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August 20, 2011
The Highway 34 project is coming to an end, likely on time. Alexandria-based general contractor, Central Specialties, Inc., will earn a $120,000 bonus for completing the work on or before Sept. 1. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Highway 34 project on track for Sept. 1 opening
August 20, 2011 - 1:00pm
Assistant mayor Sue Tomte, left, and Park Rapids Mayor Nancy Carroll presided over the ribbon cutting on Main Avenue. The party celebrated a collective sense of accomplishment by business and community leaders. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
MAIN AVENUE FILLED WITH MUSIC, DANCE
August 20, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 17, 2011
Bluegrass group Monroe Crossing will perform at the Main Avenue reopening celebration Aug. 18. From left are Benji Flaming, banjo, Matt Thompson, mandolin, Lisa Fuglie, fiddle, Derek Johnson, guitar, and Mark Anderson, bass. (Submitted photo)
Celebrate the reopening Park Rapids' Main Avenue
August 17, 2011 - 1:00pm
Crews from Cumber Construction excavated a poorly filled spot on County Road 40 Monday. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
County Road 40 buckles under pressure, bad fill
August 17, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 13, 2011
Condemnation hearing on County 37 continued to settle with landowners
August 13, 2011 - 1:00pm
All the road signs and the detour will be gone by Sept. 1, highway officials assure the public. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Highway 34 work progresses as crews race to finish Sept. 1
August 13, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 10, 2011
Bluegrass group Monroe Crossing will perform at the Main Avenue reopening celebration Aug. 18. From left are Benji Flaming, banjo, Matt Thompson, mandolin, Lisa Fuglie, fiddle, Derek Johnson, guitar, and Mark Anderson, bass. (Submitted photo)
Downtown celebration to feature day of music
August 10, 2011 - 1:00pm
August 6, 2011
Numerous crews are working up and down the stretch of highway between Dorset Corner and Akeley. This crew was outside Nevis extracting shoulder material for re-use. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Highway work raising ire of residents
August 6, 2011 - 1:00pm
July 30, 2011
Crews from Central Specialties, Inc., grade a mountain of sand to place water pipes underneath Highway 34 just east of Nevis' main intersection. The work is causing headaches for motorists and business as CSI attempts to finish the project on the original deadline date. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Highway 34 project is back on track
July 30, 2011 - 1:00pm
July 27, 2011
Crews began working on the final layer of bituminous on Second Street in Park Rapids Tuesday morning. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Final layer of bituminous placed downtown this week
July 27, 2011 - 1:00pm
July 23, 2011
A detour sign sits at the corner of County 11 and Highway 34. Work goes on in the background. The detour is 30 miles long from the Dorset Corner south and east to Akeley. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Highway 34 construction resumes between Akeley, Nevis after hiatus
July 23, 2011 - 1:00pm
Bluegrass group Monroe Crossing will perform at the Main Avenue reopening celebration Aug. 18. From left are Benji Flaming, banjo, Matt Thompson, mandolin, Lisa Fuglie, fiddle, Derek Johnson, guitar, and Mark Anderson, bass. (Submitted photo)
Downtown road work will conclude with community celebration on Main Aug. 18
July 23, 2011 - 1:00pm
July 21, 2011
A crew from Geyer Signal of St. Cloud began placing detour signs at the Dorset Corner Thursday morning. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Highway 34 work resumes today with detour from Dorset to Akeley
July 21, 2011 - 8:12am
Photo by Brian Hansel Members of JR Construction assess storm damage to a 60-by-112 foot steel building on the Wadena County Fairgrounds Tuesday morning. The building project was just two days away from completion when it was destroyed.
Workers escape Wadena, Minn., fairgrounds building blown down in Tuesday morning storm; building first demolished in 2010 tornado
July 21, 2011 - 7:36am
July 20, 2011
Construction work continues in downtown Park Rapids with crews completing storm sewer on south Main Avenue and 7th Street. Underground work was expected to be completed by the middle of this week. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Work continues along Main Avenue
July 20, 2011 - 1:00pm
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