Prescribed burns planned along I-94 until mid-May

Motorists traveling on Interstate 94 between Sauk Centre and St. Cloud may see smoke from prescribed burns until mid-May. Other areas scheduled for the burns include portions of Lake Wobegon Trail and  near the St. Cloud Travel Information Center.

The burns are conducted by fully trained crews and will improve native grasses and wildflowers that have been planted in the ditches. It will also help with weed control.

Traffic should not be affected and all highways will remain open during the burns.

The burns are scheduled during optimal weather conditions to ensure safety and effectiveness.

For statewide travel information, visit www.511mn.org, call 5-1-1 or log on to www.mndot.gov.

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