Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

March 4, 2014

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Open house for Hwy 5 Bridge construction project scheduled for March 12

Bridge spans the Mississippi River, connecting Minneapolis and St. Paul

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — The public is invited to attend an open house on Wed., March 12 to learn about a construction project that includes rehabilitating the bridge deck, the pedestrian walkway and the guardrails on the Highway 5 Bridge spanning the Mississippi River and repairing the Mississippi Road/Shepard Road and Edgcumbe Road bridges in St. Paul.

The informal open house will be held at the Historic Fort Snelling Visitor Center, 200 Tower Avenue, St. Paul from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Open house attendees will have an opportunity to view a layout of the two-construction season project and to learn about the construction schedule and alternative routes. Staff from the Minnesota Department of Transportation will be available to answer questions about potential impacts to traffic, pedestrians and bicyclists.

More information about the project is available at mndot.gov/metro/projects/hwy5/.

To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, call 651-366-4720. To request other reasonable accommodations, call 651-366-4718; the Minnesota Relay Service toll-free at 1-800-627-3529 (TYY, Voice or ASCII) or 711, or email your request to adarequest.dot@state.mn.us.

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

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