Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The festival will take place this weekend on Feb. 2 and 3.
**Information provided by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. As Theodore Wirth Park hosts the City of Lakes Loppet Cross-Country Ski Festival this weekend (Feb. 2–3), access to the park will be limited at times and some operating hours will differ as noted below: Saturday, Feb. 2 Wirth Winter Recreation Area will be open under regular hours. Ski rentals for the Luminary Loppet will be available at the Par 3 building after 2 p.m. for $22 + tax. Sunday, Feb. 3 Theodore Wirth Parkway will be closed to traffic from Olson Memorial Highway (Hwy. 55) to the Wirth Chalet from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Access from Plymouth Avenue and Golden Valley Road will be maintained during that time.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Keep these closures in mind on Sunday, Feb. 3.
Thursday, January 24
The following segments of Theodore Wirth Parkway will be closed Sunday, Feb. 3 during the City of Lakes Loppet Cross-Country Ski Festival: **Information provided by the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board.
Monday, January 21, 2013
The off-ramp to Country Club Drive will shut down due to a sewer lining project.
**Information Provided by the City of Golden Valley. The westbound off-ramp from Highway 55 to Country Club Drive will close periodically Tuesday, Jan. 29, while work continues on the MCES sanitary sewer lining project. Each closure will likely last 30 minutes and will happen throughout the work day. Signing and traffic control will notify vehicles of these closures, which have been approved by MnDOT and will happen during non-peak traffic hours. Vehicles may access Country Club Drive businesses further to the west using the Kelly Drive or Rhode Island Avenue off-ramps. For more information, contact Mitchell Hoeft, Golden Valley Public Works, at 763-593-3961.