Highway 100 – Video of the southbound lanes before construction

January 12, 2015

I’ve put together a video of what it was like to drive the southbound lanes of Highway 100 in the fall of 2014, just before the impending removal of four historic bridges that mark what was once the first freeway in Minnesota. These bridges are being removed as part of a current construction project that […]


Final Surviving Remnants of the Original Lilac Way in St Louis Park

September 14, 2014

In the fall of 2014, MnDOT will begin reconstructing Highway 100 in St. Louis Park Park in the vicinity of Highway 7 and Minnetonka Boulevard. This will bring an end to the existence of the only portion of the original “Lilac Way” or “Beltline Highway” constructed by relief labor in ┬áthe 1930’s that has managed […]