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April 27, 2012




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


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Hwy 5 project in Victoria begins April 30

Lane closures at County Road 41


(Roseville, Minn.) – Motorists travelling near the Highway 5/41 intersection in Victoria and Chanhassen may encounter delays as two turn lanes at the intersection are closed for reconstruction beginning Monday, April 30.

The right-turn lane from westbound Highway 5 to northbound Highway 41 will be closed on weekdays from 12:01 a.m. Mondays through 11:59 p.m. Fridays. The turn lane will reopen by Tuesday, May 15. A signed detour will direct motorists to northbound County Road 13/Rolling Acres Road to eastbound Highway 7 and back to Highway 41.

The right-turn lane from northbound Highway 41 to eastbound Highway 5 will close at 12:01 a.m. Monday, April 30 and will reopen by Tuesday, May 15. A signed detour will direct motorists along County Road 18/Lyman Boulevard and County Road 117/Galpin Boulevard.

The work is part of a larger project to improve Hwy 5 between Victoria and Chanhassen. To sign up for the project’s Email Updates or for more information visit the project’s web site at

All residences and businesses will remain accessible during the project.

When complete the project will result in a smoother ride, reconstruct a section of Hwy 5 prone to sinking and heaving, improve pedestrian and trail facilities and improve the overall efficiency of Hwy 5.

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