The stoplights are officially working at the intersection of County Road 116 and Hackamore Road in Medina and Corcoran. This has been a dangerous intersection for years and given the increase in traffic from commuters in the northern suburbs, it has become increasingly difficult for locals to cross this intersection. Hennepin County installed the new lights a few weeks ago and repainted the roadway. Below are some pictures of the intersection with the new lights.
Many citizens were involved in helping affect the change that occurred here. The effort was spearheaded by Mark Osmanski and several others helped including Deb Engebretson, Kristin Toste, Dr. Mike Mrosak and Peter Hayden. We believe lives will be saved because of these lights at this highly traveled intersection.
Several public service officials had their hands in making this work as well. First of all a big thanks to Jim Grube, Director of Hennepin County’s Transportation Department. Jeff Johnson, Hennepin County Commissioner, Tom Crosby, Mayor of Medina, MN and Ken Guenther, Mayor Corcoran lent their support for the project. Thank you.
Below are a few pictures of what the intersection now looks like!
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