News By Category: Hennepin County

Residents, businesses, property owners, and the general public are encouraged to attend a community workshop Wed, March 28, 6–8 pm, to help guide planning for the areas around the future METRO Blue Line Extension light rail transit (LRT) line. The workshop will be held at Unity Minneapolis, 4000 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley. Read More

Crews finished paving Douglas Dr (County Rd 102) between Duluth St (County Rd 66) and Hwy 55 Nov 14, and the road reopened to through traffic Nov 15. Read More

For the next week, crews will be paving the final layer of asphalt, or wear course, throughout the Douglas Dr (County Rd 102) corridor. Final paving is one of the last steps of the reconstruction process prior to reopening the roadway.

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Over the next six weeks, crews will begin wrapping up construction in key areas of the Douglas Dr (County Rd 102) reconstruction project. Crews will continue to work hard to get Douglas Dr fully reopened between Duluth St (County Rd 66) and Hwy 55. The goal is to have it opened by early December. Read More

Work on Douglas Dr is marching south towards Hwy 55, with closures scheduled for Oct 19 between Duluth St and Golden Valley Rd so crews can pave the final layer of asphalt. Read More

Volunteers are needed to help City and Hennepin County staff plant trees and other vegetation along Winnetka Ave Oct 21 from approximately 9 am to noon. Light refreshments and a lunch will be served. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Hennepin County Forester Jen Kullgren at 612-596-1175. Read More

Starting Friday, Sept 29, Douglas Dr (County Rd 102) access to and from Hwy 55 will close until November as crews will begin reconstructing Douglas Dr between Frontage Rd and Hwy 55, but Golden Valley Rd at Douglas Dr will reopen to traffic. Read More

As work on Douglas Dr progresses, here’s what to expect in the coming week. Read More

Hennepin County is teaming up with Minneapolis Public Works in 2017 for the second annual countywide bicyclist and pedestrian count Sept 12-14, and you can help! Read More

Weather permitting, work on Douglas Dr (County Road 102) is moving forward the week of Aug 28 as crews begin driveway and paving operations. Read More