Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Sept. 20, 2013

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Ramp on eastbound Hwy 62 to Penn Avenue in Richfield scheduled to close Sept. 30

The ramp will close for seven days 

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Motorists may encounter a delay in Richfield as crews close the ramp on eastbound Highway 62 to Penn Avenue.  

At 7 a.m., Monday, Sept. 30, the exit ramp on eastbound Highway 62 to Penn Avenue will close. Weather permitting the ramp will re-open by Monday, Oct. 7.

The ramp closure is part of a $1.6 million bridge project that includes removing and replacing the bridge deck, panels and approaches, replacing the bridge rails and upgrading pedestrian crossings at ramp intersections to meet modern accessibility standards.

For more information, or to sign up for electronic updates about the project, visit the project Web site at mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy62pennandxerxes/.

For real-time travel information anywhere in Minnesota, visit www.511mn.org or dial 5-1-1.

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