ST. CLOUD -- Construction work on Highway 15 between St. Cloud and Sauk Rapids has been pushed back a week.  The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the overnight lane closures will begin Monday, April, 18.

Crews will be making improvements between Highway 23 in St. Cloud and Benton Drive in Sauk Rapids.

The lane closures will be from 7:30 p.m. until 6:30 a.m. Sundays through Fridays. There are currently no plans for lane closures from 6:30 a.m. on Saturdays until 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

The closures are necessary so Highway 15 can be resurfaced and intersection improvements can be made at 12th Street North and also County Road 1.