Lake Street Improvements

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The need: a stronger connection to Wayzata’s greatest asset – the lake.

This work is part of the Wayzata Lake Effect– an effort to reconnect residents to the City’s greatest asset, Lake Minnetonka. This community-led vision includes multiple projects and improvements that will create a cleaner, more connected, and more welcoming downtown and public lakefront that protects and celebrates the Lake Minnetonka experience.

The work
Lake Street from Barry Avenue to Broadway Avenue will be reconstructed to be more pedestrian and bicycle friendly. A beautiful, multi-use Plaza Park near the lakefront, replacing the existing surface parking lot at Lake Street and Broadway Avenue, will allow for additional gathering space for events and activities year-round.

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The impact
Businesses will continue to be open and accessible during the construction, with detours allowing residents and visitors to access the lakefront and its incredible amenities while the project is being completed.

The timeline
Construction of Lake Street and Plaza Park is expected to begin in 2020.

The latest
The City will be providing ongoing updates about Lake Street and other road construction projects. To stay informed, please sign up for email or text alerts.

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