Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Oct. 11, 2013

Orange barrels on a highway

Hwy 36 ramp and lane closures scheduled in Pine springs
Oct. 15 and 16


ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists will encounter a ramp and lane closures on Hwy 36  as crews continue shifting traffic from the temporary bypass to the newly-constructed westbound Hwy 36 on Tuesday, Oct. 15.

At 9 a.m., both directions of Hwy 36 between Interstate 694 and DeMontreville Trail will be reduced to a single lane.

At the same time, the ramp from southbound Hilton Trail to westbound Hwy 36 will close.

Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour of eastbound 60th Street North/Frontage Road, to DeMontreville Trail, and to westbound Hwy 36.

The westbound lanes and ramp will re-open by 6 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16.  The eastbound lanes will re-open by 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16.

All work is weather dependent.
Motorists should prepare to slow down in work zone areas. 
When complete in spring 2014, the $13.8 million reconstruction project will improve safety and traffic flow on Hwy 36, Hilton Trail, Highlands Trail and DeMontreville Trail while reduce the amount of traffic cutting through residential areas.

For more information about the project, visit www.mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy36pinesprings/.

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


Pay Attention Slow Down in Workzones