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Road Construction in the Twin Cities This Week

What roads should you avoid? Here’s the breakdown of detours, repaving and bridge projects by Twin Cities region.

Road Construction in the Twin Cities This Week
Here is a list of some of current road construction projects, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), Hennepin County and Dakota County.

CENTRAL

St. Paul

I-35E in both directions: Bridge construction: Between Exit 107C: University Avenue and Exit 109: Maryland Avenue (St. Paul). Bridge construction work is in progress until Dec. 31, 2015. The Cayuga Project includes multiple construction sites.

US 52 in both directions: Bridge construction: At 94; MN 803A (St. Paul). Bridge construction work is in progress until Sept. 15, 2014. No vehicle or vehicle combinations over 35 feet are allowed to use the Lafayette Bridge north of Plato Boulevard until the crossover is removed (Early 2014).

Minneapolis

MN 47 in both directions: Road construction between Minnesota 65 and Anoka County Road 2 (near Minneapolis) until Aug. 30. There will be daytime lane closures. No OSOW restrictions.

County Road 33-Park Avenue: Closure for bridge rehabilitation until August 2013

County Road 35-Portland Avenue: Closure for bridge rehabilitation until mid-August 2013.

SOUTH

Inver Grove Heights

MN 3 in both directions: Major road construction between Minnesota 55 and Minnesota 110; US 952A (Inver Grove Heights). No restrictions for OSOW vehicles.

Cannon Falls

MN 19 in both directions: Road closed to traffic between Minnesota 56 and Minnesota 20 (3 miles west of the Cannon Falls area) until October 18. Culvert replacement, ADA additions and a mill and overlay.

Kenyon/Randolph

MN 56 in both directions: Road closed to traffic between Minnesota 60 (Kenyon) and Dakota County Road 88 (near Randolph) for repaving until Sept. 15. Permitted oversize loads are prohibited. See map for detour(s). In Goodhue County on Highway 56 from Trondheim Road (Kenyon) to the Cannon River, motorists will be detoured to Highway 60, Highway 57, Highway 52, Highway 19, Highway 20, Goodhue County Road 17 and Dakota County Road 88.

Northfield

MN 19 in both directions: Road closed to traffic between Minnesota 3 (Northfield) and Minnesota 56 (4 miles west of the Cannon Falls area) until Oct. 18. Culvert replacement, ADA additions and a mill and overlay.

Faribault

MN 60 in both directions: Road closed to traffic between I-35 and Minnesota 21 (near Faribault) until Sept. 20. The road is closed to traffic. Bridge construction work is in progress. See map for detour(s). Grading, Bituminous Mill & Overlay, Lighting, Traffic Signal, ADA Improvements and Bridge 66X04 between Park Avenue and Hulett Avenue in Faribault.

Lakeville

County Road 9: This project is the reconstruction of County Road 9 (Dodd Boulevard) from 183rd Street to 500 feet east of Hayes Avenue in Lakeville. County Road 9 will become a four-lane divided roadway with a roundabout intersection at County Road 9 and Highview Avenue. The project also includes the reconstruction of Highview Avenue from approximately 1,100 feet south of County Road 9 to 175th Street. The project is expected to be completed in late September 2013.

Burnsville

I-35W southbound: Exit ramp closed at Minnesota 13 (Burnsville) until Aug. 26. Bridge maintenance work is in progress. Exit to north Highway 13 closed for bridge beam repair.

MN 13 in both directions: Major road construction: Between Washburn Avenue and Nicollet Avenue (Burnsville). Major road construction work is in progress until Oct. 1. 

Minneapolis/Bloomington

494: Major road construction: Between Exit 1B: 34th Avenue South (Minneapolis) and Highway 100 (Bloomington). Major road construction work is in progress until Sept. 30.

Minneapolis

Penn Avenue Bridge in both directions: Bridge construction at Trunk Highway 62 until Oct. 12. No OSOW restrictions.

