Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 19, 2013

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Ramp closures to Hwy 169 in Edina and Hopkins begin June 20

Ramps will be closed until the Hwy 169 Bridges Rehabilitation project is complete

Roseville, Minn. – Motorists will encounter ramp closures to Hwy 169 in Edina and Hopkins as crews continue rehabilitating the Nine Mile Creek, Excelsior Boulevard and 2nd Street Bridges.

Beginning after the evening rush hours on Thursday, June 20, the Bren Road ramp to northbound Hwy169 and the 7th Street W (Interlachen Road) ramp to southbound Hwy 169 will close.

In addition, the Excelsior Boulevard ramp in Hopkins to southbound Hwy 169 will remain closed. Eastbound Excelsior Blvd traffic will be detoured to Blake Road and Hwy 7. Westbound motorists will be detoured to Shady Oak Road and to Hwy 7. Weather permitting, the ramps will re-open in mid or late July.

To sign up for the project’s e-mail updates or for more information, visit the project’s Web site at http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/169bridge/.

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


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