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East Point Douglas Road north of County Road 19 reopened Friday after a two-month closure for road work being done in conjunction with the construction on the 170,000-square-foot Walmart store, which is slated to open in spring 2014. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)

East Point Douglas Road near Walmart site reopens

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Repaving on a portion of East Point Douglas Road has been completed and the thoroughfare was reopened Friday after a nearly two-month closure.


On July 15, construction crews closed the road from the VFW Red Barn to County Road 19 and detoured motorists around the construction.

Cottage Grove City Engineer Jennifer Levitt said Friday morning that the “contractor is anticipated to be completed with the pavement markings by 4 p.m. and the road will be open to traffic.”

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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