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In the name of progress
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

Travelers of Hwy. 35N just outside of River Falls experienced a 15-minute road-closure mid-morning Wednesday, May 15, as crews from Xcel Energy strung new electrical cables as part of construction for the new interchange at Radio Road.

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Major earth-moving on the project began Tuesday, May 14, with two bulldozers stripping topsoil along the future Paulson Road right-of-way extension.

Meanwhile, other crews were busy relocating phone and gas utilities. Three troopers from the Wisconsin State Patrol assisted with the temporary road closure. Road reopened at 10:29 a.m.

One frustrated northbound motorist, waiting with others in a long line of vehicles, muttered, "Why can't they be doing this kind of thing at two or three in the morning."

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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
(715) 426-1050
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