MnDOT, City to Close St. Paul Homeless Encampment

November 15, 2018 11:18 AM

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has confirmed it is working with the city of St. Paul to close a homeless encampment located in the Cathedral Hill neighborhood. 

The encampment is located near Interstate 35E entrance ramp.

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MnDOT says the closure is due to cold weather and other hazards. 

RELATED: Internal City Emails Show St. Paul Leaders Set Nov. 1 Deadline to Close Homeless Camp

A MnDOT spokesman said occupants of the encampment must be out by Thursday morning. 

A contractor has also been hired to clear the area of whatever is left behind. 

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