Section of University Avenue will reopen by deadline

Three miles of University Avenue in St. Paul have been partially closed while construction continues on the Central Corridor light-rail transit project. Officials say the section will reopen Wednesday, meeting a Nov. 30 deadline.
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Three miles of University Avenue in St. Paul have been partially closed while construction continues on the Central Corridor light-rail transit project. Officials say the section will reopen Wednesday, meeting a Nov. 30 deadline.

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