The Third Avenue Bridge will fully close to traffic in January 2021 through November 2022. Motorists, transit riders, and people walking and bicycling will need to use alternate routes across the river during this time.
Curious about the work that’s being done and the detour routes to get you around construction? Visit the project webpage to learn more about the schedule, impacts to your commute, rehabilitation and preservation efforts, and what the bridge will look like when the work is done.
Want to talk with the team?
Live virtual meetings are being planned for Thu, Nov. 12 and Tue, Nov. 17. Visit the Meetings page for more information then mark your calendar. Email us at [email protected] to submit questions ahead of time.
Road work continues to be a critical service. MnDOT is committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of its employees, contractors and all Minnesotans. Crews continue to follow the guidance of state and federal health officials to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
More about this project
The historic Third Ave. Bridge over the Mississippi River near St. Anthony Falls, which opened in 1918, is in need of significant repairs. The bridge carries Third and Central avenues, which are part of Hwy 65.
Construction began in May 2020 and is anticipated to be complete in August 2023. There will be a full closure of the bridge from January 2021 through November 2022. Motorists, transit riders, and people walking and bicycling will need to use alternative routes across the river during this time. Dates and details will be provided closer to the bridge closure.
Marcy-Holmes Annual Election + General Membership Meeting
October 20, 2020, 6:30 - 8 pm
Online, via Zoom
YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE FOR THIS MEETING
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
This meeting is open to the public, however, only MHNA Members will be able to vote on matters before the association.
Ballots will be distributed online, during the meeting, after nominations have closed.
Welcome, Call to Order, Establish Quorum
Approval of the Agenda
Approval of Minutes from May 19, 2020 General Membership Meeting
Approval of Minutes from August 11, 2020 General Membership Meeting
Election of Officers and Directors - Candidate Guide
Officer candidates introduce themselves (1 minute max. each)
Director candidates introduce themselves (1 minute max. each)
Call for Nominations from the floor
Representatives from the Mpls Police Dept’s 2nd Precinct
(Inspector Todd Loining; CPS Nick Juarez)
Local Elected Officials
Sen. Kari Dziedzic | Council Member Steve Fletcher | School Board Dir. Jenny Arneson
Multimodal improvement project Introduction: East Hennepin Ave / 1st Ave NE
(Bolton & Menk; Hennepin County; City of Minneapolis)
Traffic Calming and Pedestrian Safety Program ($25,000)
Environmental and Greening Programming ($10,000)
Community Engagement ($10,000)
Staffing / Additional Programming Implementation ($54,000)
Election Results (if available near the time of adjournment)
MHNA meetings are open to the public and handicap accessible. If you need any special accommodations contact the MHNA office 5 business days in advance of the meeting.
Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Association | [email protected] | 612.623.7633
MARCY-HOLMES NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION'S
NRP PLAN MODIFICATION VOTE
Where: MHNA Annual Election / Membership Meeting
Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 6:30 pm
Location: Online, via Zoom
This meeting is open to the public, but you must Register in advance to attend. Only MHNA members are eligible to vote on this plan modification. To learn about criteria for membership (always free), please visit here.
Registration will also allow you to participate in our voting process for electing a new board of directors.
The MHNA Membership will be considering four updates to our Neighborhood Revitalization Plan (NRP) and voting on them at our October 20, 2020 General Membership meeting. These four updates would create four new priorities under our current contract with the City of Minneapolis.
The creation of a new priority (or set of priorities), as well as any reallocation of funds for new priorities, requires a broad, substantial notice to the community 21 days in advance of any potential vote. This email only serves as a portion of the broad outreach we are engaging in to notify the public.
All MHNA members are encouraged to attend the October membership meeting and vote. Questions can be directed to Chris Lautenschlager, MHNA Executive Director.
Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Association
NRP Phase II Plan Modification Request
Neighborhood Vote: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
1) Traffic Calming and Pedestrian Safety Program
Concept: Work with partners to calm traffic and make Marcy-Holmes safer for pedestrians and bicyclists.
Amount Requested: $25,000
Source: NRP Phase II 1.1.C.6 – Rental to Ownership Conversion Incentives ($25,000)
- Support improvements or replacements to neighborhood street signage.
- Support traffic calming / pedestrian crossing improvements along major streets and critical intersections, e.g. diverters, signage, crosswalk striping.
- Support bicycling improvements, e.g. service stations, bike storage facilities.
- Program Design and Implementation
2) Environmental and Greening Programming
Concept: Promote sustainability and environmental stewardship throughout Marcy-Holmes with community initiatives designed to promote pollinator-friendly and native plantings, community gardens, green space, tree planting, boulevard plantings, and organics recycling in the neighborhood.
Amount Requested: $10,000
Source: NRP Phase II 1.1.A.4 – Supplemental Exterior Inspections ($6600); NRP Phase II 4.1.A – Additional Police Patrols ($3400)
- Greening programming and supplies, e.g. Adopt-a-Street, Adopt-a-Drain, Adopt-a-Tree, 5th Street Gardens, and 8th Street Garden care events.
- Program Design and Implementation
3) Community Engagement
Concept: Reach out to and engage community members through year-round events, programs and communications.
Amount Requested: $10,000
Source: NRP Phase II 1.1.A.4 – Supplemental Exterior Inspections ($5400); NRP Phase II 1.1.B.5 Historic Preservation Planning Assistance ($600); NRP Phase II 4.1.A – Additional Police Patrols ($4000)
- Neighborhood Communications: Postcard mailings (printing/postage), digital communications and website.
- Communications planning
4) Staffing / Additional Program Implementation
Concept: Maintain staff positions to support the MHNA’s work in implementing programs, coordinating communications, volunteers and community outreach, and maintaining accurate and up-to-date financials.
Amount Requested: $54,000
Source: NRP Phase II 1.1.A.2 – Rental Housing Improvements ($17,100); NRP Phase II 1.1.B.5 Historic Preservation Planning Assistance ($12,900); NRP Phase II 1.1.C.6 – Rental to Ownership Conversion Incentives ($24,000)
- Coordination for MHNA’s programs, events, communications, volunteer coordination and outreach.