Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

Sept. 9, 2019

Hwy 218 intersection safety improvement project in Lyle delayed, begins on Sept. 23

LYLE, Minn. — The Hwy 218 intersection safety improvement project in Lyle has been postponed one week to Sept. 23, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Motorists in Lyle should be alert for construction and short traffic delays when the project begins. Construction crews will begin work to add a northbound right turn lane and southbound bypass lane at the Hwy 218 and Pershing Avenue intersection in Lyle. During construction, motorists may experience single lane traffic on Hwy 218 with flaggers and short duration, temporary closures of the Pershing Avenue entrance to Hwy 218.

The project is expected to be completed by Oct. 14, weather permitting. Rochester Sand & Gravel is the prime contractor for the $269,532 project.

To learn more about the project or sign up for email updates, go to MnDOT’s project website at mndot.gov/d6/projects/hwy218-intersection-safety-improvements. To learn more about MnDOT construction projects and activities in southeastern Minnesota, join the Facebook group at facebook.com/groups/MnDOTsoutheast.

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