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Sept. 21, 2021

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Hwy 8 lane closures in Forest Lake scheduled Sept. 22-Oct. 30

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Highway 8 traffic will be reduced to a single lane in both directions between Interstate 35 and Highway 61 in Forest Lake at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 22 as crews continue work on a median curb replacement project. The eastbound Highway 8 lane closure will be lifted on Fridays, from noon to 7 p.m. to accommodate the increased traffic levels in the area. All work is expected to be complete by the end of Oct., weather permitting. Motorists are advised to slow down and use caution when driving through work zones.