185th Street Improvement Project

The City of Lakeville, in partnership with Dakota County, plans to reconstruct 185th Street (County Road 60) between Kenwood Trail and Ipava Avenue in 2025.

Project website: 185thStImprovements.com

The project website will contain all up-to-date project information. Visit the site to learn more about the project, share comments and feedback, and view the project designs as they are prepared.

Project Goal

A project that improves the safety and mobility for all users along 185th Street.

Project Objectives

  • Improve roadway capacity for growing traffic levels
  • Enhance pedestrian access and fill existing gaps in the City’s trail network
  • Engage the community to develop solutions that work for all stakeholders

Project Timeline

  • Discovery: February – April 2022: Conduct an analysis to understand existing and future conditions
  • April 14, 2022 Open House No. 1: Introduce project and gather feedback
  • Development: April – August 2022: Develop and evaluate potential solutions, responding to issues and needs identified during the Discovery Phase
  • Design: August – December 2022: Begin the preliminary design of the selected improvements
  • 2023 – 2024: Final design and right-of-way acquisition
  • 2025: Construction

Open House No. 1:

Thursday, April 14, 2022 - in person
4:30-6:30 p.m.
Lakeville Water Treatment Facility
18400 Ipava Avenue