Project Status - Minneapolis - 31st Street E.​​​

​11/19/2015 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, finished construction within the scope of the 31st Street E. project.

The City of Minneapolis is currently paving the road and crews from Q3, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, will backfill all sidewalks within the scope of the project tomorrow, Friday, November 20.

We understand that the 31
st Street E. construction project was an inconvenience to people living, working and commuting in and around the area, so we greatly appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to complete all possible restoration in the 2015 construction season. 

If you have questions regarding CenterPoint Energy's 
restoration, please call 612-321-5042 or visit our websitePlease note, restoration crews will return onsite in the spring.

Even though CenterPoint Energy's 2015 construction season will be coming to a close next month, please continue to visit our website during the off season as 
2016 projects in Minneapolis will be added weekly! Thank you. 


11/4/2015 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, continue installing natural gas distribution pipe eastwards along 31st Street E.

31 Street E., from Elliot Avenue S. to 11th Avenue S. is currently closed to through traffic. Please follow the posted detour.

31st Street E., from 12th Avenue S. to 14th Avenue S. is also closed to through traffic. Please note the intersections are open in this area.

Construction along 31st Street E. is anticipated to continue through Friday, November 13, weather permitting. Please anticipate restoration to follow.

For more information, please visit our website. Thank you.​ ​


10/20/2015 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, continue installing natural gas distribution pipe eastwards along 31st Street E.

31 Street E., from Elliot Avenue S. to 13th Avenue S. is currently closed to through traffic. Please follow the posted detour.

Hard surface restoration along 31st Street E. between Elliot Avenue S. and 10th Avenue S. is anticipated to begin shortly and reopen by the end of October.

Construction along 31st Street E. is anticipated to continue through Friday, November 13.

For more information, please visit our website. Thank you.​


10/13/2015 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, continue installing natural gas distribution pipe along 31st Street E.

31 Street E., from 12th Avenue S. to 10th Avenue S. will be closed through the end of next week.

Through traffic will not be allowed in the areas of construction. Please follow the posted detour.

Please continue to visit our website often to receive project updates, traffic alerts and any anticipated road or lane closures. Thank you. ​​ ​


9/17/2015 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, will begin installing natural gas distribution pipe along 31st Street E. on Monday, September 28.

Crews will begin construction at the east and west ends of 31st Street E.

On Monday, September 28, please anticipate 14th Avenue S., just north of 31st Street E. and Elliot Avenue S., just south of 31st Street E. to be closed for one week.

The following week, 31 Street E., from 14th Avenue S. to 12th Avenue S. will be closed.

Through traffic will not be allowed in the areas of construction. Please follow the posted detour.

Please anticipate construction along 31st Street E. to continue for approximately one month, weather permitting.

Please continue to visit our website often to receive project updates, traffic alerts and any anticipated road or lane closures. Thank you. ​​


12/1/2014 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, have finished replacing natural gas distribution pipe along 31st Street E.

Temporary hard surface restoration will follow, with a full restoration occurring in the spring of 2015.

We understand that the 31st Street E. construction project was an inconvenience to people living, working and commuting in and around the area, so we greatly appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to complete restoration as safely and quickly as possible.

If you have questions regarding CenterPoint Energy’s restoration, please call 612-321-5042 or visit our website. Thank you.​

11/19/2014 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, continue replacing natural gas distribution pipe eastwards toward 14th Avenue S.

Construction along 31st Street E. is expected to be completed by Friday, November 21st.

Please re-visit our website often to receive project updates, traffic alerts and anticipated completion dates. Thank you.​

11/6/2014 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, will begin replacing natural gas distribution pipe at the intersection of Elliot Avenue S. and 31st Street E. and continue working eastwards toward 14th Avenue S. on Thursday, November 6th.

Construction will occur on the north side of 31st Street E. and is anticipated to last for approximately one week. Expect sidewalk and parking lane closures on the north side of 31st Street E. throughout the duration of the construction project.

Please note businesses will be open during construction and access will be maintained.

Please re-visit our website often to receive project updates, traffic alerts and anticipated completion dates. Thank you.​​​​