Vikings Stadium: Roof Truss Connected, Last Concrete PouredConstruction of the new Vikings stadium hit several key milestones this week. With just over a year to go before construction is completed, several new features are starting to take shape. The roof truss that will support the entire roof of the stadium has been connected.
Cement Shortage Causes Construction HeadachesLess than a year after the state struggled through a severe propane shortage, another vital commodity is in short supply.
Shorewood Man Builds Concrete Castle With Homemade 3D PrinterYou've heard the saying that a man's home is his castle. In Shorewood, there's one man who has taken that to the extreme. When Andrey Rudenko couldn't find a tree large enough to construct a fort, he took to building a 3-D printer.
Good Question: What's Happening To All Of That Metrodome Debris?If the Metrodome's demolition was like a Vikings football game, we'd be in the final few minutes of the last quarter. Anyone who has driven by the facility over the past few weeks has likely noticed the demolition is almost complete. "All we have left is to clear the site of the rubble," said Michele Kelm-Helgen, Chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority.
20-Foot Chunk Of Concrete Falls Off St. Cloud BridgeUniversity Drive near the St. Cloud State University campus has been closed, after a 20-foot chunch of concrete fell from the walking bridge.
Crews Battle Heat To Rescue Trapped Edina WorkerWorkers have freed a construction worker after he became trapped by a slab of concrete on Tuesday morning in Edina.
Slow Spring Costing Farmers, Builders MoneyLet's face it, for most Minnesotans the cold weather has been reason to whine a bit -- but it hasn't cost us money.