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City of Newport to Break Ground on New City Hall and Public Safety Building

NEWPORT, MINNESOTA, July 7, 2021 — The media and public are invited to join the City of Newport and project team as they break ground on the construction of a new combined City Hall, Fire Hall and Law Enforcement Center located at 2060 1st Avenue, Newport, Minnesota 55055 (on the southside of 21st Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues). The groundbreaking ceremony will take place at the project site on Thursday, July 15 at 3:30pm.

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Construction is right on schedule for Lester Prairie Schools

“We are in really good hands with H+U construction and Paul, who has been doing this for 30 years, if I can use the word ‘seasoned’ and has a lot of expertise, he really looked ahead on the project and took really good care of us so we are very fortunate to be in their hands,” Radeke said.

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H+U’s AIMS project featured in Finance & Commerce: St. Paul C-I permit activity soars in June

H+U’s expansion + renovation of Saint Paul Public Schools’ American Indian Magnet School (AIMS) was recently featured in Finance & Commerce as the biggest St. Paul C-I permit, $38 million, issued in June. The project includes a four-story general learning addition, an expanded cafeteria and kitchen, new administrative and event center spaces, improved learning areas, asset preservation, and more.

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Lester Prairie Public Schools Groundbreaking Ceremony

Lester Prairie Public Schools officially broke ground on the addition and renovation project to expand and improve school facilities. The project includes enhanced building safety and security; classroom, kitchen and cafeteria additions; preschool spaces; an industrial technology addition; and additional space for physical education, arts and athletics. The project is full steam ahead with an anticipated completion date of Fall 2021!

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Prior Lake High School’s new activity center opens Aug. 10

H+U’s latest work on the ever-expanding PLHS includes the new activity center, several classroom wing expansions, new cafeteria and kitchen, and various other expansions and updates. The new Laker’s activity center was featured in the Prior Lake American newspaper article below.

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Top Projects of 2018: Adams Spanish Immersion School

Education has changed since 1923. But other than 1973 and 1999 additions, Adams Spanish Immersion School hadn’t. So a complete renovation and addition to the St. Paul school was completed in 2018. The renovation, especially a wide stair in the entrance, brought light and space into the building and added 31,000 square feet. “Adams had the smallest amount of learning space per student anywhere in the district,” says Thomas Parent, facilities director for Saint Paul Public Schools.

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City leaders break ground on Water Works project in downtown Minneapolis

Even though construction has been underway for a month, city leaders officially broke ground Wednesday on the expansion of Mill Ruins Park adjacent to downtown Minneapolis. The Water Works project, as it’s being called, will transform the riverfront near the Stone Arch Bridge to include a new pavilion, restaurant and plaza.

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‘Sioux Chef’ eatery, historic mills to anchor new Mpls. riverfront project

Some of Minneapolis’s oldest grain mills will get a new lease on life as construction kicks off on a riverside park pavilion, the latest step in the city’s ongoing riverfront development. The $30 million, 5-acre Water Works project will sit just upstream Avenue. Plans include a two-story pavilion with a restaurant, public lounge and meeting room.

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