Wooddale Ave. Closure - Southwest LRT Construction Update (4/22/2020)

The METRO Green Line Extension (Southwest LRT or SWLRT) will operate on a route from downtown Minneapolis through the communities of St. Louis Park, Hopkins, Minnetonka, and Eden Prairie. The line will include 16 new stations, including one at Wooddale Avenue in St. Louis Park.

Beginning Week of May 4 - Wooddale Avenue Closure
A full closure of Wooddale Avenue has been rescheduled for the week of May 4, for approximately 30 days. During this closure, Wooddale Avenue South will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic south of the Highway 7 Frontage Road. The closure is required to allow the contractor to complete the construction of the underpass for the South Cedar Lake regional trail, as well as retaining walls, construction of the new freight line and to rebuild the roadway and sidewalks. 

Alternate Routes
Northbound Detour: take West 36th St. to Beltline Boulevard, take Highway 7 West, exit on Wooddale Avenue South
Southbound Detour: take Highway 7 East to Highway 100 South, take the West 36th Street exit then proceed to Wooddale Avenue South

As construction continues on this station, we will do our best to keep you updated on construction that may impede your ability to get to our facility. More updates and information about the Southwest Light Rail Transit can be found online at swlrt.org.

Find a pdf of this information online here.