Archive for April, 2014

Rebuilt section of Oak Leaf Trail

Posted by Doug Shidell, April 6th , 2014.

The section of the Oak Leaf Trail south from Bluemound to 120th Street has been rebuilt as a trail, replacing the very potholed road.

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Hank Aaron State Trail Closure

Posted by Doug Shidell, April 6th , 2014.

Because of the reconstruction of the Zoo Interchange, the section of the Hank Aaron State Trail west of 94th Place has been closed and is not projected to reopen until 2018. There is a well-marked detour south of the trail. For more information go to this site.

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Cedar Ave Bridge Restoration to Begin this Year

Posted by Doug Shidell, April 5th , 2014.

Construction on the Cedar Ave Bridge across the Minnesota River will begin this year. Representative Ann Lenczewski of Bloomington, a long time advocate for the bridge, obtained funding to restore the existing bridge. No timeline for completion to date.

Representative Lenczewski has also sponsored a bill to complete the Minnesota Valley State Trail through Bloomington. The proposed legislation will create two corridors: a paved trail and an off road trail. The outcome of the legislation is still unknown.

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