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Reviewing (and Grading) Saint Paul’s New Smith Avenue/High Bridge Design

The “High Bridge” is best known as an iconic place for photographs of Saint Paul’s downtown, either as a symbol framing the city or as a place to take pictures of the city. But it’s also a key transportation corridor for people on the West Side and West End, a half-mile link between two historic […]

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Sunday Summary – February 19, 2019

In Minnesota, we have Spring-like weather with highs in the 50s and 60s making it more pleasant to take a walk around our streets (although climate change worries lurk when muddy dog season starts in February). Thank you to those who responded to the board’s call for volunteers to serve on the streets.mn board; the […]

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MnDOT’s Smith Avenue Bridge Project

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is currently finishing the planning process for re-decking the Smith Avenue Bridge over the Mississippi River in Saint Paul. As part of this 2018 project, they are also repaving Smith Avenue, from Grand Avenue all the way south to Interstate 494. The Smith Avenue Bridge, also known as “The High […]

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Preferred Redesign for Saint Paul’s High Bridge Includes Protected Sidewalks, Calmer Traffic

If current plans move forward, the new High Bridge will feature calmer car traffic, bike lanes, and a separated sidewalk after reconstruction in 2018. Members of the MnDOT community advisory committee for the project were presented with two concepts at a recent meeting with project manager Tara McBride. One concept keeps basically the existing design […]

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