MN 5 open house Wednesday

MN 5 sign            LAKE ELMO — Lake Elmo residents and business owners interested in the upcoming Minnesota 5 improvement project can attend an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Lake Elmo Elementary School hosted by the state Department of Transportation.

MnDOT staff will present exhibits and answer residents’ questions about the project scheduled to begin next month.

The project will reconfigure MN 5 drive and turn lanes in downtown Lake Elmo. Work includes resurfacing the roadway, restriping to include a center left-turn lane and a new pedestrian crossing with refuge island near Lake Elmo Elementary.