Anoka County and the city of Ramsey have another $10 million to use for the proposed Highway 10-Armstrong Boulevard interchange.
A 47-year-old Shoreview man was killed early Wednesday morning, June 19, in a traffic accident in the area of the Highway 10 and Highway 47 split in Coon Rapids.
An open house on the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s plan to resurface a 5.5-mile segment of Highway 10 in Anoka and Coon Rapids this year has been scheduled.
Although Anoka County is focused on building an interchange at Highway 10 and Armstrong Boulevard, it was made very clear to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar that the corridor from Coon Rapids to Ramsey needs significant upgrades to improve safety and economic development potential.
To boost the chances of getting funding for the U.S. Highway 10 and Armstrong Boulevard interchange, the city of Ramsey and the Anoka County Board have approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU).
A drunk driver runs a red light at Sunfish Lake Boulevard and Highway 10, causing a multi-vehicle accident. People hurry to help the drivers, while the Ramsey Police cars are blocked from responding by a Burlington-Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) train passing through the railroad crossing.
A 5.5-mile segment of Highway 10 in Anoka and Coon Rapids will be repaved this year.
Local city and county officials are hoping to drive Highway 10 improvements up the priority list for the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Another Highway 10 interchange related project is getting under way in Ramsey.