By rebuilding the road to match modern realities, the county has a chance to make it suitable for downtown Minneapolis.
If state can't find a solution, federal courts will likely step in.
If lakes are protected, the advantages for Minneapolis are clear.
There are plenty of strategies ready to be moved from talk to action.
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