Downtown Reconstruction Project


The Downtown Chaska Reconstruction continues on the east side of Hwy 41. Portions of Walnut St., E 4th St., Oak St., and E 5th St. will be impacted. Crews will be upgrading the utility services as well as the street, sidewalk and boulevard. The construction of the road and utilities will require various road closures and detours throughout the summer between June and October.


Phase 1

  • July through October 2019
  • Construction impacts:
    • 4th St between Walnut St and Ash St
    • Oak St between 4th St and 3rd St

Phase 2 

  • Begins October 2019, weather and schedule permitting
  • Construction impacts: 
    • Oak St between 5th St and 4th St

Current Traffic Impacts

Week of 10.07.19: 

The intersection of Walnut St. and 4th St. remains closed as crews continue utility work. Crews have completed the sanitary sewer and water lines in the intersection. Water testing should happen early this week. 

Weather and schedule permitting, the intersection should reopen by the end of the week. 

Sod installation along 4th St. has been on hold due to the rain.

Phase 2 has begun on Oak St. in front of Auburn Manor. Crews are starting utility work. While crews are working, Oak St. will be closed between 4th St. and 5th St.

2019 Downtown Reconstruction Phase Current Impacts Map