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, Nov. 14. Milling and overlay of 61st Way occurred on October 30. Work on the station elevators was completed the week of Oct. 27, with inspections occurring he following week. Installation of handrails throughout the station is complete, as is roof work on the station shelters and east and west.
Painting around the
station shelters and entrances is complete. Landscaping continues, as does sign
installations around the station occurred. Benches are scheduled to be
installed the week of Nov. 2, as well as final mechanical/plumbing, electrical
and building inspections.
Northstar Commuter Rail
will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, Nov. 14, with regular commuter
service beginning Nov. 16.