I-90 road construction scheduled to begin soonPublished by on
WORTHINGTON – According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, I-90 traffic from Worthington to Jackson County Road 5 will be restricted to two-way by mid-July as crews resurface the westbound lanes. Work will begin July 1 to build crossovers from westbound to east bound. I-90 motorists should expect reduced speeds and some delays until resurfacing in complete in mid-August.
The project also includes adding 10 miles of cable median guardrail along the same route. Installing the rail will take until mid-September to complete.
Knife River Corporation North Central of Sauk Rapids is the contractor on the $4.5 million project.
Also, operations will cease at the I-90 eastbound weigh scale by Worthington on July 1 as a portion of site renovations begins. Mn/DOT will be removing and replacing ramps and the parking lot, as well as installing ADA improvements, new lighting and signage. Work is expected to be complete in November. R and G Construction is the contractor on the $1.5 million project. A separate contract will be issued for remodeling of the building.