Citywide Trail Gap Improvements (Park Bond Referendum)

The City of Lakeville’s Park Bond Referendum included construction of 3.75 miles of pedestrian trails to improve safety, connectivity and close existing gaps citywide. The trails that are proposed to be constructed in 2023 are located in the following areas:

  • West side of Kenyon Avenue from Kingsway Path to 178th Street
  • Chadwick Conservation Area Trail from Jacquard Avenue to Dodd Boulevard
  • South side of 175th Street from Junelle Path to Jasmine Avenue
  • West side of Highview Avenue from 172nd Street to 168th Street
  • East side of Holyoke Avenue/Highview Avenue from Heritage Drive to 185th Street
  • East side of Cedar Avenue from 210th Street to Gemini Trail

Project location map (PDF)

Project Timeline

  • Discovery: February – May 2022: Data collection (surveying, soil borings) and preliminary design
  • June 2022: Meet with impacted property owners to gather feedback
  • Design: July – December 2022: Final design of the selected improvements
  • 2023: Construction


On Monday, March 20, 2023, the City Council awarded the construction contract to McNamara Contracting for the Citywide Trail Gap Improvement Project, as part of the 2021 Park Bond Referendum. Tree clearing was completed in late March. The remainder of the trail construction is anticipated to be completed as follows:

  • 175th Street (Junelle Path to Jasmine Avenue)
    • May 1: Grading begins
    • End of June: Trail paving and restoration
  • Kenyon Avenue (Kingsway Path to Kettering Trail)
    • May 1: Grading begins
    • End of May/early June: Trail paving and restoration
  • Chadwick Park (Jacquard Avenue to Dodd Boulevard)
    • May 19: Grading begins
    • Late June: Trail paving and restoration
  • Highview Avenue/Holyoke Avenue (Heritage Drive to 185th Street)
    • Early June: Grading begins
    • Early August: Trail paving and restoration

Neighborhood Meeting No. 1

Holyoke Avenue and Highview Avenue (Heritage Drive to 185th Street) and Chadwick Conservation Area

City staff held neighborhood meetings on August 17, 2022 for the proposed trails along Holyoke Avenue/Highview Avenue (from Heritage Drive to 185th Street) and within the Chadwick Conservation Area. Project staff presented the preliminary design concepts for the trails, information regarding project schedule and answered questions relating to property impacts.

Neighborhood Meeting Summary

Neighborhood Meeting Graphics

If you have any questions regarding the information presented at the neighborhood meetings, contact Alanna Sobottka, Graduate Engineer, at 952-985-4506 or by email.