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Thursday, September 24, 2009

Northstar commuter rail work continues in Twin Cities

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LRT and Northstar system testing continue. Painting and striping of the streets in the project area was completed. Punchlist work is ongoing at the Northstar and LRT stations. Punchlist work continues at the suburban stations.

In Fridley, concrete pours for sidewalks on the west side will be completed the week of Sept. 21. Installation of station platform pavers will be also completed that week, as will installation of window sills, rain gutters, door frames and roof decking. Painting of the steel on the station platform and the east and west entrances is scheduled to continue. Continuing work includes electrical work in the tunnel, work on the elevators, and Installation of the irrigation system on the east and west sides. Milling and paving of 61st Way is on hold for now.