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I-94 lane closures near Melrose delayed until next week

Motorists may encounter slow traffic and delays as westbound I-94 at the Sauk River bridge west of Melrose is reduced to a single lane beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, June 23. All lanes of westbound I-94 will open by 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 25.

The lane closures west of Melrose were originally scheduled June 16–19. While the June 16 lane closure occurred as planned, the closures originally scheduled June 17–19 were rescheduled to June 23–25.

The closures are needed as crews perform maintenance and repairs on the westbound I-94 bridge spanning the Sauk River.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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