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News Release
May 11, 2012

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Roseville, MN 55113

 

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3rd Street ramp project in Minneapolis begins May 14
Full closure of ramp scheduled for May 18-21

 

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Downtown Minneapolis motorists will experience delays as a project to rehabilitate the shoulder of the ramp from 3rd Street to westbound Interstate 94 begins Monday, May 14.

 

During the first week of work (May 14-18), the following restrictions will occur:

 

During the lane closures access to westbound I-94 will still be available, but motorists should expect delays and take alternate routes if possible.

 

A full closure of the ramp is schedule for the weekend of May 18-21. The ramp will close at 10 p.m. Friday and reopen by 5 a.m. Monday. During the closure a posted detour will direct motorists to use Washington Avenue and then Broadway Avenue to access westbound I-94. Ramp access to westbound I-394 will remain available.

 

The last stage of the project will include a five-day lane closure on westbound I-94. Updates will be made in advance of the restrictions.

 

The project will rehabilitate the shoulder on the ramp, allowing for continued transit availability and providing a smoother ride.

 

For updated project information visit http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/3rdstmpls/index.html

 

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota visit www.511mn.org

 

 

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