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Bloomington Progressive Issues Forum

I35W Bridge over the Minnesota River

Bloomington Progressive Issues Forum

Tuesday, August 28             5:30 p.m.

Davanni's Pizza, 8605 Lyndale Avenue S., Bloomington, MN

Karl KeelFor August, City of Bloomington Public Works Director Karl Keel will speak at 6 p.m. about the upcoming I-35W-Minnesota River bridge project between Bloomington and Burnsville.   The local project is part of the ongoing extended repair and upgrade of I-35W as it runs through the Twin Cities metro area. 

Enjoy a Davanni's pizza, spaghetti, lasagna, hoagie or salad and conversation with fellow residents of Bloomington, Richfield, and east Edina before Karl Keel's presentation. 

We meet in the private room in the back of the restaurant.

We look forward to having you join us.

Host:  Addie Mattson, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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