The move to convert Hennepin and First Avenue is upon us. Crews are preparing for an invasion of downtown. Paint will fly, lanes markers will grow and a cycle-track will be a reality. But do yourselves a favor this weekend, cyclists, and try to avoid it. Construction workers are a surly bunch, and not so kind to cyclists wandering around them while they work.
Jeff Frett, a man who's not afraid to double up his consonants, has the word from KSTP: