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Monday, April 22, 2019
Annapolis Street closure If you are traveling on Annapolis St. between Smith Ave. and Cherokee Heights Blvd. that section of the road will be closed to thru traffic only from Mon, April 22 through late May 2019. Travelers who live along that stretch will be able to access the road to their homes. Construction crews will be completing the following: Resurfacing the roadwayReplacing existing ...read more
Categories: Transit
Friday, April 12, 2019
Highway impacts As construction activities pick-up, we need some short-term and long-term closures that will impact driving on I-35W: Access from NB I-35W to 5th Ave. in downtown will be closed April 15 through September 2019. Crews need to close this access to complete the remainder of the permanent work on the ramp. Drivers will still be able to use NB I-35W to access 11th St./Grant St.SB ...read more
Categories: Transit
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Construction crews have been working during the overnight hours to set-up a new traffic pattern that moves traffic towards the center median on both northbound and southbound I-35W. This work is anticipated to continue throughout the week and be complete by Sat, April 6. Motorists will continue to have two driving lanes and one MnPASS lane on both NB and SB I-35W.Upcoming overnight lane ...read more
Categories: Transit
Friday, March 29, 2019
Nighttime work for pavement removals Residents that live near the Minnesota River Bridge may notice an increase in nighttime noise as crews continue prepping for an early April traffic switch then complete pavement removals on both sides of the river. Right now overnight work is possible from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily, Sunday through Thursday, through fall 2019. We will update you if the schedule ...read more
Categories: Bloomington Chamber, Transit
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Month-long southbound I-35 lane closure begins April 1 Spring is here and we’re ready to begin the final year of construction on I-35 in Lino Lakes, Columbus and Forest Lake. This month, we’ll begin preparation work throughout the project area. Beginning 8 a.m. Mon, April 1, SB I-35 will be reduced to two lanes of traffic between 11th Ave. and just south of Hwy 97 for bridge work. Also, you ...read more
Categories: Transit
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Long-term southbound I-35W lane closure begins April 16 Beginning 8 p.m. Tue, April 16, SB I-35W will be reduced to two lanes between Co. Rd. 96 and Co. Rd. E2 until November 2019.Overnight lane closures through November 2019 Please be aware that additional overnight lane closures may occur from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on I-35W through November 2019. Overnight lane closures allow crews to do work when ...read more
Categories: Transit
Thursday, December 06, 2018
MnDOT, in partnership with Hennepin County, will repair the France Ave. Bridge and other infrastructure on France Ave. in Edina starting April 2019. This work consists of repairing the France Ave. Bridge over Hwy 62, pavement resurfacing for a smoother road surface, replace signal system, lengthen acceleration lane on ramp to EB Hwy 62, and sidewalk and accessibility improvements along the France ...read more
Categories: Transit
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS — Results from a statewide poll of Minnesota voters show broad support for expanded and improved public transit. Nearly three-quarters, 74 percent, of all respondents said they would support the State of Minnesota making additional investments in transit, including buses, trains and light rail. A majority of self-identified voters across parties said they back more spending on ...read more
Categories: Mpls Regional Chamber, Press Release, Transit