Lane closures planned for Hwys 44, 16 in Hokah, La Crescent for road project

Hwy 16, Hwy 44, Hwy 61 near Hokah: 2017 construction

Lane closures planned for Hwys 44, 16 in Hokah, La Crescent for road project
Just a reminder that lane and shoulder closures begin May 8 on Hwy 44 in Hokah and Hwy 16 near La Crescent as road improvement work begins.
On May 8, ADA work on sidewalks and ramps in Hokah and culvert and storm sewer repairs around La Crescent will begin. Shoulder and lane closures will occur through this work, which is expected to take place in May.
Road resurfacing work is planned for June and MnDOT will provide updates in advance as the project continues. Mathy Construction is the prime contractor on this $2.4 million project.
Motorists should always be attentive, drive with caution, slow down in work zones

Hwy 56 detour begins May 8 in Adams for reconstruction work

Hwy 56 from Taopi to I-90: 2017 construction

Hwy 56 detour begins May 8 in Adams for reconstruction work
Just a reminder that Hwy 56 will detoured in Adams beginning Monday, May 8 as reconstruction work begins to replace major utilities between First Street and Fourth Street in the community.
This phase of construction is expected to last approximately two and a half months, weather permitting. The project includes reconstruction of the roadway in the city of Adams with sanitary sewer, water, lighting and drainage utility replacements. Plus sidewalk replacement, landscaping and ADA pedestrian ramps will also be upgraded. The stretch of Hwy 56 in Adams from First Street and Fourth Street will be closed while the roadway is reconstructed.
The detour route for eastbound Hwy 56 motorists will be:
* Mower County Road 18 south to Mower County Road 6 east and connect back with Hwy 56 east of Le Roy
The detour for westbound Hwy 56 motorists will be:
* County Road 6 west to County Road 18 north. Westbound motorists connect with Hwy 56 in Adams.
This is part of a 16-mile project along Hwy 56 in Mower County from Taopi to near I-90. The purpose of the project is to replace the aging pavement and improve safety along the corridor. Work includes grading, paving, storm sewer repair as well as guardrail installation along the route.

Eastbound I-94 road patching update; new ramp closures begin May 12

I-94 St. Paul to Maplewood: 2016-17 construction

I-94 east metro temporary lane closure details
Road patching of the eastbound I-94 lanes will begin tonight at 8 p.m. (Thu, May 4). Alternating lane closures will occur during the following times on eastbound I-94 between Mounds Blvd and Century Ave:
* 8 p.m. on Thu, May 4, until 5 a.m. the following morning, May 5
*Eastbound I-94 road patching update for Fri, May 5*
EB I-94 will be *reduced to a single lane of traffic* from Mounds Blvd to Century Ave. for emergency road patching from 8 p.m. on Fri, May 5, until 7 a.m. the following morning, Sat, May 6.
Traffic changes begin week of May 8
The project team is on the cusp of reaching an important milestone: 50% of the WB I-94 lanes resurfacing will be complete next week. The project is on track to be completed this fall.

Upcoming closures for I-94 between Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center

I-94 between Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center: 2017 construction

Upcoming closure details
Watch out for some closures coming Monday in the I-94 Minneapolis to Brooklyn Center project.
Southbound Hwy 252 to eastbound I-94 will be a single-lane starting at 8 p.m. Fri, May 5 until early Monday, May 8. Access from southbound 252 to eastbound I-94 will be closed for two months for work on the westbound I-94 bridge. The detour is southbound Hwy 100.

I-94 east metro temporary lane and ramp closures continue tonight

– I-94 St. Paul to Maplewood: 2016-17 construction

I-94 east metro temporary lane and ramp closure details
Due to the amount of road patching and other maintenance work needed to improve the condition of the westbound I-94 lanes, crews require another night of lane and ramp closures.
Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Wed, May 3, *the right lane (local access lane) and all ramps on westbound I-94 between Century Ave. and Mounds Blvd.* will be closed. These closures will remain in effect until 5 a.m. tomorrow, May 4.
Road patching of the eastbound I-94 lanes is postponed until later this week. Alternating lane closures will occur during the following times on eastbound I-94 between Mounds Blvd and Century Ave:
* 8 p.m. on Thu, May 4, until 5 a.m. the following morning, May 5 * 8 p.m. on Fri, May 5, until 5 a.m. the following morning, May 6
Motorists will have at least one travel lane during this time.

