Tag: Minneapolis

Construction Processes, Financial

Minneapolis light rail extension $9.5M over budget, 9 years behind schedule

September 12, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The Southwest Corridor light rail project has encountered numerous delays and cost overruns both before and after construction started in 2019. In response to these challenges, in March 2022 the Minnesota Legislature directed its auditor to review the project. The […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Construction issues linger at $1.1B US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis

February 3, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

General contractor Mortenson Construction, which achieved substantial completion on the project six weeks ahead of schedule in 2016 and also obtained the venue’s certificate of occupancy early, made the following statement: “We are aware the MSFA Board meeting included attorney-client […]

Construction Processes, Design

State DOTs test sealant that could prevent concrete cracking

September 4, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Minneapolis officials have to contend with the damage that freeze-thaw cycles can do its roads — including potholes and cracked expansion joints — and one of the latest approaches it has used to try to extend the life of its […]