Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

April 24, 2013

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Phalen Boulevard closure scheduled for April 29 – May 3

Cayuga project continues

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — St. Paul area motorists and pedestrians may experience delays as Phalen Boulevard closes between Mississippi Street N. and Olive Street in the early morning on Monday, April 29.

During the closure, a posted detour will direct motorists to bypass the closure using Mississippi Street N., University Avenue E., and Olive Street. Area pedestrians are encouraged to use alternate routes.

The closure is needed for water main installation work as part of the I-35E Cayuga improvement project. The roadway will reopen by late evening on Friday, on May 3.

The I-35E Cayuga improvement project 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 railroad bridges along I-35E. Read more about the Cayuga project by visiting http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/35estpaul/cayuga.html.

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

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