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June 10, 2011

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Road preservation project slated for area highways

 

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Motorists should plan for traffic restrictions and lane closures on area highways as crews complete preventive maintenance seal coating projects to extend the life of the pavement surface on Hwys 23 and 70 in Stearns and Kanabec Counties on Wednesday, June 15.

 

The highway segments scheduled for the preventative maintenance include:

 

During the work, a pilot car and flaggers will control traffic, and motorists should plan for daily lane closures in the area where crews are working.  Drivers are urged to slow down and be alert for loose gravel and oil spraying in these areas. Crews will be working during daylight hours between sunrise and sunset.  

 

Update: July 26 - Permanent roadway striping and signing to be done by mid August. All other work on this project is complete.

 

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