Ramsey County Public Works is responsible for a 290-mile system of county roads including construction, repairs, maintenance and snow removal.
Public Works is located in Arden Hills, 1425 Paul Kirkwold Drive (map)
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2015 Construction and Maintenance Projects
Ramsey County Public Works is leading or particpating in more than 30 construction and maintenance projects in 2015. Learn about these projects and subscribe to e-mail updates using the interactive map or project list.
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2016 Proposed Projects
I-35W at County Road H Interchange
Ramsey County, in cooperation with MnDOT and the cities of Arden Hills and Mounds View, is leading the design for reconstruction of the County Road H interchange at I-35W. Improvements include County Road H reconstruction from Old Highway 8 (CSAH 77) to the easterly I-35W ramp terminal as well as the County Road H/TH 10/CSAH 10 intersection. Construction will begin in Spring 2016 and is expected to be complete by the end of 2016.
Project website: www.sehinc.com/online/35WCRH
Beth Engum, P.E.
TCAAP Spine Road
Ramsey County, in cooperation with the City of Arden Hills, is planning to construct a 4-lane divided arterial roadway to carry anticipated traffic through the TCAAP Redevelopment Site from Highway 96 to County Road H Construction is anticipated to begin in Spring 2016 and is expected to be complete by the end of 2016.
Please contact the Ramsey County Project Manager for project information:
Beth Engum, P.E.
Randolph Avenue (Syndicate Street to I-35E)
Ramsey County, in cooperation with the City of Saint Paul, will reconstruct Randolph Avenue from Syndicate Street to I-35E to replace the deteriorating roadway section. The preliminary engineering phase of the project is underway. Randolph Avenue reconstruction in 2016 will be between Syndicate Street and I-35E.
The project construction is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2016. The street reconstruction will include concrete curb and gutter, storm sewer drains, sanitary sewer and water main repairs, new bituminous pavement, sodded boulevards, lantern style street lighting and new sidewalks with upgraded pedestrian curb ramps.
Ramsey County Public Works
1425 Paul Kirkwold Drive
Arden Hills, MN 55112
White Bear Avenue (I-94 to Beech Street)
Ramsey County, in cooperation with the City of Saint Paul, will reconstruct White Bear Avenue from I-94 to Beech Street to replace the deteriorating roadway section. The preliminary engineering phase of the project is underway. The project construction is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2016. The street reconstruction will include concrete curb and gutter, storm sewer drains, sanitary sewer and water main repairs, new bituminous pavement, lantern style street lighting and new sidewalks with upgraded pedestrian curb ramps.
A public meeting was held February 19, 2015 gather input from the public regarding the proposed improvements. View the meeting notice.
Confirmation Lights Added to Many Traffic Signals
Blue-colored confirmation lights have been installed on traffic signals at several intersections throughout Ramsey County. These assist law enforcement in reducing crashes caused by motorists driving through red lights. The highly-visible blue lights illuminate when a traffic signal changes to red, allowing a patrol officer to witness a signal violation from many positions and improving enforcement. Right angle crashes at signalized intersections usually involve a motorist violating a red light and these crashes are typically severe with injuries. Ramsey County received a federal safety grant to fund installation of these 128 blue lights at 49 intersections.
Confirmation lights are installed on traffic signals at these locations:
- County Road D/37th Avenue from Old Highway 8 to I-35W
- Larpenteur Avenue from TH 280 to Hamline Avenue
- Silver Lake Road from County Road D/37th Avenue to Rice Creek Road
- Lexington Avenue from Larpenteur Avenue to County Road E
- Highway 96 from Hamline Avenue to Highway 61
- Cleveland Avenue at Roselawn Avenue
In the news: Good Question: What are those blue traffic lights? (WCCO)
Other News and Information
2015 - 2019 Transportation Improvement Program
2030 Comprehensive Plan
TH 120 Silver Lake Trail Layout
White Bear and Hawthorne Infiltration Basin brochure
Latest Closure Information
City of St. Paul Road Closings
State of MN Department of Transportation road construction and traffic information.