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.
Anoka County in 2015 plans to continue widening Main Street east of Radisson Road to just east of Harpers Street. For many residents in the area, the project cannot come soon enough.
A concept plan for future development around the Foley Boulevard park and ride facility will be unveiled at an open house in the Coon Rapids City council chambers Tuesday, April 29, 4:30-6 p.m. There will be a presentation shortly after 4:30 p.m.