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. Please 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 and federal 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 has 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 new 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.. You are also encouraged to submit feedback on the online report system.

Current Projects (updated 10/25/2017):

Chaska Road Watermain Installation
Echo Rd, Howards Point Rd, Kathleen Ct, Oak Ridge Cir, Summit Ave
Eureka Road (North)
Howard's Point Road, Edgewood Road, Pine Bend Gasline
Met Council Lift Station
Mill Street Closure

Enchanted Lane (Minnetrista)
Riviera Lane and Shorewood Lane (construction delayed to 2018)

2017 Road Projects

Hennepin County Construction Map
Street Maintenance Plan, City of Shorewood

2017 Sealcoat Project

The 2017 sealcoat project is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, 8/16/17.  The forecasted weather is not favorable for this work on this day.  The alternate days for the sealcoat contractor are Friday 8/18/17 and Monday 8/21/17.  Map is attached.

Fall Reclaimed Road Construction

The road work on Howards Point Road, Kathleen Court, Oak Ridge Circle, Echo Road, and Summit Avenue has been rescheduled to the spring of 2018 due to delays associated with permitting issues and utility relocation.  With the colder temperatures staff was concerned that the project may not be paved before snowfall.  A letter will be sent to the residents affected by the rescheduling.

Mill Street Closure

Mill St (CSAH 82) between 3rd Ave and Apple Road in Excelsior is closed to traffic. The reason for the closure is Stage 2 of the City of Excelsior 2017 Street & Utility Improvement Project. the clsoure will last 4-6 weeks starting September 5. A marked detour is provided.

As a part of Excelsior’s street and utility project, the contractor will be working on the shoulder of Mill Street within the City of Shorewood (see atttached plan).  The City of Excelsior will be managing all communications for this project. Please contact Jim Stremel of WSB Engineering at 763-287-8532 or with questions about the road closure.

Eureka Road (North)

The contractor, CS McCrossan has scheduled work on the Eureka Road (between Valleywood Lane and Mapleview Court/Orchard Circle) to begin on Monday, October 23, 2017.  Work includes replacing the culvert, raising the low point of the road and paving.  The road will be closed for the duration of the work.

Enchanted Lane (Minnetrista)

The Metropolitan Council Environmental Services will be doing an emergency sanitary sewer replacement in the project corridor.  For more information, go to

Met Council Lift Station at Christmas Lake

Get more information on this project.
Call the project hotline: 763.515.0007

  • 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 up the sand also keeps it out of the storm drains as well as our 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.

2017 Streets Scheduled for Reclaimation:

  • Kathleen Court
  • Howards Point Road
  • Oak Ridge Circle
  • Summit Avenue
  • Echo Road

These projects have been postponed:

  • Shorewood Lane
  • Riviera Lane


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.

2017 Street for Sealcoat

Sealcoating takes place September 1 in the afternoon. Expect traffic delays and plan alternate routes when possible. There will be occaisional 5-10 minute complete closures of some roadways.

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