News By Category: METRO Blue Line

Starting Oct 30, Hwy 55 just east of Golden Valley between Van White Memorial Blvd and West Lyndale Ave will be closed for about two weeks to replace a structurally deficient storm sewer. The work also will save time and money later when a METRO Blue Line Extension light rail station is built at the intersection above the sewer’s present location.

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The City of Golden Valley is seeking two individuals to serve on the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) for the METRO Blue Line Extension. This group represents the voice of the community and provides input into the engineering, environmental, and construction aspects of the light rail project. Read More

The METRO Blue Line Extension Project, in partnership with the City of Golden Valley, will host an open house Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 4-6:30 pm, at Golden Valley City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Rd.  Read More

The project to build a light rail line connecting the suburbs northwest of Minneapolis to downtown cleared a major hurdle Jan 19 when the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) gave the Blue Line Extension LRT Project a green light to start the engineering phase of the project.  Read More

The METRO Blue Line Extension Project, in partnership with the City of Golden Valley, will host an open house Thursday, Nov 10, 2016, 5-7:30 pm, in the Golden Valley City Hall Council Chambers, 7800 Golden Valley Rd. Read More

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the METRO Blue Line Extension in July. It addresses all environmental impacts from the proposed line and includes required mitigation measures. Hard copies are available at Golden Valley City Hall as well as at the Golden Valley Library. A digital version can be accessed at: http://metrocouncil.org/blrt/feis. Read More

Golden Valley’s City Council meeting next week will be held Wed, Jan 20 instead of Tues, Jan 19 to accommodate a Metro Blue Line Extension LRT (Bottineau Light Rail Transit) public hearing Jan 19 in Minneapolis. The Golden Valley City Council will hold its own LRT public hearing Tues, Feb 2. Read More

The City of Golden Valley will hold an open house and public hearing Tuesday, Feb 2 to review the $1.5 billion proposal for the planned METRO Blue Line Extension LRT project. The open house will be from from 6-7 pm at City Hall, followed by a public hearing at 7 pm. The City Council will then officially vote on municipal consent Tuesday, Feb 16. Read More

At its Dec 9 meeting, the Metropolitan Council voted to approve an updated project scope and $1.496 billion cost estimate for the planned METRO Blue Line Extension LRT Project. The project, which now includes 11 stations, was recommended for approval at November’s Corridor Management Committee (CMC) meeting.

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The public is invited to attend an open house Wednesday, Oct 28, from 5-7:30 pm, to learn about the environmental analysis conducted for the METRO Blue Line Extension (Bottineau LRT) light rail project. The event will be held at Golden Valley City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Rd. Read More