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Traffic to and from River Falls via Hwy. 65 was backed up Friday afternoon as blacktopping of the Hwy. 35N overpass continued. New asphalt will soon be poured over Hwy. 65 all the way to I-94 and Hwy. 12 by Roberts. That road construction project will last until July. Phil Pfuehler photo

Highway construction: So far, on schedule

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The massive highway projects on the edge of River Falls still have two months to go. Department of Transportation spokeswoman Wendy Maves says the work is on target to finish by the July 16 deadline.


Later this month drivers will be switched from the northbound lanes to the southbound lanes of Hwy. 35.

The southbound lanes have been milled and repaved with concrete. The same will now be done to the northbound lanes.

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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
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