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by HuskyGrad
November 21st, 2014, 11:31 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Red Line (Cedar Avenue BRT)
Replies: 463
Views: 57753

Re: Red Line (Cedar Avenue BRT)

Ridership graphic enclosed here:
http://www.mnrides.org/sites/default/fi ... _final.pdf

Looks like the last few reported months have exceed expectation. My guess is due to the new outlet mall.
by HuskyGrad
November 20th, 2014, 2:26 pm
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 119178

Re: Farmers Market Soccer Stadium

If there were public funds from the county they've already stated that the sales tax revenues outpace projections for Target Field. It would take a simple board action to redirect those funds to the Farmers Market area.
by HuskyGrad
November 20th, 2014, 8:28 am
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 119178

Re: Farmers Market Soccer Stadium

see.. mcguire group can't even confirm they are making a presentation .. what's the big secret. that's what annoying to me. lay your cards on the table and quit tap dancing around the topic. is the stadium downtown, bloomington? and the story continues to make the claim glen taylor is part of this ...
by HuskyGrad
November 19th, 2014, 10:53 am
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 119178

Re: Farmers Market Soccer Stadium

Representatives from both bids meetings with MLS officials in New York.
http://www.mlssoccer.com/news/article/2 ... et-thursda
by HuskyGrad
November 18th, 2014, 12:34 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: U.S. Bank Stadium
Replies: 2079
Views: 73875

Re: Minnesota Multi Purpose Stadium

I was told the East truss is supposed to go up this week, it looks like they're moving it around on the Aerial cam.
http://www.mortenson.com/Home/Sports/Pr ... ium/Webcam

Currently being placed.
by HuskyGrad
November 5th, 2014, 3:45 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Green Line LRT
Replies: 1283
Views: 10606

Re: Green Line (Central Corridor LRT)

On that note, does anyone know why its taking such a long time to upgrade all the destination signs? Did they only budget one man-hour a week to the project or what? I would presume it's to be done in their "free time" when they aren't making critical repairs. For reference, I had to take a trip on...
by HuskyGrad
November 4th, 2014, 11:02 am
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 119178

Re: Farmers Market Soccer Stadium

How would that work, exactly? From what I've read, the tax is scheduled to expire in 2037, but the increased tax revenue may speed that up by 5 to 10 years. That means that Target Field bond payments will still consume the ballpark tax until 2027 at the earliest - still 13 years or more away. I bel...
by HuskyGrad
November 3rd, 2014, 3:32 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Green Line LRT
Replies: 1283
Views: 10606

Re: Green Line (Central Corridor LRT)

http://www.startribune.com/local/stpaul/281358701.html A Green Line light rail train was involved in a collision Monday afternoon in St. Paul with a police car, disrupting service, officials said. Metro Transit buses are filling in for trains between Capitol/Rice Street and Raymond Avenue stations, ...
by HuskyGrad
November 3rd, 2014, 3:15 pm
Forum: Greater Minnesota
Topic: Maurices HQ Building - Duluth
Replies: 61
Views: 21240

Re: Maurices HQ Building - Duluth

I tried looking for one and couldn't find it. I apologize for not snapping a few pics of this over the weekend. It seems like they haven't made much progress on the eastern side since twincitizen's August pics. I rarely pay attention to outstate stuff, but might a little more now. I'm disappointed ...
by HuskyGrad
November 3rd, 2014, 10:18 am
Forum: Greater Minnesota
Topic: Maurices HQ Building - Duluth
Replies: 61
Views: 21240

Re: Maurices HQ Building - Duluth

Anybody find a webcam for this one yet?
by HuskyGrad
October 31st, 2014, 11:07 am
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 119178

Re: Farmers Market Soccer Stadium

i wish MLS played their season at the same time as the european leagues. roughly sept to april/may. obviously that would require a roofed stadium here. so it's beneficial for a potential team here that they play a schedule starting in march. 8 acres is enough for a simple soccer facility, similar t...
by HuskyGrad
October 31st, 2014, 9:22 am
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 119178

Re: Farmers Market Soccer Stadium

by HuskyGrad
October 30th, 2014, 2:27 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Hampton Inn & Suites - (19 8th Street North)
Replies: 274
Views: 49138

Re: Hampton Inn & Suites - (19 8th Street North)

One morning earlier this week I talked to a Mortenson guy as I walked by. We were both marveling at the sections of scaffolding coming down. I said it would be great if the skyway opened earlier than expected... He said it won't be open until April. I keep hoping he is wrong. I park in Ramp A and w...
by HuskyGrad
October 25th, 2014, 11:57 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Stadium Parking Ramp Development Site - 25 stories / 294'
Replies: 1054
Views: 137549

Re: Stadium Parking Ramp Air Rights Development

Here's a good animation of constructing a soldier pile and lagging wall. http://youtu.be/Ugv-srxGajc


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by HuskyGrad
October 25th, 2014, 11:42 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Stadium Parking Ramp Development Site - 25 stories / 294'
Replies: 1054
Views: 137549

Stadium Parking Ramp Air Rights Development

Okay but they're I shaped beams in the ground. I was taught that they were just called that. I'm sorry that I don't have more construction experience to tell you exactly what they are but you figured it out right away so who cares? I let you know what was going on at the site so you're welcome. She...
by HuskyGrad
October 24th, 2014, 6:44 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Stadium Parking Ramp Development Site - 25 stories / 294'
Replies: 1054
Views: 137549

Re: Stadium Parking Ramp Air Rights Development

I'm pretty sure I mean pillings. They're I shaped beams going into the ground in an upright fashion
H Pile. You're looking at them from the wrong direction.
by HuskyGrad
October 23rd, 2014, 11:47 am
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Mall of America - Bloomington
Replies: 976
Views: 150129

Re: Mall of America - Bloomington

https://i.imgur.com/6wGa3OG.jpg?1 Considering there are at least 9 (6 existing, one currently being built and 2 proposed hotels within Zone B), I think there's certainly some leeway on this land being used for hospitality. If exclusions can be made, who's the granting entity? In my brief reading th...
by HuskyGrad
October 23rd, 2014, 11:34 am
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Mall of America - Bloomington
Replies: 976
Views: 150129

Re: Mall of America - Bloomington

Grant, Rwy 17/35 opened in 2005. And Met Stadium was where the MOA is now, not this parcel east of 28th Ave which is off the end of the 17/35 Runway Protection Zone. Zone B uses are restricted as follows: Each use must be on a site whose area is not less than 3 acres. Each use must not create, attr...
by HuskyGrad
October 23rd, 2014, 10:49 am
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Mall of America - Bloomington
Replies: 976
Views: 150129

Re: Mall of America - Bloomington

This lot has been rumored for the potential soccer stadium site as well.