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Daniel Elias

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Trail Construction Update

Bde Maka Ska Trail Update Construction is now 95% complete with only minor railing installation scheduled this fall on the northeast side of Bde Maka Ska near the Lake Street Bridge. It will take a bit longer for new turf to reestablish after construction, so please try to stay off new grass. The World War […]

New plaza now open next to Lake Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska WWI Memorial

Customized brick pavers available for purchase through People for Parks at new plaza near World War I Memorial The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is excited to announce that a new permeable paver plaza next to the World War I Mast Memorial at the northeast end of Lake Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska is complete. People […]

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Project Milestones

Fall 2016-Winter 2017

  • Design

Spring 2017-Fall 2017

  • Construction

Project History

This project will implement short term priority projects identified during the Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Master Plan and Improvements project. Visit the Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Master Plan and Improvements project page for more information about the project history.

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Community Engagement Plan

Community Engagement Plan [PDF]

Past Meetings

November 9, 2016 – Open House #2 Graphics

October 4, 2016 – Open House #1 Graphics

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A majority of funding comes from the Metropolitan Council’s Parks and Trails Fund. From the 2015 fund, $700,000 is available for planning and implementation. 2015 funds must be used by July 1, 2017. From the 2016 fund, $2.679 million is the amount available for implementation. 2016 funds must be used by July 1, 2018. An additional $360,000 is allocated from the Regional Park Operations and Maintenance Fund for a total project budget of $3,739,000.

This funding is utilized for the Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Master Plan, the William Berry Parkway Trail Improvements, the Cloudman Memorial and the Calhoun-Harriet Trail and Access Improvements project.

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Park History

Park Histories [PDF]