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News Release
Oct. 2, 2012



MnDOT Metro District
Office of Communications
1500 County Rd B2 West
Roseville, MN 55113


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Overnight lane closures to occur on I-94/I-35E Oct. 2-4
Restrictions will occur in downtown St. Paul for Central Corridor Light Rail construction


ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists will experience delays on both directions of I-94/I-35E in the downtown St. Paul commons area as overnight lane and ramp closures take place this week.


The right lanes and shoulder of westbound and eastbound I-94 will close at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2.   At the same time, the ramps from northbound and southbound I-35E to eastbound and westbound I-94 will close.


The left lanes of westbound and eastbound I-94 will close at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3.  The right lane of northbound and southbound 35E will also close.


The left lane and shoulder of northbound and southbound I-35E will close at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4.


During the ramp closures, motorists are advised to use alternate routes to access I-94.


The lanes and ramps will reopen by 6 a.m. each day.


The lane closures are needed for continued work on the Cedar Street Bridge as part of the Central Corridor Light Rail Transit (CCLRT) construction.


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