June 19 open house scheduled for US-8 project in Shafer

Area residents, business owners, and motorists are invited to an open house to view details about the US-8 resurfacing project scheduled to begin early August and be completed by the end of October.

The project will include intersection improvements at Pleasant Valley Road, adding left turn and right turn lanes at Gunflint Way, Redfield Blvd. and Redwing Ave, culvert work and guard replacement.

The open house will take place on Tuesday, June 19 from 4:30-7 p.m. at Shafer City Hal, 17656 303rd Street.

Open house attendees will be able to view plan layouts, and MnDOT will have representatives available to explain the project, answer questions and listen to concerns from area residents and local businesses.

Shafer City Hall is handicapped-accessible. To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, call 651-366-4720. To request other reasonable accommodations, call 651-366-4718; the Minnesota Relay Service toll-free at 1-800-627-3529 (TTY, Voice or ASCII) or 711, or e-mail your request to [email protected]

More information on the project can be found at: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/hwy8shafer/