Orange barrels on a highway
News Release
July 26, 2012



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


Search statewide news




Hwy 8 resurfacing and intersection project begins Aug. 1


ROSEVILLE, Minn.-- The Hwy 8 resurfacing project between Grand Avenue and Hwy 95 in Center City, Franconia and Shafer is scheduled to begin Wednesday, August 1. 


Motorists can expect detours as Hwy 8 will close to through traffic. The Hwy 8/Pleasant Valley Rd. intersection will be open to emergency vehicles only. Access to Hwy 8 area residences and businesses will be maintained.


The Hwy 8 resurfacing project will include intersection improvements at Pleasant Valley Road, the addition of turn lanes at Gunflint Way, Redfield Boulevard and Redwing Avenue and culvert and drainage work.


The project is scheduled for completion October 2012 and will provide a safer and smoother ride for motorists.


For more information visit the project’s web site:

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota visit









Pay Attention or Pay the Price