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Aug.5, 2022

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Postponed: Westbound I-94 lane closure in Washington County begins

Roseville, Minn. The westbound Interstate 94 lane closure between Lakeland and Woodbury originally scheduled to begin daily at 9 a.m. through 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8 has been postponed.  Exact start dates for the westbound I-94 lane closure has yet to be determined.

Eastbound I-94 will continue to be reduced to two lanes of traffic between Woodbury Drive and the St. Croix River through late October. Construction crews are reinforcing the road shoulders in preparation for pavement resurfacing in 2023. Crews will use the road shoulders to maintain two lanes of traffic in each direction on I-94 during next year’s construction.

All construction activities and traffic impacts are weather dependent and subject to change. MnDOT urges motorists to always be attentive, drive with caution, and slowdown in work zones where workers are present.

I-94 between Highway 120/Century Avenue and the St. Croix River will undergo a two-and-a-half-year pavement improvement construction project. The work will improve safety, traffic flow and ride smoothness. Major construction will occur in three stages with most of the work happening in 2023 and 2024.

For more information, including construction schedule and upcoming traffic impacts, visit the project webpage at mndot.gov/metro/projects/i94oakdale-stcroix.