Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

March 20, 2014

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Ramp from Hilton Trail to westbound Hwy 36 in Pine springs closing March 25

Closure to remain in place for six weeks

ROSEVILLE, Minn –Motorists will encounter a ramp closure and detour on southbound Hilton Trail in Pine springs as the ramp to westbound Hwy 36 closes at 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 25.

The closure is necessary as crews complete the new interchange.

The ramp is expected to re-open by Tuesday, April 29, weather permitting.

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

In addition, at 9 a.m. on March 25, westbound Hwy 36 between Interstate 694 and DeMontreville Trail will also be reduced to a single lane as crews move equipment into place and set up a safe work zone. All lanes will re-open by 3 p.m. that day.

When completed in summer 2014, the $13.8 million Hwy 36/Hilton Trail interchange project will have improved safety and traffic flow on Hwy 36, Hilton Trail, Highlands Trail and DeMontreville Trail.

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