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Oct. 12, 2012



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Segment of southbound Hwy 77 reducing to a single lane
Crews to conduct joint repair at Minnesota River

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Traffic will be reduced to a single lane on southbound Hwy 77 at the south end of  the Minnesota River Bridge at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 as crews repair expansion joints.

The road is expected to be open to two lanes by 7 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19.

In addition, the right lane of northbound Hwy 77 will close at the Minnesota River Bridge at 9 a.m. Tuesday Oct. 16 for joint repair as well.

Northbound 77 is expected to reopen by 10 p.m. that day.

Southbound motorists are advised to seek alternate routes to avoid delays.

All work is weather permitting and could change for inclement weather.

The work is part of the five-mile long Hwy 77 Better Roads project  When complete, the project will result in a smoother ride and improved drainage and guardrail in the area.

To sign up for the project’s Email updates or for more information, visit the project’s website at

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