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News Release
June 8, 2012



MnDOT Metro District
Office of Communications
1500 County Rd B2 West
Roseville, MN 55113


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June 19 open house scheduled for Hwy 8 project in Shafer
Hwy 8 construction project is the focus

Roseville, Minn. – Area residents, business owners, and motorists are invited to an open house to view details about the Hwy 8 resurfacing project scheduled to begin early August 2012 and be completed by the end of October 2012.

The project will include intersection improvements at Pleasant Valley Road, adding left turn and right turn lanes at Gunflint Way, Redfield Blvd., and Redwing Ave, culvert work and guard replacement.

The open house will be held Tuesday, June 19 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Shafer City Hall—17656 303rd Street.

Open house attendees will be able to view plan layouts, and MnDOT will have representatives available to explain the project, answer questions and listen to concerns from area residents and local businesses. 

Shafer 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

More information on the project can be found at:







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