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Northbound Harvard between Delaware & Washington closed today between 12:30pm & 3:30pm

Posted February 13th, 2017

Please be advised of the closing of Northbound Harvard Street between Delaware and Washington Ave today February 13th, 2017 between 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm.  Southbound traffic and local access will be maintained. 

February 13 Open House for New Fifth Street Pedestrian Bridge

Posted: 02/07/17

The public is invited to attend an open house to learn about the new proposed Fifth Street SE pedestrian bridge over Interstate 35W in Minneapolis.  The construction of the new pedestrian bridge is tentatively scheduled for 2018.

The open house will be on Monday, February 13 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 500 8th Avenue SE in Minneapolis.

Representatives from the Minnesota Department of Transportation and project staff will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on the two proposed pedestrian bridge designs. The public also will be able to comment on the project. There will be no formal presentation.

Please visit the project website for upcoming event dates/times and project updates.

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, call 651-366-4720. To request other reasonable accommodations, call 651-366-4718; the Minnesota Relay service toll-free at 1-800-627-3529) TTY, Voice or ASCII) or 711, or email your request to adarequest.dot@state.mn.us.

Snow? Wind? Ice? Check Out Smart Travel Tips

Posted: 1/25/17

Metro Transit offers some transit tips that can help make your ride more comfortable.

Safety is a shared responsibility.

Specific Church Street Garage Spaces Signed for Short-Term Parking

Posted: 12/14/16

Effective Friday, December 16, 2016, Parking & Transportation Services will post 2-hour parking spaces on the entry level of Church Street Garage. 

These spaces will be intended for guest/visitor use, ideal for short periods of time on campus. 

This initiative will support the University's sustainability efforts by decreasing vehicle emissions through lowering the amount of time that visitors spend driving around this particular garage. 

Media Contact:

Jacqueline Brudlos
612-624-4161


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