2. This project will improve the safety and mobility in this area by construction an interchange and removing direct access to US Highway 169. Funded primarily by MnDOT and Hennepin County. Once US 212 was shifted onto its new freeway alignment in 2008 through Eden Prairie and Chaska, the old alignment (Flying Cloud Drive) took on the designation of CR 61 continuing to the county line with Carver County.[2]. Soon it will be smooth sailing for drivers on those two major thoroughfares in Brooklyn Park. Hennepin County traffic updates reporting highway and road conditions with live interactive map including flow, delays, accidents, construction, closures,traffic jams and congestion, driving conditions, text alerts, gridlock, and driving conditions for the Hennepin County area. The volume of traffic on Twin Cities roads is definitely lighter than usual. Start date. CCX Media is a service of Northwest Community Television serving the northwest suburbs of Minneapolis, Minnesota, including Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, Osseo, Plymouth and Robbinsdale. County crews are still doing their respective jobs while practicing social distancing. But because of detour routes near County Road 81 and Brooklyn Boulevard, drivers will still encounter delays. Get email updates for daily story previews. Inventory of Not Public Data on Individuals. A traffic signal will be constructed at the intersection of CH 21 (Eagle Creek Ave/185th St E) and CH 91/Natchez Ave. “We are trying to wrap up phase 2A of the project which is from 73rd all the way up to Brooklyn Boulevard,” said Hennepin County project manager Stan Lim. Visit MnDOT’s Highway 252 study > Hennepin County open house materials (Aug. 2019) > Bottineau Boulevard (County Road 81) roadway reconstruction. Another bonus for road crews is the spring-like weather with temperatures in the 40s and 50s. SAP 027-661-047: Contract: 103901: Bid Date: 12/04/2012 2:00 PM: Location: CSAH 61 between Eden Rd and Technology Dr in Eden Prairie Construction dates: Mid-September through November 2020 Hennepin County and Brooklyn Park are partnering on the project, which is expected to cost between $20-25 million. Additional improvements include extra lanes, safety measures, better connections to side streets and frontage roads, crosswalks, new traffic signal systems, improved storm water systems, railroad crossings and the extension of Crystal Lake Regional Trail. We do emphasize the need to use the detours, which are marked, for everyone’s safety.”. I-35W Minnesota River Bridge: 2018-2021 Construction, Hennepin County: CH 61 Flying Cloud Drive in Eden Prairie to Chanhassen. Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign Goes Virtual: Governor Talks Hunger Crisis at Second Harvest Heartland in Brooklyn Park: North Hennepin Delivers Thanksgiving Meals, Part of Ongoing Hunger Relief Efforts: 11-24 MN COVID-19 Update, State Health Officials: ‘These Vaccines Will Be Safe’: Hy-Vee Surprises Brooklyn Center Woman with Free Thanksgiving Meal: Osseo School District Hands Out Food Curbside. Hennepin County Road 61 goes by many names. You are here: eGram » Construction Status Construction Status You can learn more about the project here. CR 61 was authorized and paved during the 1960s, making an alternate route for nearby I-494, intersecting with many of the same routes route I-494 did, such as I-94, MN 7, MN 55, MN 62, CR 9, CR 10, CR 5 and several others, in the western suburbs of the Twin Cities. But milder weather is helpful for other activities like pouring concrete.”. Copyright © 2020 Northwest Community Television, Web Design and Development by CEL Marketing PR Design and. Highways 169/41/78 Interchange. There are no alerts at this time. You can learn more about the project here. Brooklyn Park is one city where those familiar orange barrels and cones are already visible, as crews continue to work on County Road 81 and Brooklyn Boulevard. Overview 1. Between MN 55 and the boundary with Minnetonka it is known as Xenium Lane, intersecting with CR 6. Hennepin County Road 61 or County State-Aid Highway 61 (CR 61, CSAH 61) is a 24.853-mile-long (39.997 km) major route along the east side of Interstate 494 (I-494) in Hennepin County, Minnesota.The route travels through the west suburbs of the Twin Cities through Maple Grove, Plymouth, Minnetonka, Hopkins and Eden Prairie Hennepin County Road 61 or County State-Aid Highway 61 (CR 61, CSAH 61) is a 24.853-mile-long (39.997 km) major route along the east side of Interstate 494 (I-494) in Hennepin County, Minnesota. “Detours still mean that people should allow for some extra time to get to wherever they need to be. Weather might cause delays, but so far not a pandemic. Released Plans; Download All Files CSAH 61_0904 Sheets 001-124.pdf CSAH 61_0904 Sheets 125-249.pdf CSAH 61_0904 Sheets 250-299.pdf CSAH 61_0904 Sheets 300-424.pdf South of Minnetonka Boulevard, it changes names again to Shady Oak Road and continues into Eden Prairie, intersecting with MN 7, MN 62 and ends at US Highway 212 (US 212), but Shady Oak Road itself continues for a short distance into the "Golden Triangle" area of Eden Prairie and ends at Valley View Road. [2], Learn how and when to remove this template message, Template:Attached KML/County Road 61 (Hennepin County, Minnesota), "Route Reference of Functional Classification (except local roads) by County, City Boundaries, and Legislative/Congressional District", "New names for Hwy. In 2008, CR 61 was extended to the old alignment of U 212 (Flying Cloud Drive), to the Carver–Hennepin county line when US 212 was shifted onto the new MN 312 freeway and the 312 number, as a state highway, was retired. View map of Highway 252 study > More information. This project will reconstruct the intersection as a roundabout in the City of Elko New Market.