NORTH

Brooklyn Center

I-94 westbound: Exit ramp closed between Minnesota 252 and Exit 226 (49th Avenue North) until Sept. 30. Follow the detour signs. Ramp from westbound 94 to eastbound 694 is closed.

Brooklyn Park

Hennepin County Road 30 (93rd Avenue North) in both directions: Major road construction between 6th Avenue Northeast and Xylon Avenue near Brooklyn Park until Oct. 31. This is the reconstruction of the interchange between US 169 and 93rd Avenue. The road is closed to traffic.

Arden Hills/Brooklyn Center

I-694 in both directions: Major road construction: Between Highway 100 (Brooklyn Center) and I-35W (Arden Hills). Major road construction work is in progress. Width limit 11 feet. Single lane nightly between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. and two lanes daily between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. until Sept. 27.

Arden Hills/Shoreview

I-694 in both directions: Long-term road construction: Between 35W (Arden Hills) and Exit 104C: Victoria Street (Shoreview). Look out for long-term road construction work until Nov. 15. Width limit 10 feet. There will be ramp closures and non-peak lane closures.

Spring Lake Park

MN 65 in both directions: Road closed to traffic between Anoka County Road 8 and Able Street Northeast, Anoka County Road 101 (Spring Lake Park) for bridge construction work from 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26. Follow the detour signs. Highway 65 will be closed in both directions from Osborne Road to 81st for the weekend.

Pine Springs

MN 36: Road construction: At Hilton Trail (Pine Springs). Follow the detour signs. There is a width limit in effect. See map for detour(s). Width limit 12 feet. Southbound Hilton Trail to eastbound Highway 36 is closed. Detour is westbound 36 to southbound 694, follow both loops to eastbound 36 until Nov. 15.

NORTHWEST

Elk River

US 10 in both directions: Road reconstruction between Sherburne County Road 1 and Minnesota 101; US 169 (Elk River) until Aug. 30.

Anoka/Coon Rapids

US 10 in both directions: Roadway reduced to one lane between Greenhaven Road (Anoka) and Round Lake Boulevard (Coon Rapids) until Aug. 30. Width limit is 11 feet. Project involves highway resurfacing and drainage improvements.

Maple Grove/Plymouth

US 169 in both directions: Road reconstruction between Minnesota 55 (Plymouth) and Exit 138 (77th Avenue North—Maple Grove) until August 29. Project involves pavement removal and replacement.

EAST

Oak Park Heights

MN 36: Bridge construction: The St. Croix Crossing is being built connecting Oak Park Heights, MN, and St. Joseph, WI. Look out for a new road construction layout until Sept. 16, 2016.

MN 36: Opposing traffic sharing the roadway between Osgood Avenue and Minnesota 95 (near Oak Park Heights) until Oct. 1.

Lakeland

I-94: Major road construction: At Wisconsin State Line (Lakeland). Major road construction work is in progress until Nov. 15.

Maplewood

White Bear Avenue: Entrance ramp closed at I-94 in Maplewood until 5 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. Follow detour.

WEST

Chanhassen

MN 101 in both directions: Road closed between Pioneer Trail and Lyman Boulevard until Nov. 15.

Minnetrista

MN 7: Road closed at Hennepin County Road 11 (Minnetrista) starting Monday until Oct. 31. Construction of roundabout project. Detour will be in place.

Shorewood

MN 41 in both directions: Roadway reduced to one lane at Minnesota 7 (Shorewood) starting Monday, Aug. 19, and ending on Sept. 30. Reduced to one lane daily for construction of concrete median and pedestrian crosswalks.

Edina/St. Louis Park

US 169 in both directions: Bridge construction between Exit 105BC (Edina) and Exit 128B (Cedar Lake Road-Saint Louis Park) until Sept. 27. Expect intermittent non-peak or overnight lane closures for the remainder of the project.

St. Louis Park

MN 7 in both directions: Road reconstruction at Louisiana Avenue interchange in St. Louis Park. The road is being reconstructed until Oct. 31, 2014.

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