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News Release
March 30, 2011




Minnesota Department
of Transportation
District 3


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Hwy 25 south of Watertown closed March 30 for additional berm construction



BAXTER, Minn.— The Minnesota Department of Transportation will close Hwy 25 south of Watertown on Wednesday, March 30, to extend and raise the temporary berm in anticipation of a second crest of flood water. 


Work will be conducted from 7:00 a.m. until completed; anticipated to be no later than 3:30 p.m.   


The roadway is closed from Hwy 7 to Carver County Road 112.  Motorists will follow signed detour onto Carver County Road 10 and Carver County Road 33. 

For more information on flooded roads, including a local road map, go to  and click on flooded road information or go to .


 When a road is closed it is illegal to travel in that area. Motorists can be fined up to $1,000 and/or 90 days in jail. In addition, if travelers need to be rescued from a closed road, other expenses and penalties will apply.