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Monday, October 26, 2009

Fridley Station handrail installation continues

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Construction activities at the Fridley, Minn., Northstar commuter rail station are slightly behind schedule. However, crews remain optimistic that the station will be ready for opening day.

Currently, installation of handrails throughout the station area continues. Installation of glass for the station shelters and east and west entrances was completed. Roofing on the station shelters and east and west entrances continues, as does painting around the station shelters and entrances and landscape planting on the east and west sides. Fence installation around the station site continues and the majority of electrical work at the station is complete.

Northstar Commuter Rail will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, with regular commuter service beginning on the following Monday, Nov. 16.

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