56th Street closes for utility work

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Crews work on Stagecoach Trail North last weekend as part of the St. Croix Crossing project. MnDOT is closing 56th Street North in Oak Park Heights Friday and Saturday for completion of utility work. (Gazette staff photo by Duog Lacher)

OAK PARK HEIGHTS — Motorists traveling from eastbound Minnesota 36 to Minnesota 95 or local traffic on 56th Street North in Oak Park Heights will experience a minor detour to access MN 95 Friday and Saturday as part of St. Croix Crossing construction.

The detour routes are:

 

  •  From 56th Street North, turn left on Pickett Avenue North to access MN 95.
  •   From MN 95, turn left on Pickett, then right on 56th Street.

These turns might be difficult for large trucks and tractor-trailer rigs. Large trucks traveling from MN 36 to MN 95 can use an alternate route by going south on Osgood Ave. North, turn left on 47th Street North, turn left on Stagecoach Trail North, turn right on County Road 14/Fifth Avenue North and then to MN 95.

Large trucks traveling from MN 95 to MN 36 can use an alternate route by going west on County Road 14/Fifth Avenue North, turn left on Stagecoach Trail North, right on 47th Street North, right on Osgood to MN 36.

See maps of all routes at www.mndot.gov/stcroixcrossing/future.html.
This minor closure is needed while crews complete utility work.

Find details about all ongoing traffic impacts in Minnesota and Wisconsin at www.mndot.gov/stcroixcrossing.

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