SAUK RAPIDS -- Benton County's "3 Up the Hill" road construction project is underway and starting tomorrow (Thursday), some side streets in Sauk Rapids will be intermittently closed.

Crews will be preparing for next week's sewer and water construction at various intersections along County Road 3. The work will take place between 2nd Avenue North and Summit Avenue North. Side street intersections will be closed at times between 3rd Ave North and 9th Avenue North the rest of this week.

Starting next week, County Road 3 will be closed from 2nd Avenue to Summit Avenue until Saturday, June 11th. Traffic will be detoured along Benton Drive, 1st Street South and Summit Avenue. The project will continue until its completion this fall.