Early construction work on the METRO Blue Line Extension began in late 2017.

Olson Memorial Highway Area

Relocation of the Bassett Creek stormwater tunnel under Olson Memorial Highway occurred in 2017 and 2018. This work required closure of Olson Memorial Highway for approximately two weeks in October 2017.
Upcoming Events
  • Southwest Light Rail Construction Training Fair

    Learn about the various local construction apprenticeship preparation programs and how they can prepare you to work in the construction trades.

    Date: 1/22/2020
    Time: 3:00 PM

    Minneapolis Urban League
    2100 Plymouth Ave N
    Minneapolis, MN 55411
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  • Regional Solicitation workshop

    Approximately $180 million in federal transportation funds are expected to be available for allocation in 2024 and 2025.

    Date: 1/28/2020
    Time: 2:30 PM
    Location: Metropolitan Council, Lower Level A
    390 Robert Street North
    St. Paul, MN 55101

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