Extending Tracks Issue 12: December 2015

Date: Tuesday, December 29, 2015

The December 2015 issue of Extending Tracks [PDF] is now available. 


Over 80 percent of local funding in place

The Metropolitan Council is working with the state and project partners on transportation funding in the 2016 legislative session for the remaining $135 million state share of the cost to build the proposed Southwest LRT line.

Images show how landscape would change with addition of LRT

A series of new images created by Southwest LRT design and engineering staff shows how the proposed new LRT line and stations would be integrated into the surrounding landscape.

Nearly 200 contractors show interest in bidding for proposed Southwest LRT line

Construction contractors from around the country gathered in Minnetonka on Oct. 21 to learn about the planned Southwest Light Rail Transit line, the largest public works project in the state’s history, and network with firms that are likely to bid on the project.

Extending Tracks Issue 12 (December 2015) [PDF]. 

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