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News Release
April 30, 2012




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


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Short-term Maryland Avenue Bridge closure takes place May 4
Day-long closure needed to install water main


ROSEVILLE, Minn. – St. Paul motorists will experience delays as the Maryland Avenue Bridge spanning I-35E closes at 9 p.m. Friday, May 4.

The closure is necessary as crews install a water main crossing beneath Maryland Avenue. Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour during the closure.

Maryland Avenue will reopen to traffic by 9 p.m. Saturday, May 5.


This work is in preparation for the Maryland Avenue Bridge replacement project, which begins in mid-May.


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