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News Release
Sept. 11, 2012



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


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I-94/I-35E overnight lane closures occur tonight, Sept. 11
Restrictions will occur in downtown St. Paul for Central Corridor Light Rail construction


ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists will experience delays on westbound Interstate 94 and southbound I-35E in the downtown St. Paul commons area as overnight lane closures occur on Tuesday, Sept. 11.


At 7 p.m., one lane of westbound I-94 and one lane of southbound I-35E will close in the commons area, and at 10 p.m. two more lanes will close. Traffic shifts will be in place during the restrictions and motorists are advised to use caution when traveling through the area.


The lane closures are needed for continued work on the Cedar Street Bridge as part of the Central Corridor Light Rail Transit (CCLRT) construction. All lanes will reopen by 5:30 a.m. Sept. 12.


Additional overnight restrictions are anticipated throughout the week in downtown St. Paul for CCLRT construction. Updates will be made in advance of the nightly closures. For more information about the project visit


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