November’s featured project on your WSN calendar: Granite Falls Historic Pedestrian Bridge

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Granite Falls’ historic footbridge was built in 1935 under license from the Roebling Company—the firm famous for designing the Brooklyn Bridge. Years of service and floodwaters had taken its toll on the 280-foot suspension bridge. Continue reading “November’s featured project on your WSN calendar: Granite Falls Historic Pedestrian Bridge”

October’s featured project on your WSN calendar: Mills Fleet Farm, Mankato

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The 183,600 square foot retail facility includes eight auto service bays. It is accompanied by a 4,460 square  foot mini convenience store, Ryko automatic car wash, and fuel station. Architectural precast concrete, the iconic silo, and vibrant interior displays define the classic Mills Fleet Farm look. Continue reading “October’s featured project on your WSN calendar: Mills Fleet Farm, Mankato”

September’s featured project on your WSN calendar: Goodhue County Road 11 Roundabout

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Goodhue County Rd 11 Roundabout

The Pine Island Roundabout is a continuation of MnDOT’s Highway 52 east frontage road project. Discussion of the convergence of the frontage road, Highway 52 ramps, and Goodhue County Road 11 led to the conclusion that a roundabout was the safest design alternative. The roundabout maintains the existing street connections, which was important to the City of Pine Island, Goodhue County, and MnDOT.

August’s featured project on your WSN calendar: Fosston Inspiration Trail

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Fosston Trail

Built over a former landfill and encompassing multiple wetlands, the Fosston Inspiration Trail (FIT) accommodates walking, biking, and snowshoeing. Trail users enjoy an array of flora and fauna throughout the diverse types of wetlands and wildlife habitats. At just over one mile long, the trail provides a solid anchor connecting the existing sidewalk, wood boardwalk, softball complex, natural play space, cemetery, school, fitness center, and future additional trails.

July’s featured project on your WSN calendar: Cherrywood Village Apartments

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Grand Forks’ senior population is anticipated to grow significantly, and demand for very affordable housing options is also expected to increase. Cherrywood Village is a 30-unit affordable housing apartment complex offering accessible units to individuals age 62 and older. This new option in senior living serves as a positive addition to the community.

June’s featured project on your WSN calendar: Broadway Street Reconstruction

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Broadway Street serves Alexandria’s vibrant business community. Preparation for this street reconstruction and utility replacement project began years before construction commenced. The Redesigning of Alexandria’s Downtown (R.O.A.D.) group developed a marketing plan to engage the businesses and the community. Continue reading “June’s featured project on your WSN calendar: Broadway Street Reconstruction”