Archive | November, 2013

Open House on Thursday for upcoming sewer work

4 Nov

Form the Metropolitan Council: South Oak Hill residents and businesses are invited to attend a public open house regarding design and engineering for the new St. Louis Park Force Main Improvements Project, which includes installation of a new regional sanitary sewer force main in the Triangle, Elmwood and South Oak Hill neighborhoods in St. Louis Park.

The open house will be held on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. inthe Multi-Purpose Room at Municipal Service Center, 7305 Oxford St., St. Louis Park. The current project schedule, ways to stay informed during design and engineering work, and other project information will be provided. Project staff will be on hand to discuss the project with attendees and answer any questions (no formal presentation will be held).

The St. Louis Park Force Main Improvements Project is a Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) project and is part of the Hopkins System Improvements Project Facility Plan, which replaces portions of the existing Hopkins-St. Louis Park-Minneapolis regional sanitary sewer to improve reliability.

Design and engineering work for sewer improvements in the three sites in St. Louis Park is underway. The schedule for construction of the new force main sanitary sewer in the South Oak Hill and Elmwood neighborhoods, along portions of the Hwy 7 Service Road and West Lake Street, will be coordinated with the city scheduled Louisiana Avenue/Hwy 7 reconstruction with completion by end of 2015.

If you have questions about the project please contact Tim O’Donnell, the Metropolitan Council Environmental Services Project Citizen Liaison, at 651-602-1269 or

To sign up for project email updates, please send an email to stating that you would like to receive St. Louis Park Force Main updates.

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