FLT02 Vehicle Hoists

Project Details:

Project Start Date: 2021

Submitting Department: Public Works

Contact Person: Al Thunberg

Level of Need: High

Estimated Project Completion Date: 2025

Department Priority: High

Contact Phone Number: 612-673-5443

Project Location:

Address: 1200 Currie Av N and 661 5th Av N

Minneapolis, MN 55403

Project Description:

Replace aging vehicle hoists at both Currie and Royalston maintenance facilities.

Purpose and Justification:

The vehicle hoists at Currie and Royalston maintenance facilities are 20 plus years old, corroding and have reached the end of their life cycle.

Project Cost Breakdown

Department Funding Request

Operating Impacts

Replacement to existing aging infrastructure

No increase in operating costs

20 plus years life expected


The Currie facility's large vehicle hoist will be replaced with a galvanized steel hoist for longer life cycle. Other small hoists will be replaced with similar type new units.

Minneapolis Goals and Strategic Direction

Minneapolis is a growing and vibrant world-class city with a flourishing economy and a pristine environment, where all people are safe, healthy and have equitable opportunities for success and happiness.Below is a description of how this project meets each of the City's Goals.

Hoists are a required tool used to maintain the City's fleet. Safe running vehicles are needed by our employees to keep our City safe, clean and livable.

Public Safety

Replacing aging hoists will ensure we can maintain our current level of emergency vehicle availability

Additional Information

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Fleet Service will be able to continue to provide the necessary support for Police, Fire, Public Works, Regulatory Services, CPED, Health and other City departments that provide essential services to the City every day. Replacing aging hoists will ensure we can maintain our current level of vehicle availability.