Report a Road

City streets are inspected and assessed annually for any needed maintenance and hazards (resurfacing and drainage). Public Works staff also inspects any received notification of hazards in streets. Call 952.960.7900 for more information or to report a street needing repair or report with SeeClickFix. Please be specific in describing the location and problem.

Issues with county roads should be reported to Hennepin County. Problems on state roads may be directed to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

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Speed Limits

The city maintains speed limits according to guidelines from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Shorewood city council adopted a speed policy to respond to requests for speed limit changes and enforcement. If you notice a speed problem, you may request the Speed Awareness Display (SAD) be placed on the roadway to monitor speeds. Requests should be directed to South Lake Minnetonka Police Department. The SAD is in high demand, so your request will be put on a list and your street will be monitored when possible.



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Report Community Public Works Issues

Please use our online system to report issues such as mowing and park concerns, potholes, traffic signal lights and other street issues, drainage problems, and other public works concerns..

Current and upcoming projects

Excelsior Boulevard

The Excelsior Boulevard is a project of City of Deephaven. Milling of the roadway is complete. Overlay will follow. Updates will be posted as received.

Riviera Lane, Mann Lane and Shorewood Lane

Utility Improvements: Yellowstone Trail and Lake Linden Road

Please sign up for email updates for this project. Email will be the main form of updates to residents. If you do not have email access, contact city hall to be put on an alternative notification list.

The contractor will be working tomorrow, Saturday September 15, on Shorewood Lane.  Working hours are between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  Access through the corridor will be limited.  The Construction Inspector, Matt Havlik will be notifying residents via door hanger as well.  Thank you for your continued patience with the construction project and for travelling with care through the construction corridor to keep residents and workers safe.

See the latest newsletter for complete details. If you see dangerous conditions, please call 9-1-1. For all other construction issues, call Matt at 612.246.9347.

Mill Street

Hennepin County is scheduled to mill and overlay Mill Street from Lilac Lane to 2nd Street. Valley Paving was awarded the contract. Work in the area is scheduled to begin the week of September 5 with curb removal. Miling of the pavement follows, with a first seal coat being placed on or around September 11. The project is expected to be completed by the end of September. 

2017/2018 Road Projects

Hennepin County Construction Map
Street Maintenance Plan, City of Shorewood


  • Street Sweeping
  • Road Restrictions
  • Road Construction
  • Sealcoating

Every spring, the Public Works Department sweeps the city streets to remove sand and salt residue from the winter snow and ice control operations, and to provide safe conditions for all modes of transportation. Sweeping the sand keeps it out of the storm drains and out of lakes and wetlands. The process begins as soon as weather permits, after street weight restrictions are lifted, and continues until all of the streets have been swept at least once.

To preserve the condition of the public streets within the city from serious damage and destruction during vulnerable weather conditions, street weight restrictions are enforced according to MnDOT guidelines. View Map. For exact dates (based upon weather) please see the MnDOT website, or call the city at 952.960.7913.

Streets to receive a mill and overlay are typically determined in March-April for work to be completed in the summer. Residents on affected streets will receive a letter from the city with complete information once the contractor has been selected. Residents are encouraged to sign up for email updates, which is the main form of communication being used for summer updates.

Sealcoating is a major part of the street maintenance program in Shorewood. In the process, an application of liquid asphalt is placed on the existing street surface and immediately covered by small rocks. After leaving a few days of time for cars to drive over the surface, somewhat compacting the rocks into the surface, roads are swept of excess rock.

Before streets are sealcoated, a resident information letter is sent to those directly affected by the sealcoating. This letter gives specific dates that sealcoating of the street is expected to take place, and any specific requests by the city, such as keeping parked cars off of the street.

During the process, residents are encouraged to drive slowly and and be patient. It is a fairly quick process that extends the life of our roads, reducing cost and improving drive conditions.

Questions about the sealcoating of your road should go to Matt, 612.246.9347.