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Brooklyn Boulevard Corridor Project - Phase 2

Project Description 
Brooklyn Center, in coordination with Hennepin County, is preparing for reconstruction and streetscape improvements on a one mile segment of Brooklyn Boulevard between Bass Lake Road (County Road 10) and Interstate 94.

The proposed street reconstruction and streetscape improvements will improve roadway safety, enhance traffic operations, reduce access points and provide improved bicycle and pedestrian facilities.  The project will enhance bicycle and pedestrian travel by adding a trail, improving sidewalks, transit stops, adding streetscaping and landscaping and improving the functionality of intersections with modified turn lanes and access control throughout the corridor.  

The City completed the Brooklyn Boulevard Corridor Study in 2013 to guide reconstruction and redevelopment of this corridor.  This project consists of Project Nos. 8, 9, and 10 from the Corridor Study.  

Federal funding through Surface Transportation Program has been awarded to the City and Hennepin County for this project, and the remaining project costs are to be funded from local funding as part of the required cost share. 



Project and Partner Contacts


Please contact the following for all project coordination issues and information: 

Mike Albers, Brooklyn Center City Engineer 763-569-3326

Doran Cote, Brooklyn Center Public Works Director 763-569-3328

Nathan Ellingson, Hennepin County Transportation Project Delivery 612-596-0375 



Project History

  • July 2013: The City completed the Brooklyn Boulevard Corridor Study to guide the reconstruction and redevelopment of this corridor.  
  • July 2016: The City applied for federal funding through the Surface Transportation Program to fund a portion of this project.
  • January 2017: Federal funding through the Surface Transportation Program was awarded to the City and Hennepin County for this project in the amount of $6,616,000 and the remaining project costs are to be funded from local funding as part of the required cost share.  
  • March 25, 2019: City Council approved a resolution establishing this project and directed staff to proceed with the preliminary design, environmental documentation, easement acquisition, and final design work for the Brooklyn Boulevard Corridor Project Phase 2 (Bass Lake Road to Interstate 94).  
  • July 2019: City staff in cooperation with Hennepin County solicited proposals for preliminary design work on the Brooklyn Boulevard Corridor Project Phase 2. 
  • August 26, 2019: City Council approved a resolution authorizing execution of a Professional Services Agreement with SRF Consulting Group, Inc. for the design work on the Brooklyn Boulevard Corridor Project Phase 2.  



Project Schedule 

  • September 2019 - September 2020: Preliminary Design Work 
  • September 2020 - March 2020: Final Design Work 
  • April 2020: Anticipated Bid Opening 
  • Spring 2021: Start Construction 
  • Fall 2022: End Construction 
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