Extending Tracks Issue 16: February 2017

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Issue 16 of the Southwest LRT Project newsletter [PDF] features information on design and engineering activities, contracting for civil construction, a new animated visualization of light rail in Hopkins, and more.

In this issue

Design and engineering effort nears completion

The Southwest LRT Project has finalized its civil design and is finalizing systems and Operations and Maintenance Facility designs in preparation for starting construction in 2017.

Animation shows how light rail will operate in Hopkins

A new visualization of the METRO Green Line Extension shows interactions among trains, pedestrians and cars at stations and along route.

Local funders, feds demonstrate strong support through end-of-year actions

The Southwest LRT Project took big steps forward over the past several months.

Nearly $6.8 billion in investment reported along LRT lines

Tracking new development along current and planned light rail transitways.

More than 200 contractors, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises attend contractor open house

The event included an information session and networking opportunity.

Read Issue 16 of Extending Tracks [PDF]

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