EDINA, Minn. - Finally, some good news about the morning commute.

MnDOT officials say Highway 169 causeway work will be done ahead of schedule.

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The stretch between Bren Road and 7th Street will reopen Sunday, Oct. 1, ahead of the previously announced deadline of Oct. 31.

The entire section of 169 has been closed since January as crews replace the Nine Mile Creek bridge.

Hwy. 169 closure begins Jan. 23, 2017.

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