The Anoka County Board Aug. 12 awarded a contract for the reconstruction of University Avenue (County State Aid Highway 51) from Northdale Boulevard/109th Avenue to just south of Main Street in Blaine and Coon Rapids.
A contract has been awarded by the Anoka County Board for an intersection reconstruction project at Nowthen Boulevard (CSAH 5) and Alpine Drive in Ramsey. It will replace the existing four-way stop sign with a traffic signal.
A slight majority of Andover residents polled in 2006 and 2014 city surveys said a Bunker Lake Boulevard bridge over the railroad tracks is unnecessary.
Construction on Highway 65 hit a snag when the Minnesota Department of Transportation learned barge traffic, carrying cement necessary to reconstruct a 4-mile stretch of the highway in Fridley and Spring Lake Park, stalled on the Mississippi River.
Contracts were awarded by the Anoka County Board June 22 for two traffic signal projects, one in Andover and one in Coon Rapids.
The Blaine City Council July 10, over the course of four votes, approved street renovation projects and a bond sale to pay for these projects in the short-term before funds are available to cover all costs.
The Ramsey City Council is scrapping the franchise fee discussion for now, in favor of re-addressing its special assessment policy for streets.