This page is for proposed, approved and current road construction, public improvement and draining/engineering projects, and other items for general road work. Follow the links below to learn more and to find the latest information on progress and events related to each project.
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Birch Bluff Road
Birch Bluff Road will be reconstructed to address drainage concerns. This includes road reconstruction to a 26-foot roadway width, a curb and gutter on both sides of the road, and the addition of watermains and fire hydrants, providing residents with an opportunity to connect to city water and to provide fire protection to homes along the corridor. Learn more
Strawberry Lane, Strawberry Court & Peach Circle
Construction includes a 26-foot roadway width, a curb and gutter on both sides of the road, and the addition of watermains and fire hydrants, providing residents with an opportunity to connect to city water and to provide fire protection to homes along the corridor. A 6-foot sidewalk will also be installed. Learn more
Parks & Trails
The City of Shorewood received a DNR grant to remove buckthorn from wooded areas in Freeman Park. Removal work will begin late fall/early winter 2023. Learn more
Freeman Park Trail Improvements
The City of Shorewood and Three Rivers Park District have coordinated to construct a new trail head connection for the Lake Minnetonka Regional Trail at Shorewood’s Freeman Park. The new trail head will be constructed in the fall of 2023. Learn more
2023 Drainage & Utility Improvements
Radisson Road Lift Station Rehab
Planning Phase Projects
Highway 7 Improvements
The City of Shorewood is seeking funding from the Legislature for a corridor study of Highway 7 from Minnetonka to St. Bonifacious. Such a study would identify safety, access, and other important transportation improvements along the highway for incorporation into future projects. Learn more
Eureka Road Improvements Project
Eureka Road is proposed to have the bituminous pavement improved from Birch Bluff Road to Smithtown Road in 2025. The project could be an opportunity to address several planning and maintenance items for the city and surrounding neighborhoods. Learn more
Galpin Boulevard Improvement Project
The City of Chanhassen, in cooperation with Carver County, has analyzed and developed a refined layout for improvements to Galpin Boulevard to Highway 5 to the Chanhassen-Shorewood City limits. Learn more