Cement shortage delays construction on Minnesota Highway 65

Construction on Highway 65 hit a snag when the Minnesota Department of Transportation learned barge traffic, carrying cement necessary to reconstruct a 4-mile stretch of the highway in Fridley and Spring Lake Park, stalled on the Mississippi River.

Minnesota Department of Transportation is halfway finished with the $9.3-million project that began June 11 and is scheduled to conclude in mid-October.

With storms in the southern United States causing high water and excess silt in the Mississippi River, barges have been unable to push north with loads of cement.

Engineers do not know how long it may take to replenish cement stores. Everything hinges on the river reopening.

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