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News & Updates for June 2008

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June 27, 2008

Roadway and Sidewalk Work Progressing in Downtown Minneapolis

This week, roadway and sidewalk work continues near the Downtown Minneapolis Light Rail Transit (LRT) Connection. Crews are also working on the pedestrian overpass at the Coon Rapids station, 4th Avenue near the Anoka station and pouring concrete for the Big Lake station as well as continuing projects well underway at the Vehicle Maintenance Facility (VMF) in Big Lake. Details on current and upcoming construction activities are included below.

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June 25, 2008

City of Anoka - Northstar Commuter Rail Construction Update

On Monday, June 2, the Northstar Commuter Rail Project will begin storm sewer utility work on 4th Avenue North in Anoka. This work involves jacking under the BNSF Railway train tracks that cross 4th Avenue and installing large storm sewer pipes beneath the tracks. This work, and its associated traffic closures, is expected to last at least two weeks. During that time, anticipated traffic impacts are as follows:

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June 20, 2008

Track Installation in Big Lake Continues

Construction activities continue in Big Lake, Anoka, Coon Rapids and Minneapolis.

  • In Big Lake, work continues on the Vehicle Maintenance Facility (VMF) and the commuter station.
  • In Anoka and Coon Rapids, station work continues.
  • In Minneapolis, construction progresses on the Light Rail Transit (LRT) connection.

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June 16, 2008

Downtown Minneapolis LRT Connection Sidewalk Reopens

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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June 09, 2008

Coon Rapids Station Pedestrian Overpass to Begin

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. Construction of the Elk River commuter rail station will begin in Fall 2008. Major construction this week includes storm sewer work on 4th Avenue in Anoka and removal and reconstruction of the Ramp B entrance in downtown Minneapolis. Details on current and upcoming construction activities are included below.

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