News By Category: Hennepin County
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.
Douglas Drive Access To Close At Hwy 55 Intersection Sept 29, While Golden Valley Rd Intersection Reopens
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.
Southbound Winnetka Ave is closed from 10th Ave to Bassett Creek while City crews make emergency repairs to the storm sewer. The segment will remain closed until repairs are completed. Traffic will be detoured west on 10th Ave, south on Wisconsin Ave, and east on Golden Valley Rd (see map).
This past week, crews completed final paving on Douglas Dr (County Rd 102) between Medicine Lake Rd (County Rd 70) and Duluth St (County Rd 66). They will now focus on rebuilding Douglas Dr between Duluth St and Golden Valley Rd, beginning roundabout construction at the Golden Valley Rd intersection, and starting reconstruction between Frontage Rd and Hwy 55.
Crews will be paving the final layer (wear course) on Douglas Dr from Medicine Lake Rd to Duluth St until around 9:30 pm July 28. Lane restrictions are in place and traffic on Douglas Dr will be down to one lane in each direction in areas where paving will occur.