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A signed detour will be in place using Highway 280, Highway 36 and I-35E.
In 2020, the county will lead or participate in 50 projects that will improve transportation in the east metro.
Work begins in March to rebuild Dale Street between Iglehart and University avenues. Several closures and traffic changes will begin in late March to prepare for construction.
All lanes of traffic are now open between Wabasha Street and Livingston Avenue.
Traffic analyses and resident feedback support maintaining the three-lane road configuration.
The westbound exit ramp will open Monday, Nov. 25 and the eastbound exit ramp will open Tuesday, Nov. 26.
The new entrance ramp from Rice Street to westbound I-694 will open to traffic and the eastbound entrance ramp to I-694 will close.
Motorists should follow the posted detours using I-35W, Highway 36 and I-35E.
Both Pierce Butler Route and the Lexington Parkway bridge will remain open to traffic during the work.
Signed detours will be in place using County Road B2, Victoria Street and County Road C.
Rice Street will be closed between Rustic Place and Gramsie Road. A detour will be in place via Vadnais Boulevard, Centerville Road and County Road F.
The road will be closed to traffic in both directions. Signed detours will be in place using Rice Street and Highway 96.
Repairs will focus on areas that have required significant patching in recent years between Snelling Avenue and State Farm Road. Business access will be available.
Update: I-694 reopened to traffic in both directions early Sunday morning.
Work will include surface repairs and maintenance to prevent future potholes. Business access will be maintained.
Traffic should follow the posted detour using County Road C, Victoria Street and Woodhill Drive.
The closure is due to utility work on the south side of Larpenteur Avenue.
The road is expected to fully reopen to traffic after 7 p.m. on Friday, May 10.
Travelers should anticipate increased traffic and related impacts on nearby county roads throughout construction, which is expected to last until the fall of 2021.
I-694 will be closed in both directions from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday to allow crews to remove the west half of the Rice Street bridge.