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News & Updates for April 2008

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April 29, 2008

Coon Rapids Groundbreaking Ceremony Marks Beginning of Station Construction in Northstar Corridor

Stations to be complete in time for late 2009 start of Northstar Commuter Rail service

Public officials and supporters of Northstar Commuter Rail gathered today to break ground for the Coon Rapids-Riverdale commuter rail station, located on Northdale Boulevard, south of Main Street.

Construction also will get underway over the next several months at Northstar stations in Big Lake, Elk River, Anoka and downtown Minneapolis. Preparation work for the Minneapolis station and the extension of the Hiawatha Light Rail Transit Line to meet up with Northstar in downtown Minneapolis began last summer. In addition, construction on the vehicle maintenance facility in Big Lake is well underway.

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April 24, 2008

Northstar Construction Update - April 23, 2008

This week, work continues on the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Connection in downtown Minneapolis, the Vehicle Maintenance Facility (VMF) in Big Lake, and commuter rail stations in Big Lake, Anoka and Coon Rapids. Details on upcoming construction activities are included below.

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April 17, 2008

Northstar Construction Update - April 16, 2008

Last week, Northstar construction crews began staging and construction preparation work at the Riverdale park-and-ride lot, site of the future Coon Rapids commuter rail station. This week, work continues on the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Connection in downtown Minneapolis and the Vehicle Maintenance Facility (VMF) in Big Lake. In addition, station work is scheduled to begin in Big Lake this week and Anoka next week. Details on upcoming construction activities are included below.

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April 07, 2008

Northstar Construction Update - April 4

This week, Northstar is continuing construction of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Connection in downtown Minneapolis and the Vehicle Maintenance Facility in Big Lake. In addition, crews have begun mobilizing at the Anoka commuter rail station site. Details on upcoming construction activities are included below.

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