Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 16, 2013

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Hwy 212 in Eden Prairie will close July 19


The roadway will re-open on July 22


Roseville Minn. – Motorists will encounter a weekend road closure and detour on eastbound Hwy 212 between Hwy 62 and I-494 as crews resurface the roadway.


Beginning at 8 p.m., Friday, July 19, eastbound Hwy 212 between I-494 and Hwy 62 will close. At the same day and time, the Flying Cloud Drive ramp and the Shady Oak Road ramp to eastbound Hwy 212 also will close. The roadway and ramps will re-open by 5 a.m. Monday, July 22.

During the closure, motorists will be detoured to eastbound I-494 to northbound Hwy 100 and to Hwy 62.


The project, which may require some temporary, weekday, off-peak lane restrictions, includes removing and resurfacing the roadway. The project will provide a smoother and safer roadway, reduced short-term maintenance costs and improved access along the 2.29 miles of busy roadway.


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/hwy212resurface/ 


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

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