Dayton: $1.4B Bonding Bill Would Add Nearly 40K JobsGov. Mark Dayton is asking lawmakers to borrow $1.4 billion to tackle a massive to-do list of public construction projects. The Democratic governor released his proposed bonding bill on Friday.
Stalled Construction On West River Parkway Closes Road Through DecemberIt could be months before part of West River Parkway is open to drivers again. In June 2014 a mudslide on the West Bank of University of Minnesota caused evacuations and road closures on West River Parkway.
2 Construction Projects To Affect Traffic In Downtown MinneapolisA few construction projects are expected to have an impact on traffic patterns in downtown Minneapolis. City officials said that the two projects beginning on Monday would lead to closures on Portland and Park Avenues.
Several Southbound I-494 Ramps To Close In Northwest MetroSummer may be coming to a close but construction season is still in full swing. After months of detours and closures, drivers in the western suburbs will have one more to deal with.
Upcoming Construction Project To Close Parts Of Hwy. 169 For 1 YearAfter a summer of frustrating road closures, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced part of Highway 169 will be closed for up to a year! A stretch of Hwy. 169 in Hopkins, Minnetonka and part of Edina will close in fall of 2016 to the fall of 2017. Lanes in both directions will be closed for the whole year.
Big Road Closures Affecting Weekend DrivingWith road construction season in full swing, there are a few big closures that will affect your drive time this weekend.
Westbound I-94 Ramp To 12th Street Closure Rescheduled For Monday EveningMotorists driving in St. Paul early Monday evening should expect delays when the westbound Interstate 94 ramp to 12th street closes at 6 p.m.
Closures Begin On Southbound I-35W Ramp To Westbound Hwy 62Drivers in Minneapolis will have yet another road closure to deal with beginning Monday night. Westbound Highway 62 will be inaccessible from southbound Interstate 35W starting at 10 p.m. Monday.
Construction To Begin On Arlington Avenue In DuluthConstruction will begin on a two-mile stretch of Arlington Avenue in Duluth Monday. The resurfacing and overlay project spans 2.8 miles of Arlington Avenue from Trinity Road to Arrowhead Road.
More Road Closures To Affect Weekend TrafficIn case you weren't already keeping track of enough detours around the Twin Cities, get ready to add another potential headache to the pile. Starting Friday at 10 p.m., eastbound traffic on Interstate 394 shifts into two HOV lanes so crews can do pavement work between Highway 100 in Golden Valley and Interstate 94 in Minneapolis.
More Closures On Twin Cities Highways This WeekendThere was some relief on the road Friday as westbound 394 in Minneapolis reopened after being reduced to just two lanes for weeks.
Road Construction Brings Smiles, Joy To Robbinsdale FamilyThere's just no getting around it -- road construction can be a real pain. But if you ask one Robbinsdale family, it is providing the highlight of their summer. Matt and Emily Barbero's 2-and-a-half-year-old son is mesmerized by all the digging and dumping in his normally quiet neighborhood.