Construction in downtown Minneapolis continues as crews work on the Hiawatha Light Rail Transit station and the Northstar Commuter Rail station. Punchlist work continues at the commuter stations in Big Lake, Elk River, Anoka and Coon Rapids.
At the LRT
connection in downtown Minneapolis, LRT systems testing continued and communications
system testing and programming continued at both the LRT and Northstar stations.
Crews continue installation of the handrail on the LRT platform. The overhead catenary
system wires are now live.
In Fridley, Minn., crews
continued concrete pours for the station platform, including the footings for
the kiosks and trash cans. Concrete work on the platform will continue the week
of August 17. Forming and pouring of the east and center head house footings is
finished. Crews finished setting the structural steel at the station platform
and will begin setting the structural steel at the east head house. Electrical work in the east and west parking lots,
the tunnel and platform continues through the week of August 17.