170th Street closure in Hugo scheduled Aug. 25
Construction on the Hwy 61/170th Street roundabout continues
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Motorists will encounter a detour on 170th Street N. (County Road 4A) just west of Highway 61 in Hugo as crews continue to construct a single-lane roundabout.
By 6 p.m. Sunday, August 25, the intersection of 170th Street N. (County Road 4A) and Hwy 61 will close, weather permitting.
170th Street N (County Road 4) east of Highway 61 will re-open on that same day.
Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour to Forest Blvd/Hwy 61 to Frenchman Road/County Road 8 to 20th Avenue North then back to 170th Street N.
Project construction is expected to be complete by Sept. 9.
For more information about project stages and detours, visit www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/hwy61and170th/.
Studies show roundabouts are a proven safety improvement and contribute to better fuel efficiency. In addition, roundabouts facilitate smoother traffic flow and fewer traffic delays. For more information about roundabouts in Minnesota, visit www.dot.state.mn.us/roundabouts/.
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