Project List Marks Start of Construction Season, Congestion
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ The 2017 road construction season is ready to begin.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation was set to unveil its massive list of projects for the year on Thursday. But the reports say many of those major repairs and reconstructions are already underway.
There's a $46 million resurfacing of Interstate 94 and fixing more than 50 bridges between Minneapolis and Brooklyn Center. The state also plans to complete the addition of another lane to eastbound Interstate 694 in northern suburbs and resurfacing another stretch of Interstate 94 between St. Paul and Maplewood.
A 5-mile repaving of Interstate 35 around Forest Lake will reduce freeway traffic to two lanes starting in July.