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Oct. 22, 2021

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Northbound Interstate 494 lane and road closure in Woodbury scheduled for Oct. 27-Nov. 1

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Motorists traveling on northbound Interstate 494 in Woodbury will encounter nightly lane closures and a full weekend closure for pavement repairs starting Oct. 27, weather permitting.

At 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 27 northbound I-494 will be reduced to two lanes between Lake Road and Tamarack Road until 6 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 28.

Then the following evening Thursday, Oct. 28, the same section of interstate will be reduced to a single lane at 8 p.m., through 6 a.m. Friday, Oct. 29.

Beginning at 10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 29 northbound I-494 will close between Lake Road and Tamarack Road. Motorists will be directed to follow the posted detour using northbound Highway 61 to eastbound I-94.

All lanes will reopen by 6 a.m. on Monday, Nov 1. All traffic impacts are tentative and weather dependent.