More metro road closures this weekendby Elizabeth Baier, Minnesota Public Radio
St. Paul, Minn. — Drivers in the Metro area will have another round of road closures to look out for this weekend.
Highway 280 will be closed in both directions between Como Avenue and Interstate 35W, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Crews will be working on the roadway in Lauderdale and St. Paul. They will be installing storm sewer pipes beneath the roadway north and south of the Larpenteur Avenue Bridge, officials said.
The highway will close starting at 10 p.m. Friday, and will reopen at 5 a.m. Monday, June 22.
During the closure, there will be no access to Broadway Ave. Drivers will be able to reach southbound Hwy 280 at Como Avenue. The northbound roadway will also be open to Como Avenue.
Southbound Hwy 280 traffic will detour east on Hwy 36 to southbound I-35E and west on I-94.
Northbound traffic will detour east on I-94 to northbound I-35E and west on Hwy 36.
Officials suggest drivers follow signed detours or use alternate routes to avoid congestion and delays.