Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

June 28, 2013

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Hwy 169 between Edina and Hopkins fully opened to traffic late in the day June 28 and 29


ROSEVILLE, Minn. - Northbound and southbound Hwy 169 between Hwy 7 and Hwy 62 will re-open to two lanes of traffic Friday and Saturday night. 

Weather permitting, southbound Hwy 169 will re-open to two lanes late in the day, Friday, June 28.

Northbound Hwy 169 will re-open to two lanes late in the day, Saturday, June 29.

All ramps associated with the project area will re-open at the same time.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation wanted all lanes of Hwy 169 between Hopkins and Edina open within 32 days of the start of the rehabilitation work on the Nine Mile Creek, Excelsior Boulevard and 2nd Street Bridges.

The full roadway will be open within approximately 21 days of the start of the project.

During the next few weeks motorists may experience temporary off-peak or overnight lane and shoulder closures as crews continue rehabilitating the three bridges spanning the highway.

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


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