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News Release
February 26, 2012



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


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Hiawatha Avenue (Hwy 55) to reopen by Monday, Feb. 27

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Hwy 55/Hiawatha Avenue between East 26 Street and Lake Street in Minneapolis will reopen to traffic by 5 a.m. Monday, Feb. 27.


The segment of the avenue had been closed since Feb. 20 due to a pair of compromised cables on the Martin Olav Sabo pedestrian bridge that spans the roadway.

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