Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

August 19, 2020

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Weekend closure, detour planned for southbound I-694 in Oakdale Aug. 21-24

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Southbound Interstate 694 motorists may encounter delays this weekend during a project to resurface the interstate between Highway 36 and the I94/I-494/I-694 interchange in Oakdale. The southbound interstate will close beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21. During the closure, motorists will follow a posted detour on Highway 36, I-35E and I-94.

Weather permitting, the road will reopen to traffic by 5 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 24.

Motorists are urged to plan ahead and allow more time to reach their destination. MnDOT also advises drivers to always be attentive, drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a road blocked with barriers or cones.

Road work continues to be a critical service. MnDOT is committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of its employees, contractors and all Minnesotans. Crews continue to follow the guidance of state and federal health officials to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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