Broadway Corridor Project

The Broadway Corridor Project in Forest Lake is fast coming to a close. After three years of construction and an investment of some $41 million, Forest Lake has seen the addition of Hardwood Creek Trail pedestrian bridges over Broadway and 11th Avenue, the construction of the Lake and Broadway roundabout and the revamped Broadway from […]

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Clint Riese Staff Writer The Broadway Corridor mega-project is running a few weeks ahead of pace and is nearing a late-August completion, but its side effects are still playing out. The Forest Lake City Council will continue to mull whether to re-connect a block of an informal roadway that was taken out as part of […]

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Work on the County Road 2/Broadway Avenue project in Forest Lake will be suspended for one week over the Fourth of July holiday, and work will start up right after for the home stretch. Prior to the holiday, all the curb and gutter work will be completed, excavations will be backfilled or graded, the side […]

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One-day closure from Hwy. 61 to Seventh Street In an effort to get as much of Broadway Avenue complete, pedestrian safe, and cleaned up for the July 4 celebrations, there will be a one-day closure of eastbound and westbound Broadway Avenue this Friday, June 22. From Hwy. 61 to Seventh Street, traffic will need to […]

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With the three-year Broadway Corridor project in Forest Lake aiming for a September completion, the Washington County Board received an update on costs and contracts on June 12. The project runs from just west of I-35 to just west of US-61, and includes grading, concrete and bituminous paving, storm sewer, concrete curb and gutter, traffic […]

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