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Feb. 26, 2013



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


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I-494 construction requires evening lane closures this week
Lanes closing in both directions of I-494 between I-35W and France Avenue

Roseville, MN - Motorists traveling eastbound and westbound on I-494 between I-35W and just west of France Avenue this week may expect delays as construction crews resurface and repair potholes.

Eastbound I-494 will be reduced to a single lane between 10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, and 6 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 and again at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27 through 6 a.m. Thursday Feb. 28.

Westbound I-494 also will be reduced to a single lane at 10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26. All westbound lanes will re-open by 6 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27. 

Additionally, the ramps to eastbound and westbound I-494 from France Avenue and the ramps at Penn Avenue and I-494 also will be closed as construction crews continue to repair potholes. The ramps will re-open as soon as the potholes are patched.

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