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June 18, 2012



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Hwy 61/170th Street roundabout open house scheduled for June 28
Public invited to learn about the project

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Area residents, business owners and motorists are invited to an open house to view preliminary concepts and provide input on options for construction staging for the Hwy 61 and 170th Street intersection project scheduled to begin spring 2013 and be completed by fall 2013.

The project will construct a single-lane roundabout at the intersection of Hwy 61 and 170th Street. Overall safety is anticipated to improve, in addition to traffic flow improvement at the intersection with the construction of the roundabout.

The open house will be held Thursday, June 28 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Hugo City Hall—14669 Fitzgerald Avenue North.

Open house attendees will be able to view preliminary layouts and graphics of the proposed improvements. The public is invited to review and provide input on project phasing. Representatives from the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Washington County will be in attendance to answer questions.

Hugo City Hall is handicapped-accessible. To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, call 651-366-4720. To request other reasonable accommodations, call 651-366-4718; the Minnesota Relay Service toll-free at 1-800-627-3529 (TTY, Voice or ASCII) or 711, or e-mail your request to






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