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June 13, 2024

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First weekend closure planned June 14-17 for Hwy 36 repairs, resurfacing between I-35W and Edgerton Street

ROSEVILLE, Minn. –The first of eight weekend directional full closures is planned this weekend on westbound Highway 36 for the start of repairs and resurfacing on Highway 36, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced.

Beginning at 9 p.m. Fri, June 14, westbound Highway 36 will close between Highway 61 in Maplewood and I-35E in Little Canada through 5 a.m. Mon, June 17.

During the closure, motorists will detour north on Highway 61, west on I-694, south on I-35E to westbound Highway 36.

Additional information on upcoming Highway 36 weekend closures will be shared as details become available.

We appreciate your patience while we make these improvements. Plan ahead by checking 511, and give yourself additional time to reach your destination.

All construction activities and traffic impacts are weather and schedule permitting and subject to change.

More about this project

Repairs and resurfacing is underway on nearly six miles of Highway 36 between I-35W in Roseville and Edgerton St. in Little Canada along with additional improvements. Resurfacing of aging pavement will provide a smoother ride for motorists and extend the life of the existing roadway.

A new auxiliary lane from southbound I-35W to eastbound Highway 36 will provide more distance for drivers to safely merge onto eastbound Highway 36 which will ease traffic flow and reduce congestion. Reconstruction of the ramp from northbound Cleveland Ave. to eastbound Highway 36 and extending the merge lane onto eastbound Highway 36 will provide more time for drivers to safely merge into traffic. Improved drainage will also help channel water to prevent pavement damage from flooding and weather events. The project is anticipated to be complete in late September.

For more information, visit the Highway 36 project webpage. If you have questions about this project, please contact the project team.