Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 6, 2013

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I-94 lane closures between Alexandria and Osakis begin June 10

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Motorists on Interstate 94 between Alexandria and Osakis will encounter intermittent lane closures starting Monday, June 10, weather permitting.

Crews will install a guard structure to prepare for a CapX2020 wire crossing over I-94.

Traffic will reduce to one lane intermittently during installation.

The work will last about one week, weather permitting.

For more information about the CapX2020 project, call 1-866-876-2869 or visit www.capx2020.com.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.

About the CapX2020 Fargo-St. Cloud project
The Alexandria-St. Cloud work is the second phase of the CapX2020 Fargo-St. Cloud 345 kV transmission line project. Starting in May 2013, transmission line crews will erect structures and string conductor (wire) between the Quarry Substation west of St. Cloud and the Alexandria Substation west of Alexandria. The 78-mile segment is expected to be in service in May 2014.  

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