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VIDEO: Cable barrier goes up on I-94 near Alexandria

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There's a new cable barrier system snaking its way along a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 94 through the Alexandria area. The installation started earlier this summer and should wrap up within the next two weeks.


In the meantime, the Minne-sota Department of Transpor-tation (MnDOT) hosted a train-ing session last week for local professionals who may encoun-ter the cable barrier up-close - for repairs or responding to vehicle crashes.

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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