Frigid temperatures and anticipated snowfall this weekend have delayed planned work on the Xerxes Avenue Bridge between Feb. 1-4, according to MnDOT officials.
Due to the inclement weather, scheduled lane closures on the busy roadway have been pushed back to Feb. 11. Additional information on the project will be provided by MnDOT when a new schedule is finalized.
Eastbound I-494 between France Avenue and Penn Avenue was scheduled to be reduced to a single lane from 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, through 7 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, and again from 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, through 8 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 3.
The westbound lanes of the same stitch of I-494 were scheduled to be reduced to a single lane from 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, through 5 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, and again from 10 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, until 5 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5.
The construction is part of a larger I-494 improvement project. For more information, or to sign up for e-mail project updates, visit the project website.
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