Repairs, Replacements, Development of Lighting Standards

Announced: April 12, 2017
Time frame: May through December, 2017

This project includes replacements or repairs at five parks where lights are non-functioning or needed to improve safety, as well as upgrades for energy efficiency at various parks and the establishment of system-wide standards for lighting levels and light fixtures.


North Minneapolis

  • Folwell Park: replace missing path lights, upgrade path lights to energy-efficient LED fixtures, and repair underground wiring

South Minneapolis

  • Elliot Park: repair electrical feed to soccer field light
  • Pearl Park: replace path lighting
  • East Phillips Park: install path lighting where lighting previously existed

Southwest Minneapolis

  • Bryn Mawr Park: repair wiring for athletic field light

Various parks 

  • Install energy-efficient LED lights; repair underground wiring in parks throughout the system

2018 Lighting Rehabilitation at Recreation Centers

Interior lighting upgrades (gyms or lobbies) at the following recreation centers:

  • Bottineau
  • Luxton
  • VanCleve
  • Webber

Exterior lighting upgrades (walkways, building soffits) at the following recreation centers:

  • Bryant Square
  • Fowell
  • Fuller
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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