Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 13, 2013

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Hwy 8 weekend closure in Forest Lake scheduled for Sept. 14-15

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Motorists will encounter a weekend detour and possible delays on westbound Highway 8 in Forest Lake as crews repair a bridge spanning Interstate 35.

Beginning at 6 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 14, westbound Highway 8 between Highway 61 and Interstate 35 will close. All lanes on will re-open by 10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, weather permitting.

Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour using southbound Highway 61, West Broadway Avenue and I-35 to bypass the closure.

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

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