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August 30, 2012

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Roseville, MN 55113

 

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Northbound Hwy 169 daytime lane closure occurs Aug. 31

 

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Motorists in Bloomington will experience delays as a lane closure on northbound Highway 169 between Anderson Lakes Parkway and Interstate 494 begins at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug 31.

 

The lane will reopen by noon the same day.

 

Part of the Highway 169/I-494 interchange reconstruction project, the closure is necessary as crews repair a guardrail alongside the freeway.

 

No lane closures at the interchange will occur over the Labor Day holiday weekend.

 

The Highway 169/I-494 interchange reconstruction project includes turning the current expressway into a freeway by rebuilding the interchange with six ramps instead of eight. The performance-based design removes traffic signals, reduces congestion and improves safety.

 

For more information on the Highway 169/I-494 interchange reconstruction project, call the Highway 169/I-494 Project hotline at 1-877-563-4768, e-mail Hwy169-I494@rranow.com or visit http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/169/.

 

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1

 

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