Road Construction in December? Watch for Lane and Road Closures this Weekend

December 01, 2017 10:11 PM

With milder temperatures expected through the weekend, it's a perfect opportunity for construction crews to get some work done.

According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, there will be lane closures in both directions along Interstate 35W near Portland Avenue in Minneapolis on Saturday from 6 a.m. to noon. Crews will be finishing up some restriping.The work is related to a larger, four-year project along I-35W between downtown and the crosstown. Learn more.

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In St. Paul, Shepard Road is closing for the weekend. The roadway will shut down in both directions between Eagle Parkway and Randolph Avenue starting at 6 a.m. on Saturday until 11 p.m. Sunday. However, the westbound side of Shepard Road will reopen temporarily at 7 p.m. Saturday to accommodate Wild Game traffic. It will reclose Sunday from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. The detour takes motorists to West 7th Street.The lane closures are related to the work at St. Paul's High Bridge. Learn more about the project.

 

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