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Overnight Lane Closures on I-94 in East Metro Friday

Overnight Lane Closures on I-94 in East Metro Friday Photo: KSTP

March 30, 2017 03:59 PM

Construction preparation on Interstate 94 between St. Paul and Maplewood is scheduled to begin Friday, weather permitting.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a release that westbound I-94 between the I-694/I-494 interchange and U.S. Highway 61 will be reduced to two lanes of traffic from 7 p.m. Friday until 8 a.m. Saturday.

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Eastbound I-94 between Mounds Boulevard and McKnight Road will be reduced to two lanes of traffic from 8 p.m. Friday until 8 a.m. Saturday.

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In addition, the release states that over the next week drivers can expect alternating lane closures each day during the overnight hours in both directions on I-94 from Mounds Boulevard to the 694/494 interchange.

Road resurfacing is expected to begin on April 10. But the temporary lane closures are needed now as crews set up a traffic pattern that will be in place through mid-summer.

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