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News Release
March 23, 2011




Minnesota Department of Transportation
Metro District
Office of Communications
1500 County Rd B2 West
Roseville, MN 55113


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Update: Hwy 101 in Shakopee now closed to all traffic

Roadway remained open through noon today for emergency vehicles


ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Mn/DOT and the Minnesota State Patrol closed both directions of Highway 101 spanning the Minnesota River in Shakopee at 9 a.m. today.


The roadway remained open to emergency vehicles through approximately 12 noon today but is now closed to emergency vehicles as well.


The suggested detour route for southbound motorists is eastbound Highway 212 to southbound I-494, to southbound Highway 169 to Highway 101. Northbound motorists can reverse the route.


Highway 41 remains open at this time and may be used as a detour. However, Hwy 41 likely may close later today.
Information about a Hwy 41 closure will be issued as soon as a closure date and time is known.


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