2/24/2021

CenterPoint Energy’s crews will work this Saturday and Sunday, February 27 and 28, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. They will continue working on 1st Avenue N. and 6th Street N.

2/23/2021

This week and the week of March 1, the crews will continue to work on 1st Avenue N. and the north side of 6th Street N. They are connecting natural gas service lines to the new mains, coordinating the work with businesses in the area. The current lane and sidewalk closures are remaining in place during active construction.

2/12/2021

The crews are continuing to work on 1st Avenue N. between 5th and 6th Streets N. On Tuesday, February 16, the crews will start working on 6th Street N. between Hennepin Avenue and 1st Avenue N. On Monday, March 1, the crews will start working on 6th Street N. between 1st and 2nd Avenues N.


For approximately two to three weeks, weather pending, traffic on 6th Street N. will be restricted to one lane with no parking on the north side of the street. There will be intermittent pedestrian crossing and sidewalk closures at the intersection of 1st Avenue N. and 6th Street N. during this time.

2/5/2021

Crews from Michels Corporation are continuing to replace the natural gas lines on 1st Avenue N. between 5th and 6th Streets N. and will continue into the week of February 8. There may be intermittent sidewalk/pedestrian crossing closings at 6th Street N. at the end of the week of February 8 or the week of February 15.

1/28/2021

Crews from Michels Corporation, CenterPoint Energy’s authorized contractor, will start the project on Tuesday, February 2, on the east side of 1st Avenue N. between 5th and 6th Streets N. Two-way traffic will be maintained on 1st Avenue N. During active construction, no parking will be available on 1st Avenue N. Pedestrian traffic will be routed to the intersections and access to the parking lot will maintained at all times with minimal delays.


This phase of the project will last for approximately two or three weeks and will consist of replacing the natural gas main and connecting the natural gas service lines to the new main. The crews will reach out to customers to schedule an appointment prior to the service line connections.


Any changes in the schedule will be reflected on this web page.