Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

Oct. 8, 2013

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Closure extendedHwy 61 loop to Hwy 36 closure extended in Maplewood


Loop will be closed until Oct. 16

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists will encounter delays as the loop from northbound Hwy 61 to westbound Hwy 36 remains closed until Oct. 16.

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 6 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16, weather permitting.

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/.

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

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