Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

US-63: Iowa to Rochester

Corridor information

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Corridor background

The corridor runs 37 miles from the Minnesota-Iowa border south of Spring Valley to Rochester. It connects the cities of Spring Valley, Stewartville and Rochester

Current corridor characteristics


  • 2009 AADT: 2,750 – 39,000
  • 2009 HCADT: 115 – 2,400
  • Number of lanes: 2-4
  • Key highway connections: I-90, US-14, US-52

Public Transit

  • Austin-Mower County Area Transit
  • Rochester Public Transit
  • SEMCAC Transportation (Fillmore County)
  • Stewartville Heartland Express
  • Dial-a-ride and deviated route service along corridor

Key Airports

  • Rochester International Airport


  • DME line (Minnesota City to Waseca)