Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 18, 2013

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Date change - 50-day closure of Hwy 95 near Taylors Falls begins July 8

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists will experience delays as both directions of Hwy 95 close for 50 days between County Road 16 and County Road 12 at 5 a.m. Monday, July 8.

The closure is necessary as crews complete pavement resurfacing and culvert construction.

Most of the area inside the workzone will remain open to businesses and local traffic during the closure. However, some construction areas will close to local traffic as crews complete culvert construction.

The roadway will re-open by 5 a.m. Tuesday, August 27.

Motorists are advised to follow posted detour to County Road 12 to County Road 16 and back to Hwy 95.

The closure is part of the Taylors Falls Hwy 95 resurfacing project. Once the project is complete, motorist will notice a smoother and safer ride. To learn more about this project visit http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/hwy95taylorsfalls/.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota visit www.511mn.org.

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