The Metropolitan Council announced Monday that the cost of the Southwest LRT Project is now nearly $2 billion thanks to recent test results and project delays.
SW LRT Updates
The Metropolitan Council is hosting open houses April 2 and April 8 at Dunwoody College of Technology, 818 Dunwoody Blvd., to give people a chance to share thoughts on proposed designs for the Minneapolis Southwest LRT stations
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board narrowly passed a tentative agreement with Metropolitan Council Wednesday that includes dropping a tunnel option in favor of a bridge over the Kenilworth Channel for the Southwest Light Rail Transit Project.
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and Metropolitan Council announced a tentative agreement Friday regarding the Southwest Light Rail Transit line's crossing of Kenilworth Channel.
KENWOOD — Two Minneapolis neighborhoods along the proposed Southwest Light Rail Transit route want the Metropolitan Council to take responsibility if homes are damaged during construction of the nearly $1.7-billion transit project.
Under pressure to step out of the way, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board instead pushed ahead with its independent study of tunneling options for the Southwest Light Rail Transit line in January.
The Minneapolis Park Board passed a resolution Nov.19 to move forward with a study on an alternative option for the Southwest Light Rail Transit Project.
A Minneapolis citizens’ group suing to halt work on the $1.65-billion Southwest Light Rail Transit line until an environmental review is complete on Monday asked a federal judge to forgo a trial and rule on the case immediately.
A divided Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board voted Oct. 1 to spend up to $500,000 studying a tunnel beneath the Kenilworth Channel to carry light rail trains.
A second legal challenge to the Southwest Light Rail Transit project could come from the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.