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Highway 71 concrete repair project west of Olivia is complete

WILLMAR, Minn. – Motorists will experience a smoother ride on Highway 71 west of Olivia now that the concrete repair project is complete, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.   

Highway 75 in Canby opens to traffic on Aug. 23; detour will be lifted

 WILLMAR, Minn. – The Highway 75 detour in Canby will end on Aug. 23. Motorists have encountered a detour since Aug. 2 as crews from the city of Canby replaced storm sewer pipes across Highway 75. The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to always drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a roadway that has been blocked with barriers or cones.

5th Street ramp from westbound I-94 to close overnight Aug. 16-17

 ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists will experience delays as the ramp to 5th Street from westbound I-94 in Minneapolis closes at 11 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16.The closure is required for final concrete pavement joint work as part of the 5th Street ramp rehabilitation project. Posted detours will direct motorists to the 11th Street exit in order to access 5th Street. The roadway will reopen by 5 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17.

Highway 16 in Houston County reopened to traffic

 ROCHESTER, Minn. – The section of Highway 16 from Houston to Hokah has reopened to traffic, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.  The highway was closed and traffic was detoured as crews worked on a resurfacing project. Motorists can expect single-lane traffic, controlled by flaggers for the remaining construction work, which is expected to be completed by the end of August, weather permitting. 

Highway 210 detour east of Breckenridge ends Aug. 17

 DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—The Highway 210 detour between Breckenridge and French will be removed before the end of the day on Tuesday, Aug. 17. The road has been closed while crews completed culvert work, milling and pavement base application.Although the highway will be open, the resurfacing project will continue through early October. Flaggers and pilot cars will guide traffic through lane closures, which could cause delays. Motorists should use caution while driving through the work zone.

Westbound Highway 62 ramp to Portland Avenue scheduled to close Aug. 18

 ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Motorists will encounter delays on Highway 62 in Richfield when the westbound ramp to Portland Avenue closes at 9 a.m. Wednesday, August 18.The ramp will remain closed until late September.Part of the Portland Avenue Bridge Project, the closure is necessary for crews to continue resurfacing the bridgeAdditionally, the eastbound Highway 62 freeway ramps at Portland Avenue and the Portland Avenue Bridge remain closed. The bridge and ramps are scheduled to reopen in late September. Motorists should follow the posted detour routes.

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