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Lake Harriet Trail Construction Update

West Lake Harriet Parkway expected to reopen to motorized traffic between 42nd and 44th Streets on July 12 Trail construction continues at Lake Harriet as part of the Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Trail and Access Improvements project.  New Project Impacts (expected to begin July 12) The improved bike and pedestrian connection between Minnehaha Parkway Trail and […]

Petition to restore the Dakota name Bde Maka Ska to Lake Calhoun now available

Next step in process to change lake name requires at least 15 registered Hennepin County voters to sign petition The Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Master Plan is a 25-year vision for Lake Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska, Lake Harriet and the surrounding parkland that was approved by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) on May 3, 2017.  […]

Lake Harriet Trail Construction Update

Trail construction continues at Lake Harriet as part of the Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Trail and Access Improvements project. New Project Impacts: West Lake Harriet Parkway will be closed to motorized vehicles between 42nd and 44th Streets, just south of the Lake Harriet Bandshell. The closure will last until mid-July. Bicycle traffic will be detoured onto […]

Lake Harriet Trail Construction Update

Shared-Use trail in effect on west side of Lake Harriet through June Trail construction has begun at Lake Harriet as part of the Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Trail and Access Improvements project. Lake Harriet Parkway is closed to vehicles at West Minnehaha Parkway and detour signs are posted.  The pedestrian trail on the west side of […]

Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Trail and Access Improvements Update

Project includes rehabilitated pedestrian and bike trail and new ADA-compliant pedestrian ramps around both lakes Construction begins soon on the Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Trail and Access Improvements project. After Memorial Day, trail users may notice workers mobilizing equipment around both Lake Harriet and Lake Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska. Trail work will start near southeast Harriet, where […]

Public hearing for Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Master Plan set for April 19

A public hearing for the Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Master Plan is scheduled April 19, 6:30 pm in the Board Room at Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) headquarters, 2117 West River Road. Any interested community members are invited to attend and comment on the Master Plan, which creates a 25-year vision for Lake Calhoun/Bde Maka […]

One week left to review and comment on Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Master Plan!

Comment on long-term plan for Lake Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska, Lake Harriet and surrounding parkland by March 4 This is the last week for the public to comment on a draft of the Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Master Plan. This document will create a 25-year vision for Lake Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska, Lake Harriet, and surrounding parkland within […]

Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Trail and Access Improvements Update

Project includes rehab of 1.3 miles of pedestrian trail, 2.0 miles of bike trail, 50 ADA-compliant pedestrian ramps The Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Trail and Access Improvements project is in the final stages of design, with construction anticipated for Summer/Fall 2017. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) plans to maintain complete trail loops around both […]

See the December 21, 2016 Study Report

On December 21, 2016, staff presented a Study Report on the progress of the Calhoun/Bde Maka Ska-Harriet Trail and Access Improvements project. See the Study Report [PDF].

Public comment period for Calhoun-Harriet Master Plan opens soon

The design team has been preparing the draft document for the Calhoun-Harriet Master Plan since the last meeting of the appointed Community Advisory Committee on May 10, 2016. When the draft is complete, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Commissioners will open a 45-day public comment period, anticipated on Jan. 18, 2017.  The public will be […]