Lyndale Avenue Bridge and Road Update
- Published: 23 February 2012 23 February 2012
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As you may have already discovered, the bridge over the Minnehaha Creek on Lyndale Avenue was closed on January 17, 2012. This was earlier than expected and due to environmental concerns. Road reconstruction on Lyndale Avenue between the bridge and 56th St is scheduled to begin in April. Both projects are anticipated to be completed by October 2012, depending on many factors. Please visit the Lyndale Construction website for updated information or click on the link on the right hand side of this page.
Travel in this area will be trying over the next 10 months. The official (signed) detour according to Hennepin County is on Penn Ave. Nicollet Avenue and other surface streets will also provide routes around the bridge closure.
Lyndale Avenue Reconstruction Update
- Published: 14 November 2011 14 November 2011
Lyndale Avenue Bridge prep work begins
Contractors will begin removing trees and other heavy vegetation located adjacent to the Lyndale Avenue Bridge over Minnehaha Creek on Monday, Nov. 7. The clearing is taking place so the existing bridge can be photographed for historic preservation purposes.
Temporary lane closures will be required during the clearing operations, so residents should plan ahead if they will be moving through the area. The removal crew will be using chain saws to cut the trees down. The trees will then be loaded onto trucks and hauled away from the site.
No other work on the Lyndale Avenue Bridge will be completed this year. The bridge will close to traffic in February 2012, and is scheduled to reopen by the end of 2012. In spring 2012, crews will remove the current bridge structure and begin constructing the new bridge, and an archaeologist will watch the excavation operations on the north side of Minnehaha Creek, looking for any signs of a mill that was formerly located in the area.
Kenny 365 is Coming on 6/1/2011!
- Published: 12 May 2011 12 May 2011
Kenny 365 is an ambitious photography project which will document life in Kenny Neighborhood each and every day for one year. Kenny 365 will feature one photograph per day, capturing a unique point in time from the perspective of a neighborhood resident.
The idea is simple; the Kenny365 project leader chooses photographers from among volunteer Kenny residents, and each photographer is assigned a day to take photos anywhere in the neighborhood. At the end of the day, the photographer chooses a favorite photo, and sends it, along with a caption or descriptive text, to the website administrator, who posts it on line.
Kenny(KPAC) and Armatage (ACC) Activity Councils announce merger
- Published: 16 September 2010 16 September 2010
The Kenny Park Activities Council would like to make two key announcements to the Kenny and Armatage neighborhoods. First, the Kenny(KPAC) and Armatage (ACC) Activity Councils wish to announce that the two councils will be joining forces to offer our neighborhoods a stronger, united council. The Kenny and Armatage Activity Councils feel this is a terrific opportunity to offer recreational activities across the boundaries of our neighborhoods, while recognizing that the timing aligns well with the merging community school programs for our neighborhoods.
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