Spring Lake Park High School pedestrian bridge rehab and other improvements are also up for discussion at the Fridley Community Center, 4:30–6:30 p.m., April 9, 2013.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Sunday, April 7, 2013
This week's selections include a racetrack's end, a resident still in danger of losing her home to foreclosure and all-day, everyday kindergarten.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Memorial Service Scheduled for Eden Prairie Teacher Jodi L. Heyman died March 23 at the age of 45 after a battle with cancer. Multi-Level House Fire on Oxford Road in Shakopee Multiple fire departments were called to the scene of a house fire in the Dean Lakes area. Pedestrians Play Frogger at Moore Lake Beach Bus patrons are clashing with speeding cars. Pedestrians deserve more respect. Yorktown Park Community Garden Gets Council Approval Registration for garden …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Construction at the U.S. Highway 10 and Ramsey County Highway 96 north of Roseville will tie up traffic this summer.
Preliminary work is set to begin this week on a temporary roadway to carry traffic during construction of a new partial interchange at U.S. Highway 10 and Ramsey County Road 96 in Arden Hills, just north of Roseville and east of Fridley. The temporary roadway will connect County Road 96 to a frontage road north of the roadway on the west side of Highway 10. The roadway will allow access to businesses and homes located between County Road 96 and Interstate 35W. The interchange, MnDOT admits, will snarl traffic in the northern portion of the Twin Cities as drivers head to the "lakes area" for weekend get-aways, particularly with the other portion of this Highway 10 project. Once the access road is completed, the intersection of County Road …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
A 2013 resurfacing project on I-94 from Clearwater to St. Cloud could bring potential backup of up to 20 miles or more during peak travel times, according to MnDOT.
As the Minnesota winter gives way to spring, road construction projects around the Twin Cities and Minnesota are gearing up for another season. Among the projects is a resurfacing 7.5 miles of Interstate 94 north of the Twin Cities from Clearwater to St. Cloud. The Minnesota Department of Transportation estimates the project could impact a backup of traffic of “20 miles or more during peak travel periods.” With residents in the northwest metro getting ready to make travel plans for spring and summer, MnDOT is urging drivers to consider an alternate route during the Clearwater to St. Cloud I-94 reconstruction project. “Find the best route that works for you based on where you’re leaving from and when and your destination,” said J.P. …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Drop by the Fridley Community Center from 4-7 p.m. to learn more about the Minnesota Department of Transportation's plans for work along I-694 through Fridley.
Learn about the Minnesota Department of Transportation's plans for improving I-694 through Fridley, at a MnDOT open house Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 4–7 p.m., at the Fridley Community Center. Visit the City of Fridley website for more information about the project. State Rep. Carolyn Laine (DFL-Columbia Heights) recommended you go in a statement Monday: I encourage all residents concerned about the upcoming I-694 Corridor North Central West project to attend an open house being held by the Minnesota Department of Transportation this Wednesday. The project is anticipated to have a high impact on traffic in the area. It calls for the resurfacing of I-694 and repairing concrete between I-35W and Hwy 100. It will also resurface all ramps and…
Sunday, February 3, 2013
This week's selections include speeding trains, drunk party guests, a local teen on Jeopardy and a local connection to a Super Bowl ad.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Charges: Daredevil Tore through Fridley in Loaner Lamborghini, Late for a Date with a Tree Fridley officer and tow truck driver on separate DWI stop saw 2007 Gallardo hurtle down University Avenue 'at a high rate of speed.' David Juntunen got away, but his day was about to get a lot worse. 'Miracle on Ice' Team Member to Auction Olympic Gold Medal Richfield hockey great Steve Christoff will auction off his 1980 Olympic gold medal at an upcoming auction in New York. Edina …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The project will be the topic of a March 6, 2013 public meeting at Fridley Community Center, the StarTribune reported.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has major roadwork slated for this year on the stretch of I-694 that runs through Fridley in 2013. The project includes: Fridley is more or less at the epicenter of the project, the StarTribune reported Tuesday: In upcoming weeks, MnDOT plans to send out more than 15,000 post cards to businesses and residences on East River Road, Central and University Avenues NE. that are within two miles of either side of 694 to notify them of the construction period. ... Locally, MnDOT also will host a community meeting March 6 at the Fridley Community Center. Already Medtronic, whose headquarters is off Central Avenue NE. and 694, is asking MnDOT to hold information sessions for its employees. Ramps at Silver …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Lane closures in Fridley and Columbia Heights won't be during rush hours, MnDOT said.
"Minor delays" are in store for drivers in both directions on Central Avenue NE/Highway 65 between 40th Avenue NE and I-694. Even pedestrians will be affected as work that begins Monday temporarily closes sections of the road, the shoulder of the road and sidewalks. That's according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, which says the project—"installing new fiber optic cable, cameras, and traffic signal controller cabinets along the corridor for improved signal timing and overall traffic management"—begins Monday and will last through early December. The agency recommends that drivers seeking real-time travel information visit the website 511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
If you’re heading out of town for the summer weekend or taking a drive around town, there are several areas of roadwork you might want to avoid in and around the northwest metro.
Here is a list of some of the road construction projects, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), Hennepin County and area cities, which might impact motorists traveling through the northwest metro for July 12 through July 15, 2012. To find out real time traffic information, visit our Patch commute page. Interstate 494 northbound Road closed to traffic between Interstate 394 from Highway 12 in Minnetonka to County Road 6 (exit 21) in Plymouth starting 10 a.m. Friday, July 13 until 5 a.m. Sunday, July 15. During closure, MnDOT is detouring traffic to eastbound Interstate 394, northbound Highway 169 and westbound Interstate 94 and 694. Closure is due to paving. Highway 100 Road closure on Highway 100 between …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Looking to avoid a traffic congestion this weekend and during your 4th of July travel? Here are several areas of road construction taking place in the northwest metro.
Here is a list of some of the road construction projects, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), Hennepin County and area cities, which might impact motorists traveling through the northwest metro for the weekend of June 29-July 4, 2012. To find out real time traffic information, visit our Patch commute page. Interstate 94 westbound Road reconstruction is taking place between County Road 19 in Albertville and State Highway 241 near St. Michael with one lane closed. Highway 109/Weaver Lake Road Work continues on County Road 109/Weaver Lake Road between Main Street in Maple Grove and 85th Avenue in Brooklyn Park. Delays are anticipated until construction completion July 2013. County Road 50 County Road 50 will be …