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News Release
May 7, 2012




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


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Non-rush hour I-35W lane, shoulder closures scheduled for May 10-16
Central Corridor Light Rail Project work continues


ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Minneapolis motorists may experience delays beginning Wednesday, May 10 as lane closures take place on Interstate 35W between Washington Avenue and Hwy 55.

Daytime single lane and shoulder closures will occur in both directions on May 10, May 11 and May 14 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Double lane and shoulder closures will take place in both directions between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. from May 10 to May 16.

These lane closures are necessary as crews paint the new Central Corridor Light Rail Transit (CCLRT) bridges that span I-35W.

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