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March 6, 2012

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Minnesota Department of Transportation
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Roseville, MN 55113

 

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Southbound Hwy 169 lane closures occur March 6

 

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists in Edina and Bloomington will encounter alternating lane closures on southbound Hwy 169 between Valley View Road and Interstate 494 beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 6.

 

All lanes of Hwy 169 will reopen by 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, March 7.

 

Part of the Hwy 169/I-494 interchange reconstruction project, the closure is necessary as crews reroute traffic to the west side of the highway.

 

The Hwy 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 Hwy 169/I-494 interchange reconstruction project, call the Hwy 169/I-494 Project hotline at 1-877-563-4768, e-mail Hwy169-I494@rranow.com or visit http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/169/.

 

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.

 

 

 

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