Minneapolis Department of Public Works

Public Works

350 South 5th Street
RM 203 City Hall
Minneapolis, MN  55415-1390

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VanWhite Bridge & Paving

Project Type:

This is new construction of bridges over BNSF Railroad and Bassett Creek and roadway construction from I394 and Dunwoody Blvd to Fremont Ave & 2nd Ave N.

Project Limits:

Van White Paving and Bridge is located west of downtown, west of I-94 and north of I-394. It extends south from the intersection of Van White Memorial Parkway and Fremont Ave N and connects to Dunwoody Boulevard under I-394.

Construction Start Date:

Construction began in April, 2012.

Length of Construction:

The construction will run through 2012 with final completion by fall 2013.

Traffic Impact:

Traffic will be slightly impacted at the 394 on ramp at Dunwoody Blvd.   This work is scheduled to begin in July, 2012.   This project is mostly new construction so impacts will be minimal.

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Project Contact: Ole Mersinger  612-673-3537

Project Updates:
June 28, 2013:
The project is progressing into the final construction phases.  It is anticipated the road will be open to traffic by the end of August.

(Note: Project information may change due to scheduling, weather, or other factors outside of our control. Listings will be updated as new information becomes available.)  Citizens concerned with pedestrian access during construction should contact the project manager directly.

Last updated Nov. 1, 2013