South St. Paul Lift Station L65 Improvements & Rosemount Lift Station L74 Improvements

MCES Project No. 809093

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Project is complete.  See previous Project Updates below.


South St. Paul Project Description

Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES), operator of the metro-area wastewater and treatment system, made reliability upgrades to its regional sanitary sewer lift station L65, located near the intersection of Verderosa Avenue and Interstate 494 in South Saint Paul. The project consisted of the following work.
  • Removing old underground piping and structures on a portion of the site in preparation for returning of a portion of the site to the City.
  • Replacing aging electrical equipment.
  • Installing additional emergency facilities to help keep the station operating in the event of an equipment or power failure.
  • Upgrading the ventilation and odor control systems.
A map of the project location at L65, southwest of where Interstate 494 crosses Verderosa Avenue and the Mississippi River, near South St. Paul Community Gardens.



Rosemount Project Drivers:

  • Install grinder equipment to address pump clogging due to rags and flushable wipes.
A map of the project location at L74, northeast of the intersection of Highway 52 and 145th Street East, north of Rich Valley Golf Course.

Project Updates

Project Update - August 25, 2022 (PDF) 185 kB

Project Update - July 28, 2021 (PDF) 175 kB

Project Update - April 21, 2021 (PDF) 215 kB

Project Staff


Project Manager: Daniel Fick, Principal Engineer, Interceptor Engineering
Council's Authorized Representative: Kim Sanders, Principal Contract Administrator, Construction Services

Project Contacts

For information, please contact:
Phone: 651-602-4616

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