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June 15, 2012



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Overnight closure scheduled for I-35E, 94 Capitol interchange

Central Corridor Light Rail Transit project continues at Cedar Street



ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Motorists in the eastern metro area will experience delays beginning late Thursday, June 21 when lane and full closures take place inside the I-35E/I-94 Capitol Interchange in St. Paul.

Both directions of both roadways may be reduced to a single lane from 10 p.m. June 21 to 12:01 a.m. Friday, June 22.

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. June 22 both directions of I-35E will be closed between E. 11th Street and the E. 10th Street/Wacouta Street exits. However, access to eastbound I-94 and northbound I-35E will be available via 11th Street. These detours will be posted.

Also beginning at 12:01 a.m. June 22 both directions of I-94 will be closed between the 5th/10th Street exits and the 12th Street exit. However, access to westbound I-94 and southbound I-35E will be available via 12th Street. These detours will be posted.


Both roadways will reopen by 5 a.m. Friday, June 22.

The lane closures and full roadway closures are necessary as Central Corridor LRT crews continue work on the Cedar Street transit bridge spanning both I-35E and I-94.

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