​​​Project Status - Minneapolis - 4th Street 

10/14/2015 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint contractor, will finish final construction along 4th Street tomorrow, Thursday, October 15.

The city of Minneapolis and crews from Q3, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, will pave the intersection of 4th Street N. and 2nd Avenue N. on Friday, October 16.

Three lanes of traffic on 4th Street, from 2nd Avenue N. to Marquette Avenue S., will remain open during rush hour and reducing to two lanes between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Traffic control will be removed and all lanes will reopen late in the afternoon on Friday, October 16.

CenterPoint Energy appreciates your patience as the 4th Street project comes to a close.

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


10/2/2015 Update

Residents and commuters in the areas near 4th Sreet may smell natural between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on Monday, October 5 while crews continue construction.

This will be a controlled release of natural gas and emergency responders will be notified in advance of these activities. The services to all residents and businesses will not be affected. 

An additional reminder will be sent Monday morning prior to the controlled release of natural gas. Thank you.  


9/28/2015 Update
Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint contractor, continue installing natural gas distribution pipe along 4th Street.

Through Wednesday, September 30, northbound Hennepin Avenue will be reduced to one driving lane near 4th Street between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

The current bus stop near 4th Street and Hennepin Avenue is temporarily relocated to the west in front of the Minneapolis Police Department.

Crews from Q3, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, restored 4th Street N., from 2nd Avenue N. to 1st Avenue N. and 4th Street S., from Nicollet Mall to Marquette Avenue S. Please be advised, crews will return to these intersections later in October for final construction.

Three lanes of traffic on 4th Street, from 2nd Avenue N. to Marquette Avenue S., will remain open during rush hour and reducing to two lanes between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Please drive slowly and use caution in the areas of construction. Please note that businesses will be open during construction. Thank you.​​


9/15/2015 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint contractor, continue installing natural gas distribution pipe along 4th Street in the following locations:

From 1st Avenue N. to Hennepin Avenue:

  • Beginning today, the northern and southern parking lanes and one southern driving lane will be closed.
  • Crews will begin installing pipe along this block tomorrow, Wednesday, September 16.
  • Please anticipate crews to return to the intersection of 1st Avenue N. and 4th Street N. this coming weekend.
 
From Marquette Avenue S to Nicollet Mall.:
  • Crews completed pipe installation along this block.
  • Beginning today, crews will begin construction at the intersection of 4th Street S. and Nicollet Mall.

Three lanes of traffic on 4th Street, from 2nd Avenue N. to Marquette Avenue S., will remain open during rush hour and reducing to two lanes between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Please drive slowly and use caution in the areas of construction. Please note that businesses will be open during construction. For more information, please visit our website. Thank you.​


9/4/2015 Update

Crews from Michels Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint contractor, will begin installing natural gas distribution pipe along 4th Street on Tuesday, September 8.

Two crews will be working on the project, with one crew starting near the intersection of 4th Street N. and 2nd Avenue N. and work east and a second crew starting near the intersection of 4th Street S. and Marquette Avenue S. and working west.

Crews from Q3 Corporation, an authorized CenterPoint Energy contractor, will begin relining the roads and setting up lane closures along 4th Street S., from 2nd Avenue N. to Marquette Avenue S. on Tuesday, September 8.

The northern and southern parking lanes along 4th Street S. between 2nd Avenue N. and 1st Avenue N. will be closed.

Three lanes of traffic on 4th Street will remain open during rush hour and reducing to two lanes between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

CenterPoint Energy’s 4th Street project is anticipated to continue for the next seven weeks.

Please note that businesses will be open during construction. For more information, please visit our website. Thank you.​​​​​​