Metro Services Building Project

MCES Projects No. 805998 & 808923

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Project Update - April 2, 2024 (PDF).  See previous Project Updates below.

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Project Description

Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES), operator of the metro-area wastewater collection and treatment system, is improving facilities at the Metro Plant with the addition of a new Services Building using the design-build delivery method.

It will include a remodeled Analytical Laboratory, new office space, additional laboratory space, a field services facility, and access to the Metro Plant tunnel system.

The project will also add a second staffed entrance to the Metro Plant with a new guard station and parking lot. Construction on this project began in late 2022 and will take approximately two years to complete.

Project Location

Map showing project location on the north side of the Metropolitan Wastewater Treatment Plant, adjacent to the existing Analytical Laboratory Building.

Project Schedule

Project timeline showing construction taking place from 2022 through late 2024
Construction schedule is subject to change.


What to Expect

While we do our best to minimize impacts during construction, some temporary inconveniences may occur as the work takes place.

Public Impacts:

  • Increased construction traffic to the Metro Plant
  • Construction noise
  • Temporary road closure of North Perimeter Road

Metro Plant Impacts: 

  • Noise, vibrations, and dust
  • Increased traffic within the plant including construction vehicles and construction staff
  • Impacts to delivery of items to the Analytical Laboratory
  • Temporary road closure of North Perimeter Road

Project Updates

Project Update - April 2, 2024 (PDF) 358 kB

Project Update - March 1, 2024 (PDF) 448 kB

Project Update - February 2024 (PDF) 390 kB

Metro Services Building Project Public Hearing Q&A (PDF) 122 kB

Metro Services Building Public Hearing Presentation - September 19, 2022 (PDF) 7.1 MB

Project Staff

Project Manager: Seth Chmelik, Principal Engineer, Plant Engineering
Council's Authorized Representative: Sadie Wolf, Principal Contract Administrator, Construction Services

Project Contacts

For information, please contact:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 320-309-7120

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