Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Oct. 15, 2013

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Closures extendedHwy 61 loop to Hwy 36 closure extended in Maplewood


English Street and Cope Avenue intersection closure also extended until Oct. 30

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists will encounter delays as the loop from northbound Hwy 61 to westbound Hwy 36 remains closed until Oct. 17.

The loop closure is necessary to construct a new infiltration pond in the center of the loop.

Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour using eastbound Hwy 36, English Street and westbound Hwy 36. The loop will re-open by 3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17.

In addition, the English Street and Cope Avenue intersection will remain closed as crews complete utility improvements at the intersection. The intersection will re-open by 5 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30.

When completed later this year, the $17.3 million project will improve safety and improve pedestrian and bicycle facilities along the Hwy 36 corridor. More information about the project is available at mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy36maplewood/.

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