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Hopkins group wants leaders ousted over traffic

Apr 29, 2017 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

A group of Hopkins residents, fed up with rogue motorists cutting through neighborhoods to bypass the official Hwy. 169 detour, has launched an effort to oust the mayor and four City Council members, claiming they have not done enough to address the problem.

Traffic levels have soared exponentially on 11th Avenue, Smetana Road and residential streets in the southern part of the city since the Minnesota Department of Transportation closed the Nine Mile Creek bridge on Hwy. 169 in January, d...