Wayzata considers options for realignment of busy intersection 

Members of the community were invited to Wayzata City Hall to take a look at two options for a project that would realign the heavily used intersection of Wayzata and Superior boulevards. (Sun Sailor staff photo by Jason Jenkins)

Members of the community were invited Jan. 31 to Wayzata City Hall to take a look at two options for a project that would realign a heavily used intersection in the city.

As a result of traffic studies completed throughout 2005-2015, the intersection at Superior and Wayzata boulevards was identified as needing to be improved, Wayzata City Engineer Mike Kelly said. The city’s comprehensive plan for 2030 also noted the realignment of the busy intersection as an essential transportation improvement project for Wayzata.

While the studies indicate that traffic volume has not significantly changed in the past 10 years, Kelly said, an increase in downtown development of multi-unit housing is expected to increase traffic at the intersection by around 10 percent by 2025.

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