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April 19, 2017
I-94 road work ahead in Douglas County
Drivers traveling through Douglas County will see a lot of orange this summer. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is planning nearly...
April 19, 2017 - 4:57pm
April 14, 2017
Watch for lane closures on I-94 Monday
Motorists on Interstate 94 near Highway 29 in Alexandria will encounter intermittent lane closures starting Monday, April 17. Crews will close one lane in each direction while they paint the underside and railing of the new Highway 29 bridge, according to the Minnesota Department...
April 14, 2017 - 3:57pm
October 20, 2016
West I-94 lane near Evansville to close Monday
Motorists on westbound Interstate 94 near Evansville will encounter a lane closure on Monday, Oct. 24. One lane will close so crews can line a culvert under the westbound lanes. The work is expected to take about one day. No delays are anticipated, according to the Minnesota Department...
October 20, 2016 - 5:40pm
October 14, 2016
West I-94 ramps to reopen next week
The west ramps between Interstate 94 and Highway 29 in Alexandria are set to reopen Tuesday or Wednesday of next week. The extra days will give crews a chance to pave the section of Highway 29 between the ramps and the northbound lanes, which otherwise would have opened with a gravel...
October 14, 2016 - 10:11am
September 28, 2016
Bridge work affects 50th Avenue, roundabout area
Work this week on the Highway 29 bridge replacement over Interstate 94 in Alexandria will focus on the west half of the intersection of Highway 29 and 50th Avenue. That area was closed to all traffic for reconstruction on Monday. The work is expected to last one week. During that...
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
September 19, 2016
Deck for Highway 29 bridge to be poured
Crews working on the Highway 29/Interstate 94 project in south Alexandria are focused on the west portion of the new bridge over I-94. Crews finished framing the bridge deck late last week. This week, the deck will be poured, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation....
September 19, 2016 - 4:33pm
September 1, 2016
I-94 to close overnight in Alexandria on September 7
Motorists on Interstate 94 in Alexandria will encounter an overnight closure Wednesday, Sept. 7, weather permitting. Crews constructing the new Highway 29 bridge over I-94 will place beams over the traffic lanes between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Traffic will be diverted onto the Highway...
September 1, 2016 - 4:43pm
August 6, 2016
I-94 ramps in Alexandria to re-open next week
Work on the east ramps as part of the Highway 29/Interstate 94 project in south Alexandria was slightly delayed this week. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) now expects the ramps to reopen Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday morning. In addition, to reopening the ramps,...
August 6, 2016 - 8:00am
July 30, 2016
Crews to work on I-94 ramps in Alexandria Sunday
Crews are making "excellent progress" on the east side ramps at the interchange of I-94 and Highway 29 in south Alexandria, according to officials...
July 30, 2016 - 9:00am
July 20, 2016
East ramps on I-94 in Alexandria to close Monday
The ramps on the east side of the Interstate 94/Highway 29 interchange in Alexandria will close for two weeks starting Monday, July 25. Crews will reconstruct the off-ramp from westbound I-94 to Highway 29 and the on-ramp from Highway 29 to eastbound I-94. During the closures, traffic...
July 20, 2016 - 4:27pm
June 16, 2016
East side of Highway 29 in Alexandria closes today
The Minnesota Department of Transportation offers a reminder that the east side of the intersection of Highway 29 and 50th Avenue in Alexandria closes today, Thursday, June 16 as part of a major reconstruction project.During this work, a detour will direct traffic to and from Hwy...
June 16, 2016 - 9:11am
May 6, 2016
I-94 road work in Alexandria on schedule
The I-94/Highway 29 project in Alexandria is running right on schedule, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). The pile driving work is complete for this phase, and the bridge crew began pouring the south abutment today, Friday. Next week, workers will begin...
May 6, 2016 - 2:50pm
Work begins on I-94, Highway 29
Drivers on Highway 29 south of Interstate 94 in Alexandria will encounter intermittent lane closures as crews begin preparing for this year's...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 5, 2016
Weather delays work on Highway 29 in Alexandria
Weather has delayed construction work on Highway 29 in south Alexandria. Here's the updated schedule that the Minnesota Department of Transportation released today, Tuesday. Beginning next week (instead of this week), motorists in Alexandria will counter a traffic switch on Highway...
April 5, 2016 - 9:50am
March 31, 2016
Preliminary work begins on I-94, Highway 29 South in Alexandria
Motorists on Highway 29 south of Interstate 94 in Alexandria will encounter intermittent lane closures as crews begin preparing for this year’s I-94 bridge project. Over the next week, crews will construct crossovers just north of I-94 and remove trees and shrubs near the interstate...
March 31, 2016 - 8:14am