Phase II Starting 2023
The City of New Brighton and Ramsey County are planning to improve Old Highway 8 from County Road D to 5th Street NW. The proposed improvements include converting Old Highway 8 to a 3-lane roadway, rehabilitating the existing pavement, and constructing a multi-use trail to provide pedestrian and bike connectivity throughout the corridor. The proposed improvements are intended to update the corridor to reflect current traffic volumes and implement the recommendation of Ramsey County’s 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Study. Learn more about the study, which was completed in 2020 at www.ramseycounty.us/4to3conversions. Project benefits include improved road safety, improved pavement conditions, and better accommodations for pedestrians and bicyclists. In addition to the Old Highway 8 improvements, 8th Avenue NW will be extended approximately 500 feet to 5th Street NW.
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Phase I Completed 2021
Director of DCAD