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News & Updates for January 2007

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January 30, 2007

Northstar Construction Update - January 27, 2007

Please see the map below for the Northstar project's utility relocation work in downtown Minneapolis on 5th Street North and 2nd Avenue North. This work is part of the Northstar project's light-rail transit (LRT) connection, a 4-block extension of the Hiawatha line to meet with the Northstar line. As the map indicates, beginning Wednesday, January 31, there will be one lane of thru traffic open on 5th Street North between 1st Avenue North and 2nd Avenue North. Additional lanes of traffic will also be opening at the intersection of 5th Street North and 2nd Avenue North. In addition, access to Ramp B (5th Street parking garage) will be restored to pre-construction conditions.

Utility Relocation Map

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at 612-215-8233 or by e-mail at jonathan.blake@mnrail.org.

Thank you.

January 24, 2007

Commissioners Erhart, Petersen Assume New Leadership Positions on the Northstar Corridor Development Authority

Anoka County Commisioner Dan Erhart and Sherbure County Commissioner Ewald Petersen have assumed positions as the new chair and vice chair, respectively, of the Northstar Corridor Development Authority (NCDA). Their positions are effective immediately.

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January 08, 2007

Northstar Construction Update - January 8

The Northstar Corridor Rail Projects utility relocation work is in its final phase in downtown Minneapolis along 5th Street North between 1st Avenue North and 6th Avenue North. This work is the first step of the Northstar projects light-rail transit (LRT) connection, a 4-block extension of the Hiawatha line to meet with the Northstar line. All remaining utility relocation work is still scheduled to be completed by March 1, 2007.

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