Committee weighs in on Grand reconstruction

Public comments are being sought on a plan to add new pavement, sidewalks, streetlights and underground utilities on Grand Avenue between Snelling and Fairview avenues. The estimated $7 million project is scheduled to start in 2024. The stretch of Grand…

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Saint Paul sheds light on growing cost of copper wire thefts

The theft of copper wire from light poles on Saint Paul’s streets and in parks cost the city more than $300,000 in 2021 and is likely to top that total in 2022. City Council members heard an update on April…

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Reconstruction will transform look of Prior Ave. north of I-94

A quarter-mile of Prior Avenue just north of I-94 will be reconstructed in 2022. The section between Gilbert and University avenues will be largely closed to traffic from June to November as the Saint Paul Department of Public Works gives…

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