The dark line tracks the proposed sound wall’s path from Ardan Park to County Road I. Construction of the proposed $3 million wall could help protect more than 500 area residents from highway-related noise, debris and emissions. (Image via Google Maps)
Residents in northeastern Mounds View, dogged by highway noise and car emissions emanating from Highway 10 and Interstate 35W, have long clamored for a highway sound wall to be built in the area. Relief may be in sight.
Work on Hansen Pond will replace the current city-built dam with a new, taller structure. RCWD said water levels would have to rise more than 4 feet to crest the new dam. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
$4.8 million plan goes for water quality and flood mitigation
Plans to drain and dredge the Hansen Park Pond in New Brighton are moving forward, the results of which will create the city's newest island, through improved area water quality and flood mitigation is the aim.
From left, Nathon Bailey, Judy and Jim Phillips, with other family and friends, speak to the media following Lyle “Ty” Hoffman’s sentencing for the killing of Kelly L. Phillips. Said Jim Phillips, “Our part in this is over, for the most part ... We’re just happy to be able to put this aside a little bit and maybe live a normal life.” (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Lyle “Ty” Hoffman
Ramsey County District Court Judge George Stephenson sentenced Lyle "Ty" Hoffman to 25 1/2 years in prison on March 17 for the Aug. 11, 2014, shooting and killing of Kelly L. Phillips at an Arden Hills gas station.
The Rice Street Bridge over Interstate-694 seen from the east during non-peak traffic times. During rush hours, city officials say, traffic on the bridge backs up onto the interstate. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)
A large and looming roadway reconstruction project on the Interstate-694 corridor has area mayors wondering, “What about the Rice Street bridge?”
With the temperatures in the mid 60’s, folks enjoyed the beach at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton on March 14. Ice is still on the lake, but the shore is thawing fast — better get those shorts and sandals ready! (Linda E.