Upcoming closures planned as part of overall Hwy 77 project

The arrival of warmer weather also marks the arrival of road projects throughout the state.

The Highway 77/Cedar Avenue construction project is one example.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is resurfacing the Highway 77 pavement between the Minnesota River in Bloomington and Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis through fall 2022.

The work includes repairs to the 86th Street bridge over Highway 77, upgrades at intersections to help with access, and drainage improvements.

This past weekend, Northbound Cedar Avenue/Highway 77 was closed from Highway 13 to Interstate 494 as part of the overall project.

This weekend, a second closure of northbound Highway 77 between the Minnesota River and I-494 in Bloomington is scheduled for Friday through Monday.

Learn more about the Highway 77/Cedar Avenue construction project here.

Reporter Ellen Galles is following this news Tuesday and will report on how the closures are affecting drivers this season. Stay with 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS and KSTP.com for updates.