The sealcoating crews have been out in force in south Minneapolis, and yesterday, it was Hennepin Avenue’s turn to get a layer of black goo topped with gravel. As if that particular road weren’t already exciting enough, it now has clouds of dust, no lane markers, and flying pebbles. Avoidance may be the best strategy, and if I were on a bike (or living in a nearby apartment), I’d be wearing one of those masks more commonly seen on scooter-riders in Taipei. If your day does necessitate some gravel travel, you might as well hold off on the car wash until afterward.
(Photos taken today @ 9:30 a.m.)