Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 18, 2013

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Weekend road and ramp closures on westbound I-694 in New Brighton begin Sept. 20

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Westbound Interstate 694 between I-35W and Long Lake Road will close this weekend as crews continue repairing the concrete pavement on the roadway. 

Beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, westbound I-694 between I-35W and Long Lake Road will be reduced to a single lane. At 10 p.m. the roadway will close.

At the same day and time, the ramps from northbound and southbound I-35W to westbound I-694 will close. The roadway and ramps will re-open by 5 a.m., Monday, Sept. 23.

During the closures motorists will be detoured to northbound I-35W, westbound Highway 10, westbound Highway 610, southbound Highway 252 and back to westbound I-694.

Crews began repairing the pavement, replacing the bridge deck and making roadway drainage improvements on I-694 between Highway 100 in Brooklyn Center and I-35W in Arden Hills in mid-June. Work is expected to be complete by mid-November.

For more information on the I-694 North Central WEST Project, visit mndot.gov/metro/projects/694west/.

Statewide traffic, construction and travel information is available at www.511mn.org, or call 5-1-1.

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