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This drawing shows how Broadway is expected to look, between 6th and 7th Avenue, after a reconstruction project next summer. The street will be slightly narrower and include new features such as wider sidewalks, plantings and safer pedestrian crossings. (Contributed drawing from Widseth Smith Nolting)

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The main artery running through the heart of Alexandria will be under construction next summer.

Here’s a chance to find out more.


The city of Alexandria will host an open house, “Redesigning Alexandria’s Downtown – the Broadway Reconstruction Project,” this Thursday, October 24.

It will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Works.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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