News By Category: Physical Development
Minnesota’s first outdoor fitness challenge course is coming to Golden Valley’s Schaper Park, along with a new all-inclusive play structure. The public is invited to celebrate at a grand opening Saturday, Sept 9, 11:30 am-1 pm. Schaper Park is located at 631 Ottawa Ave N, Golden Valley.
The aging metal culverts that carry Bassett Creek under 10th Ave and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks are set for replacement starting late this month. The City has scheduled an informational open house Aug 22, from 5 to 7 pm, in the City Hall Council Chambers, to give residents and business owners the opportunity to ask questions regarding the schedule and impacts of the project.
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.