News By Category: Hennepin County
A local Veterans Day event Sun, Nov 11, will honor the centennial of the World War I armistice, which ended fighting on land, sea, and air between US allies and their last opponent, Germany.
The Golden Valley Rd Bridge (County Rd 66) over Bassett Creek is now open to traffic. Be alert for work in the area, as private utility companies continue working on Golden Valley Rd near the completed bridge.
Despite weather challenges, such as heavy rains this summer, crews have kept the Golden Valley Rd (County Rd 66) bridge project on schedule. Last weekend, they successfully completed the concrete foundation for the new bridge over Bassett Creek, the most time-intensive step of the project.
Due to the nature of the work, the geography of the area, and the levels of traffic local streets are designed for, all through motor vehicle traffic on Golden Valley Rd (County Rd 66) needs to use the official detour to get around the Golden Valley Rd bridge closure.
As part of CenterPoint Energy’s 2018 Belt Line Project, crews will close Theodore Wirth Parkway at Zenith Ave June 1-8 to install the natural gas main. Dates of week-long closure may vary a few days depending on the weather.
For the past few months, crews have been working toward completing many final tasks on the Douglas Drive project. This work will include closing some lanes on Hwy 55 at the Douglas Dr intersection starting mid- to late-week May 28.