Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Aug. 20, 2013

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Hwy 65 in Spring Lake Park scheduled to close Aug. 23


ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists will experience delays on both directions of Hwy 65 between Osborne Road N.E. and 81st Avenue N.E. as crews close the Hwy at 10 p.m., Friday, Aug. 23.


The full closure is necessary as crews paint the beams of the Spring Lake Park Pedestrian Bridge that spans the highway. Both directions of Hwy 65 will re-open at 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26.


Motorists may bypass the closed segment of roadway by utilizing the posted detour of Interstate 694 to I-35W.


The work is part of the Spring Lake Park pedestrian bridge renewal project. The bridge, which spans Hwy 65 at 80th Avenue N.E., will undergo renovation and pedestrian accessibility upgrades.


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