Construction workers pour cement at an LRT station

Heavy construction on the proposed METRO Green Line Extension (Southwest LRT) Project is anticipated to begin in 2017. Utility relocation and preparation work would occur in some areas before the start of heavy construction.

Construction Activity Updates

Construction of the METRO Green Line Extension (Southwest LRT) will begin in 2017. Pre-construction prep work and utility relocation will occur in some areas before the start of heavy construction. The Metropolitan Council will provide information on construction activities on this website, through the project newsletter, and by email – subscribe to our email list to receive updates. For information about construction impacts, contact the Community Outreach Coordinator for your area.

Construction Management Staffing

The Metropolitan Council will hire 60 construction management professionals to supervise construction of the METRO Green Line Extension. Available positions will include engineers, construction managers, contract administrators, inspectors, and other professional staff. Learn more about construction management staffing opportunities.

Construction Contract Procurement

Primary contract packages will be issued for bids in 2017. The prime contractors selected by the Metropolitan Council will subcontract for a wide variety of construction services and materials. Women- and minority-owned businesses are encouraged to participate in the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program to take advantage of contracting opportunities. Learn more about construction contract procurement.

Construction Related Events

Information on contractor open houses, hiring events, and pre-bid conferences. Construction related events

Upcoming Events
  • Wastewater Reuse Policy Task Force Meeting #2 is June 6

    The Metropolitan Council has appointed a Wastewater Reuse Policy Task Force to review the Council’s existing wastewater reuse policies and recommend clarifications needed to respond to opportunities for wastewater reuse.

    Date: 6/6/2017
    Time: 1:00 PM
    Location: League of Minnesota Cities, 145 University Ave. W., St. Paul, MN 55103

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