Ramsey County public works will begin construction on the Dale Street Bridge towards the end of March 2020. They are hosting a community meeting before this begins to discuss project plans and answer questions.
Community Meeting (Hosted by Ramsey County)
March 26, 2020
Benjamin E. Mays/ World School Cafeteria
560 Concordia Ave
What we know about this phase of the project:
The first phase of construction will involve closing the ramps from 94 to Dale at Concordia and St. Anthony. These will remain closed for the entire period of construction. These ramps should close sometime in the next few weeks, but they have not shared an exact date yet.
You will not be able to cross Dale Street on Concordia or St. Anthony.
The Dale Street bridge will remain open to traffic during 2020. This traffic will be slow moving, so please plan accordingly.
Traffic will be diverted to Lexington Ave. This could cause increased congestion, and may pose a safety risk to pedestrians. We have reached out to see what precautions are in place to make sure that everyone stays safe, they should be giving us exact details soon.
Ramsey County is working with Metro Transit to finalize what (if any) bus stops will be impacted by this construction, and if there will be route detours. We will share this information as soon as a decision is reached.
Vibration monitors will be used to ensure that nearby properties are not being damaged. Please reach out if you are concerned or if you have questions.
Ramsey County has hired TKDA to manage the project, and they have hired a community member to work with their communications team. This person has been able to identify needs within their communications plan, and is working hard to make sure you are well connected during construction.
You are invited to visit the project website or reach out to their staff if you have any questions:https://www.ramseycounty.us/residents/roads-transit/future-road-construction-projects/dale-street-reconstruction
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