Woodbury L-73 Lift Station Access Improvements

MCES Project No. 805570

Understandably, the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, has raised questions about the status of Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) plant and interceptor construction projects. Please note the following:

  • Construction on wastewater treatment plants and sewer interceptors will continue. The contractors are following working environment protocols (asking employees to stay home if they are sick, social distancing, etc.) as outlined by public health agencies.

  • Some project staff are working remotely while others remain on-site to ensure proper oversight of the project. Staff will stay connected through emails, conference calls, and web-based meetings to manage construction activities.

Contact information

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The sewer construction work on this project is complete. Construction site restoration also is complete and is currently under warranty. MCES will monitor the restoration progress during the warranty period and make adjustments as needed. If you have further questions about this project, please contact us by email at SewerImprovements@metc.state.mn.us or call Tim O’Donnell, MCES Project Citizen Liaison, at 651-602-1269.


Project Description

Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) made improvements to its wastewater Lift Station 73, located on the west side of County Road 19/Woodbury Drive in southeastern Woodbury. These updates help ensure a safe work environment by allowing MCES staff easier access to the large pumps deep underground in this Lift Station. 

The project included:

  • Construction of an access building and tunnel
  • Installation of a stairwell inside the wet well to improve access to pumps
  • Construction of a building over the existing wet well
  • HVAC and electrical improvements

Project Updates

Project Contacts

If you have any additional questions about this project, please contact:

Tim O'Donnell, Citizen Liaison
Metropolitan Council Environmental Services
Phone: 651-602-1269
Email: SewerImprovements@metc.state.mn.us

Capital Improvement Program