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May 14, 2011
The downtown corner inlays will look like this one of Long Lake. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Main Avenue details to be in place by Memorial Day weekend
May 14, 2011 - 1:00pm
November 3, 2010
Crews worked on some of the final cleaning on Park Rapids' Main Avenue Monday afternoon. The project is expected to be completed by the end of the week with the street open to traffic Friday, Nov. 5. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Final cleaning
November 3, 2010 - 1:00pm
October 23, 2010
Main Avenue could be opened to traffic by Friday, Nov. 5
October 23, 2010 - 1:00pm
October 6, 2010
A rain garden has been installed in southwest Park Rapids to help with storm water retention. The garden is located at Lindquist Park. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Southwest utility project ending
October 6, 2010 - 1:00pm
September 11, 2010
Main Avenue construction continues with installation of pipes from 3rd to 5th Streets. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Main Avenue construction continues on schedule
September 11, 2010 - 1:00pm
People interested in watching the progress of construction on Main are invited to check out a live feed webcam at The webcam was purchased with a donation from the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Main Avenue webcam is live
August 11, 2010 - 1:00pm
August 7, 2010
Construction project on schedule; temporary sidewalks to be installed
August 7, 2010 - 1:00pm
August 4, 2010
Crews began work Monday removing asphalt from Main Avenue in Park Rapids. By Tuesday morning they were preparing for curb and sidewalk removal. Customers should use alley entrances for businesses. Signs throughout downtown indicate which entrances customers should use. After sidewalk removal temporary boardwalks will be placed along Main. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Construction begins
August 4, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 5, 2010
City utility work and street improvements to the city's southwest residential area will limit access to the emergency ramp at St. Joseph's Area Health Services starting Monday.
Street construction limits accessibility to St. Joseph's Emergency Department
June 5, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 2, 2010
A water leak in front of RiverBend on Main Avenue had city crews excavating the street to access the shut off valve on the water main. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Main Avenue water leak necessitates excavation downtown
June 2, 2010 - 11:48am
January 13, 2010
Park Rapids City Council recommends downtown streetscapes to engineer
January 13, 2010 - 8:28am
January 9, 2010
A steering committee will make recommendations for Main Avenue, including trash cans on corner nodes, to the city council on Tuesday. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Steering committee decides on Main streetscapes
January 9, 2010 - 1:00pm
December 19, 2009
Chamber director Katie Magozzi, with the help of Santa, reveals Parker at the Jingle Bells gala Thursday. He was a present from the North Pole. (Riham Feshir / Enterprise)
Parker introduced as mascot to lighten up Main Avenue project
December 19, 2009 - 1:00pm
October 14, 2009
Curb and gutter work has been completed on the Hubbard County 7 bridge near Zorbaz pizzeria. This week crews will begin paving the main lines to the bridge deck and laying turf. The bridge will be open later this fall. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Zorbaz bridge
October 14, 2009 - 1:00pm
August 29, 2009
The parking lot of Zorbaz was full Wednesday night despite a detour and bridge work just outside. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
County Road 7 bridge work brings opportunity to adjacent business, grading delays due to permit issues
August 29, 2009 - 1:00pm