Central Corridor Light Rail

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Final Preparations Begin For Green Line’s Debut

The new Green Line light rail train that connects St. Paul and Minneapolis officially begins its travels this weekend.

06/12/2014

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2-26-14 Chris Coleman On The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

What will the Mayor do while he is hosting the President? Click the above link to find out!

02/26/2014

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Reality Check: MN’s 10 Costliest Publicly-Funded Projects

The Vikings broke ground on a new stadium this week. It’s a project so big, it muscled its way straight onto the list of largest public projects in state history. It’s bigger than the I-35W bridge construction, bigger than the St. Croix bridge crossing. And that’s just the start.

12/06/2013

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Metro Transit To Test Central Corridor At Night

Metro Transit crews are going to test cars by night on their new “green line” light rail transit at the end of the month. The tests will begin along the western half of the University Avenue stretch the week of August 26.

08/16/2013

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Thousands Visit St. Paul’s Newly Renovated Union Depot

Step into the grand old neoclassical building in St. Paul’s Lowertown and you’re immediately taken back to a time when coal-puffing locomotives carried passengers from the Twin Cities to points far and wide.

12/08/2012

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Central Corridor Reaches The Halfway Mark

The Central Corridor light rail project has reached a milestone. The 11-mile line connecting the downtowns of St. Paul and Minneapolis is now 50 percent complete.

05/14/2012

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Snelling Avenue Lane Closures Start Monday

If you drive on Snelling Avenue near Interstate 94, the Minnesota Department of Transportation says to expect delays as you start your work week.

04/15/2012

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Worker Pinned, Injured While Working On Central Corridor

A construction worker was injured Tuesday morning while working on a section of the Central Corridor light-rail project.

10/18/2011

Central Corridor light rail construction. (credit: CBS)

Giving Deals To Draw Customers During LRT Construction

A number of local businesses are getting creative to overcome light rail construction on the Central Corridor line.

08/16/2011

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Washington Ave. Businesses Worried With Road Closure

The five blocks of Washington Avenue that go through the heart of the University of Minnesota is now permanently closed to traffic.

05/16/2011

A design composite of the Central Corridor Light Rail line at the Capitol East station. (credit: Metropolitan Council)

Washington Ave. Closes For LRT Construction

The street that goes through the heart of the University of Minnesota will be forever free of cars and trucks.

05/16/2011

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Highway 280 Closure Scheduled For Next Weekend

Motorists prepare for delays and detours. Highway 280 in St. Paul will close at 10 p.m. Friday in both directions.

05/09/2011

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24 Hours Of Prayer For Affordable Housing

Religious leaders in St. Paul are concerned construction on the Central Corridor Light Rail will make living near the line unaffordable for low income families.

04/05/2011

A design composite of the Central Corridor Light Rail line at the Capitol East station. (credit: Metropolitan Council)

Residents Meet To Talk Central Corridor LRT Impact

There was a meeting Saturday for people who live and work near University Avenue where the next light rail line will be built.

03/05/2011

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