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.

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To make safety improvements, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is reducing Hwy 55 between Hwy 100 and Theodore Wirth Pkwy to a single lane in both directions Sept 12-25. Read More

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. Read More

Starting Tuesday, Aug 28, the City of Golden Valley will close southbound Winnetka Ave (County Rd 156) between 10th Ave and Golden Valley Rd so crews can begin a sewer lining project. Read More

Work on the Golden Valley Rd (County Rd 66) bridge project continues on schedule and, if all goes according to plan, the bridge will reopen Friday, Aug 31. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

Starting Monday, June 4, the Golden Valley Rd Bridge (County Rd 66) over Bassett Creek will close for bridge replacement work. It will remain closed until August 31. Read More

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. Read More