St. Paul Saints Lowertown ballpark: Construction timeline announced

The city of St. Paul said it’s finalized its contract with Ryan Cos. to build the new Saints ballpark in Lowertown. Construction is expected to be done in spring 2015. 

The city sent out a press release about the construction timeline and design process.

MPR’s Curtis Gilbert will be covering a press conference at noon today where more details are promised. We’ll have more later.

These renderings from the St. Paul Parks and Recreation Department show the St. Paul Saints’ proposed ballpark in Lowertown.

Anticipated construction timeline:

Spring 2013

  • Environmental assessment  worksheet (EAW) process  begins
  • Schematic design begins
  • Diamond Products abatement process and demolition

 Summer 2013

  • Soil remediation

Fall 2013

  • Design is completed
  • Construction begins

 Summer 2014

  • Install scoreboard
  • Install seating

Fall 2014

  • Install playing field

Winter 2014

  • Construction will be  substantially complete
  • Saints move offices from  Midway to Lowertown

Spring 2015

  • Ballpark opens