Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

April 19, 2013

Orange barrels on a highway

L'Orient Street closing April 23-26
Cayuga improvement project continues near I-35E Corridor

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Motorists may experience delays when L’Orient Street closes between Genesee Street and Granite Street at 5 a.m. Tuesday, April 23.

Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour route around the block to avoid the work zone.

The roadway will re-open by 8 p.m. April 26.

The closure is necessary as crews conduct utility work beneath L’Orient Street.

This work is part of the larger I-35 Cayuga improvement project, which aims to reconstruct I-35E between University Avenue and Maryland Avenue, including replacement of the Cayuga Bridge, the Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge and the railroad and the railroad bridges along I-35E. Read more about the Cayuga project by visiting www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/35estpaul/cayuga.html

Motorists are advised to allow extra time for travel and check www.511mn.org for real-time traffic information prior to travel.

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Pay Attention Slow Down in Workzones