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Major stretch of Central Corridor in St. Paul resumes normal car traffic

After months of work, a three-mile stretch of University Avenue in St. Paul will reopen this week. On Wednesday, University Avenue will transition back into two lanes in both directions.
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After months of work, a three-mile stretch of University Avenue in St. Paul will reopen this week. On Wednesday, University Avenue will transition back into two lanes in both directions.

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