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News Release
Dec. 13, 2012



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


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Hwy 169 daytime lane closures scheduled


ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Motorists in Edina, Eden Prairie and Bloomington may experience possible delays as lane closures continue both directions of Highway 169 between Valley View Road and Anderson Lakes Parkway beginning Friday, December 14.


Beginning at 10 a.m., a lane closures will occur in both directions of Highway 169. 


In addition, the left lane of southbound Hwy 169 will close at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17 and Tuesday, Dec. 18


All lanes of Highway 169 will reopen by 3 p.m. each day of the closures Dec. 14, 17 and 18.


The closures are necessary as crews continue guardrail installation along the freeway and paint the roadway. 


The Highway 169/I-494 interchange reconstruction project includes turning the current expressway into a freeway by rebuilding the interchange with six ramps instead of eight. The performance-based design removes traffic signals, reduces congestion and improves safety.


For more information on the Highway 169/I-494 interchange reconstruction project, call the Highway 169/I-494 Project hotline at 1-877-563-4768, e-mail or visit


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