Ryan Companies and the city of Saint Paul will begin work on Monday, May 10, on a tunnel under Mississippi River Boulevard (MRB) that will provide a connection for bicyclists and pedestrians between the new Highland Bridge development and Hidden Falls Regional Park.

The project also is expected to rejuvenate Hidden Falls Creek with a steady flow of clean water. The first phase of construction requires a road and trail closure on MRB between Ford Parkway and Magoffin Avenue from May 10 until well into the fall. Those heading southbound on MRB from Ford Parkway will be able to access the Ford Dam scenic overlook and Mississippi River overlook but not Hidden Falls Drive.

To see the designated bicycle, pedestrian and vehicle detour maps and learn more about the project, visit tinyurl.com/f4s6nrx2.


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