UPDATED: Dates set for Highway 61 ramp closureTraffic barriers are ready for closure of the ramp from 80th Street to northbound Highway 61 on or about July 17 for a repaving project.
Motorists are advised to expect delays as the following ramps will be temporarily closed for resurfacing as part of the Highway 61 project:
• The ramp from 80th St, to northbound Highway 61 will close on July 17.
• The ramp from northbound Highway 61 to 80th St. will be closed on July 21.
• The ramp from Innovation Road to northbound Highway 61 will close on July 19
Detour routes will be marked using nearby interchanges. The 70th St. interchange in St. Paul Park will remain open throughout the project. These closures will be for approximately 15 days.
The Highway 61 project includes concrete resurfacing of the corridor from 70th Street in St. Paul Park to Highway 10 by Hastings. More information about the Highway 61 project is available at: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/hwy61/index.html
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