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News Release
October 5, 2010




Minnesota Department of Transportation
Rochester District 6
2900 48th Street
Rochester, MN 55901


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New Interstate 90 bridge at Turtle Creek in Austin now open


ROCHESTER, Minn. — The new Interstate 90 eastbound Turtle Creek bridge is now open to traffic, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The bridge had been reduced to a single lane in each direction since March. 

Intermittent lane restrictions will continue to take place on I-90 at Turtle Creek through mid-October for pavement replacement work.

Lunda Construction is the primary contractor for this $12.8 million project, which includes four bridge replacements in two years. The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of October, weather permitting.

For more information, visit or call the project hotline at 1-866-230-5352.

MnDOT urges motorists to always drive with caution, slow down in work zones and never enter a roadway that has been blocked with barriers or cones. For statewide travel information, visit or call 5-1-1.




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