2019 Street & Utility Project-Silver Lake Road

The purpose of this project is to alleviate flooding along the east side of Silver Lake Road, and to reduce flooding downstream (Penrod Lane, Silver Lane, Fordham Drive, Shamrock Drive, 39th Avenue, and Foss Road).

This is a cooperative project with Ramsey County, Rice Creek Watershed District and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

Detour Map

Detour Map Higher Resolution

Project Contacts

Justin Messner
City Engineer
WSB & Associates
Phone: 612-388-9652

Jay Hartman
Director of Public Works
City of St. Anthony
Phone: 612-782-3314

After Hours Non-Emergency
Fire Department
Phone: 612-782-3400

Traffic Impacts

Drainage improvements along Silver Lake Road north and south of Silver Lane will begin Monday, May 6, 2019. Lane closures and/or lane shifts will be in place during construction.

Lane Closures

Monday, May 6th through mid-week of May 20, 2019 Silver Lake Road will be closed to through traffic in both directions between Silver Lane and County Road E. Access to local businesses and residential areas will be maintained during construction.


Northbound traffic will be detoured east along County Road D to Old Highway 8 to County Road E. Southbound traffic will be detoured east along County Road E to Old Highway 8 to County Road D. The posted detour route is illustrated above.

Future Lane Closures

Mid‐week of May 20th through mid‐July 2019
The northbound lanes of Silver Lake Road will remain closed to through traffic from Silver Lane to County Road E for the duration of the project.  It is anticipated that the southbound lanes of Silver Lake Road will opened to allow two-way through traffic with left turn restrictions onto Silver Lane.

Periodic updates to traffic impacts will be provided throughout the project as they become available.

​Metro Transit Bus Route

Mid-week of May 20th, 2019 Metro Transit bus routes #25 and #825 will resume normal routes following the reopening of the southbound lanes of Silver Lake Road (see “Future Lane Closures”).

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Weekly Updates

Weekly project updates provide an overview of activities that have occurred during that previous time period. 
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Related Project Information

Silver Lake Flooding Project Map