New 35W Exit Ramps into Quiet Minneapolis Neighborhood
By Scott Ficek
(RE/MAX Advantage Plus)
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minneapolis Public Works Department are presenting plans to create a new off ramp from I-35W South exiting onto East Hennepin Avenue via either Lincoln Street or Buchanan Street. These ramps are in response to the 35W bridge collapse and are said to be temporary. Buchanan is a narrow neighborhood streets with single family and rental homes. As I have a rental property in this immediate area, I know that there are many children on these blocks that play outside. The additional traffic through this neighborhood will be dangerous. Unfortunately, I am told that despite the city holding "Neighborhood Impact Meetings", they have all but decided to push forward with the plan. I understand that making adjustments and compromises in light o...