The Engineering Division is responsible for all City infrastructure construction projects. Current projects are listed below.
COUNTY ROAD 61/FLYING CLOUD DRIVE RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT
This project proposes the reconstruction of County Road 61/Flying Cloud Drive from Highway 101 in Chanhassen to Charlson Road in Eden Prairie.
HWY 101/61 SOUTHWEST RECONNECTION PROJECT
This project will construct a new four-lane Hwy 101 spanning the
floodplain between the existing Hwy 101 Minnesota River Bridge in
Shakopee and County Road 61/Flying Cloud Drive in Chanhassen.
RIVERVIEW ROAD NATURAL GAS PROJECT
Due to natural gas pressure fluctuations in the southeast area of Eden Prairie during extreme cold weather conditions, CenterPoint Energy
is installing a temporary, above-ground natural gas connection on the
north side of Riverview Road.
SHADY OAK ROAD
The City of Eden Prairie in coordination with Hennepin County, MnDOT, and the City of Minnetonka is in the process of developing plans for the improvement of Shady Oak Road (County Road 61) between and including the interchanges of Highway 62 and Highway 212.
SOUTHWEST LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT
The proposed Southwest Light Rail Transit (LRT) line is a high-frequency train that will connect downtown Minneapolis to Eden Prairie through St. Louis Park, Hopkins and Minnetonka. The Southwest LRT line will connect to other rail lines (Hiawatha, Central and Northstar) and high-frequency bus routes in downtown Minneapolis, providing access to the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport, Mall of America, the State Capitol and downtown St. Paul. Five transit stations are proposed to be located in Eden Prairie.