COVID-19 Pandemic Stalls Out Construction, Leaves Nearly 9,000 Workers JoblessIron Workers' Union Local 512 represents more than 2,200 union members across Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. But uncertainties of COVID-19 are resulting in project delays and cancellations, and a long-lost summer.
Home Repair Materials In Short Supply Due To COVID-19 Production SlowdownsWhen factories making asphalt shingles were shuttered by coronavirus lockdowns, it led to some supply chain problems.
Weekend Construction: Eastbound I-94 To Be Repaved Between Minneapolis, St. PaulAt 10p.m. Friday, the eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 between Interstate 35W and Highway 280 will close for construction.
Ramp Closures Near Minneapolis-St. Paul International AirportSeveral highway ramps will close for construction on Wednesday, June 24, and remain closed until early August.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Construction Companies Sue City Of Brooklyn Center For Stopping Projects Due To COVID-19In their lawsuit, S.R. Weidema, Inc., of Maple Grove, and R.L. Larson Excavating, Inc., of St. Cloud, say that together they will lose nearly half a million dollars each week that work is delayed.
I-35W Faces Weekend Closure Between Downtown And CrosstownFreeway closures continue this weekend for a busy part of of Interstate 35W.
Iowa To Be Site Of Utility Lineman Training FacilityThe Des Moines Register reports that the Missouri Valley Line Constructors Apprenticeship and Training Program is building the facility in an industrial park in Indianola. Construction is expected to be complete in the fall of 2020.
Rosedale Center To Expand, Redevelop Into Retail And Housing SpaceRoseville Center announced plans to add more retail space, housing, a hotel and a grocery store. Formal plans will be submitted soon, the center said. The shopping center opened 50 years ago and said the company hopes to begin construction next year.
35W Ramp South Of Downtown Minneapolis To Reopen 2 Years Ahead Of ScheduleThe drive home Thursday evening should be a little easier for people heading south out of downtown Minneapolis.
Heads Up: Major Closures On I-35 This WeekendPlanning to drive to Minneapolis this weekend? Know that there’ll be major closures on Interstate 35.
What Are They Doing, Exactly? A Look Inside Construction Sites On Busy Minneapolis RoadsMinneapolis Public Works, addressing a common complaint from drivers, showed WCCO a usually inaccessible part of construction sites, to clear up how it works and why people might not actually see any work getting done.