Saturday, 25 May, 2019


The ENDING DATE for Winter Load Increases in the NORTH-CENTRAL and NORTH FROST ZONES will be Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 12:01 AM.
The STARTING DATE for Spring Load Restrictions in the CENTRAL, NORTH-CENTRAL and NORTH FROST ZONES will be Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 12:01 AM.
Road Restriction maps indicating the locations of weight restricted routes are on the MnDOT Seasonal Load Limits website at www.mndot.gov/loadlimits.
Permits for over... read more

The new permit portal for City right of way permits is complete and all permit applications for 2019 will be required to be submitted via the web.  The purpose of going to on-line permit applications is to help make the permit process more efficient for both the City and the applicant.  The process is fully automated and applicants will be able to check on the status of the permit via... read more

For the 2019 construction projects, the City Engineering Department has transitioned to using an online bidding company for posting, receiving and opening public bids. The City will no longer be accepting paper copies of bid submittals for CIP projects.  With the new software, we can eliminate errors in bidding documents and make it easier to accept bids from firms outside of Grand Rapids.  For more information on current projects, click... read more

To view construction projects currently underway in the City of Grand Rapids please follow the link below. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns please email engineering@cityofgrandrapidsmn.com


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Construction will be starting in the Spring on city projects 2014-2 / 2016-1, 2019 Street Improvements Project, which involves the reconstruction of street, sidewalk, sanitary sewer, water main, street lighting, storm sewer, and associated appurtenances.  The improvements are located on 2nd Avenue NE from 6th Street NE to 9th Street NE, 9th Street NE from 1st Avenue NE to 2nd Avenue NE, 7th Street NE from 1st Avenue NE to... read more

It’s been 25 years since the Environmental Protection Agency began the Phase I Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit program in November of 1990. SEH's April Ryan, PE, an expert in water resources and stormwater engineering, shares 25 Stormwater Facts and a bit of her own insight.

 1. Stormwater is precious and powerful.
Stormwater is precipitation (rain or snowmelt) that... read more