Portion of Golf Course Drive closes Monday
BAXTER — A portion of Golf Course Drive from Highway 210 to Excelsior Road is set to close Monday, April 13, with reconstruction on the docket.
Planned for the stretch of road is a 36-foot-wide two-lane section with 7-foot bike lanes and 11-foot through lanes, as well as a 3-foot subcut for soil corrections. The total cost of the project is expected to be $325,639. Of that total, the city of Baxter will spend $140,775.13 and property owners will pay $184,864.48 at $116.92 per linear foot via special assessments.
In the same area, plans call for a new trail connecting the intersection of Highway 210 and Golf Course Drive. The new trail will be routed around the current Kohl’s site through right of way provided by the Minnesota Department of Transportation.