Concrete placement for sidewalks begins in Benson

Hwy 9, 12 and 29 in Benson: 2017 construction

Concrete placement for sidewalks begins in Benson
Concrete saw-cutting and removals will continue on the north side of Atlantic Ave this week. Concrete placement for sidewalks will begin today and continue throughout the week on the north side of Atlantic Ave from 9th St. N to Golf Road.
Also starting today, construction will begin with saw-cutting and removals of existing sidewalks on Minnesota Ave from 18th St. to 14th St. on the south side of the street. That will be followed by the installation of the new concrete sidewalks. When work is complete on the south side, construction activities will shift to the north side of Minnesota Ave from 18th St. to 14th St. with the same sequence of work.
Construction at the intersection of 13th and Atlantic will begin next Monday, May 8.

Crews prepare for second phase of roundabout work at Hwy 52-Goodhue County Road 24 in Cannon Falls

Hwy 52 roundabout in Cannon Falls: 2017 construction

Crews prepare for second phase of roundabout work at Hwy 52-Goodhue County Road 24 in Cannon Falls
Construction work at Hwy 52 and Co. Rd. 24 enters the second phase this week as crews remove concrete at ends of medians at roundabouts and then pour new concrete on the new median end locations.
The work will provide additional turn space on the roundabouts, which should aid semitractor-trailers.
The work is contingent on good weather. The concrete work that was performed last week is curing. Crews removed the concrete median and poured new concrete during the evening last week after weather delayed the April 24 start.
Work this week will take place during the day.Traffic will be open at all times. Flaggers will direct traffic during working hours, so there will be minor delays on Co. Rd. 24. Phase 2 is expected to last approximately 10 working days.

Hwy 52 northbound resurfacing work begins Thursday

Hwy 52 between Rochester and Cannon Falls: 2017 construction

Hwy 52 northbound resurfacing work begins Thursday
Resurfacing work begins Thursday on Hwy 52 northbound, so traffic delays are possible.
The first phase of the work will resurface the northbound lanes from just north of Hwy 63/75th Street in Rochester to the Elk Run interchange area.
In this phase, work has to be done and removed by 3:30 p.m. each weekday. Workers expect to be doing paving work this Saturday as well with no time restrictions, so motorists will see lane closures and possible traffic delays. Temporary ramp closures will occur when the paving crews are paving past an off-ramp or on-ramp.

Overnight work on Nine Mile Creek Bridge along Hwy 169 starts this evening

Hwy 169 between Golden Valley and Edina: 2017 construction

Overnight work on Nine Mile Creek Bridge along Hwy 169 starts today
The work to rebuild the Nine Mile Creek bridge along Hwy 169 between Bren Road and 5th St. Lincoln Dr. exit continues. Starting at 7 p.m. this evening, crews will work overnight hours through Sunday, May 7.
There will be no changes to the current detour routes for the bridge closure and noise levels are not expected to change.
Motorists are still advised to follow the signed detours to bypass the bridge closure and lane reduction on Hwy 169:

I-94 east metro temporary lane and ramp closures begin tonight at 9 p.m.

I-94 St. Paul to Maplewood: 2016-17 construction

I-94 east metro temporary lane and ramp closure details
Beginning at 9 p.m. tonight, Tues, May 2, *the right lane (local access lane) and all ramps on westbound I-94 between Century Ave. and Mounds Blvd*will be closed. These closures will remain in effect until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Wed, May 3.
Then, from 8 p.m. Wed, May 3 until 5 a.m. the following morning, temporary lane closures will occur on eastbound I-94 between Mounds Blvd and Century Ave. Motorists will have at least one travel lane during this time.