July 2014 Safety Report
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In the past week, the Minneapolis Police Department’s Fifth Precinct has had 12 reported garage burglaries, and unfortunately 11 out of 12 of them were because the garages were left open, or the service door was unlocked. The main items that have been stolen have been bicycles, but also money from unlocked vehicles, tools, and other miscellaneous items.
Please Always Remember to Lock Your Doors!
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If you’re traveling on Hwy 62 between France Avenue and Penn Avenue you may encounter overnight lane closures in both directions beginning Monday, June 23. The closures will run through the end of the week.
The intermittent lane closures will run from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. as crews hang overhead signs and continue work on the Xerxes Avenue bridge.
The Xerxes Avenue bridge is scheduled to reopen in early July.
A road reconstruction project on Penn Ave from 50th to 54th St. is expected to begin in May. To stay updated on the schedule and progress, please check the project Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/#!/PennAvenueSouth
We encourage Facebook members to “Like” the page to follow along with the construction progress.
Xerxes Avenue Construction Projects 2014
Project 1. Xerxes Avenue Bridge Reconstruction
Managed by: MN DOT
Start Date: April 7, 2014
Estimated Completion Date: July, 2014
Summary of work: Remove and replace the bridge decks, panels and approaches; Replace bridge rails;
Upgrade pedestrian crossings at ramp intersections to meet modern accessibility standards
Public meeting(s): None