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South High Athletic Field

South High Athletic Field

South High School is undergoing major improvements to its athletic fields as outlined below.

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School Location: 3131 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Project Location: The field is located north of South High School and bounded by the following roads

  • 30-1/2th  Street East (north)
  • 31st Street East (south)
  • 19th Avenue South (west)
  • 21st Avenue South (east)

Scope of Work

  • Synthetic turf playing surface, track (eight lane optimal) and field improvements, lights, and bleachers. 
  • Other potential amenities include scoreboard, press box, and sound system.

Project Updates:

October 30, 2018: All track-related rubber surfacing will be completed in spring when proper outdoor temperatures are reached.

October 10, 2018: The track, concrete paving and field turf are all completed.  New fencing around the perimeter and track area is in progress.  The bleacher and press box are scheduled to be installed by mid November.  

August 24, 2018: The South High School field project is progressing with the track surface being installed this week and the synthetic turf material in the next couple of weeks. Lighting is being ordered and will be installed. The bleachers and press box are on order and will be shipped to the site in September. Finally, new fencing will be installed around the perimeter and around the track area. The project is scheduled for completion in October.

July 19, 2018: Demolition and earthwork underway- mass excavation started Monday, July 9.

June 13, 2018: A small crew from Peterson Companies started demolition and bleacher removal on Monday, June 11. Heavy removal and excavation will start within the next two weeks. 

Project Schedule (subject to change):

Design Contract Approval: February 2018

Design: May 2018

Construction: Begins June 2018

  • June –July: demolition and earthwork
  • Mid-July –August 18: install turf field, pave track and field event spaces, light bases, conduit, fencing
  • Fall: install landscaping, field lights, and final clean up
  • January: install bleachers, and press box
  • May 2019: Track surfacing, final landscaping, and walk repair
  • May-Mid June 2019: Complete track surfacing. Complete remaining punchlist.
  • Completion: June 2019

General Contractor: Peterson Companies

Completion: June, 2019

October 30, 2018: construction progress

Completed track and field.

June 13, 2018: construction progress

Demolition and removal of bleachers