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The City of St. Louis Park, in coordination with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, will be holding a Highway 7/Louisiana Avenue Interchange informational meeting on:
November 15, 2012
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Municipal Service Center (MSC)
2nd floor multi-purpose room (by the lunchroom)
The purpose of the project is to design a grade separated interchange to replace the signalized intersection at Highway 7 and Louisiana Avenue. The purpose of the meeting is to receive an update on final plans, anticipated construction sequencing and schedule, prior to Council approval of the project tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 3, 2012. Comments will be accepted throughout the meeting and can be submitted until November 22, 2012. Questions regarding the Highway 7/Louisiana Avenue Interchange project or the informational meeting should be directed to:
City of St. Louis Park
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Final design and preparation of construction plans is nearly complete. 90% plans were submitted for agency review at the end of October 2012. Right of way acquisition is underway. Some private utility relocation has already begun. Final plans should be completed in February 2013. It is anticipated that a construction contractor will be selected in March or April of 2013. Construction is expected to begin in late April of 2013.
|Utility relocation||Fall 2012 - May 2013|
temporary signal at Louisiana Ave.
|June – August 2013|
Highway 7, bridge, north ramps,
east half of Louisiana Ave.
|September 2013 – May 2014|
Southwest and southeast ramps,
east half of Louisiana Ave. continues
|West half of Louisiana Ave.||July – November 2014|