Construction workers pour cement at an LRT station

Design Plans

View and download current design plans.

Construction Activity Updates

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 Contracting Events

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

Freight Rail Corridor Protection

A proposed freight rail corridor protection barrier is currently under environmental review. For information on the proposed freight rail corridor protection barrier and the Bassett Creek Valley Working Group, please see the Freight Rail Corridor Protection page in the environmental information section.

Upcoming Events
  • METRO Gold Line open houses July 17 & 18

    The METRO Gold Line is a planned nine-mile Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line that will connect St. Paul, Maplewood, Landfall, Oakdale and Woodbury generally along Interstate 94. Come to one of two planned open houses to learn more about this exciting project!

    Date: 7/17/2018
    Time: 5:00 PM
    Location: various - see details

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  • Public hearing August 1 for the draft update to the 2040 Transportation Policy Plan

    The Metropolitan Council will hold a public hearing on Aug. 1, 2018 to accept comments on the proposed adoption of the draft 2040 Transportation Policy Plan update for the Twin Cities metropolitan area.


    Date: 8/1/2018
    Time: 4:00 PM
    Location: Metropolitan Council Chambers
    390 Robert St. N., St. Paul.

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