for all project coordination issues and information.
     • Mike Albers, Project Manager/Engineer - 763-569-3340 or 
Utility Outages
Please contact the following for utility outages:
  • CenterPoint Energy gas leak: 612-372-5050
  • Xcel Energy (electric outage): 1-800-895-1999
  • CenturyLink: 1-877-837-5738
  • Comcast: 1-800-934-6489
  • City of Brooklyn Center (water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, street lighting or traffic signal systems) between 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. please call 763-585-7100. After hours call 911 (the dispatcher will contact the appropriate on-call service staff). 

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Project Information
Questionnaire Packet 

Public Hearing Packet                        
Preconstruction Informational Meeting
September Newsletter




Project Schedule
June 29, 2016 - Neighborhood information meeting held

June 13, 2016 - City Council received feasibility report, declares costs to be assessed and calls for public hearing

July 11, 2016 - City Council held public hearing, authorized the project and ordered preparation of plans and specifications

July 25, 2016 - City Council approved plans and specifications and authorized the advertisement for bids

September 2016 - Anticipated start project construction

November 2016 - Anticipated construction substantially complete