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News Release
March 7, 2012




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


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Update: I-35W/3rd Street ramp closure rescheduled for March 8
Work has been rescheduled due to inclement weather


ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Minneapolis motorists may encounter delays and a detour as the ramp from northbound I-35W to S. 3rd Street closes Thursday, March 8.


The ramp will be closed from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. During the closure motorists will be detoured to Washington Avenue, Chicago Avenue and back to S. 3rd Street.


The closure is needed as crews complete overhead bridge railing concrete work as part of the Central Corridor Light Rail construction project. The work was previously scheduled for March 7 but has been rescheduled due to inclement weather.


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