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News Release
November 15, 2010




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


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Interstate 90 bridge project in Austin complete


ROCHESTER, Minn. – The Interstate 90 bridge project in Austin, known as the “Bridges of Mower County,” is now complete, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.  The project started in July 2009 and included the reconstruction of four bridges on I-90. 

The four bridges reconstructed as part of the project are:

Final project tasks have been wrapping up over the past several weeks. 12th Avenue NW/8th Avenue NW near Turtle Creek is now open to traffic. In addition, all lane closures on I-90 have been removed. 

Lunda Construction is the primary contractor for this $12.8 million project, which is partially funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. 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 road with barriers or cones. For statewide travel information visit, call 5-1-1 or log on to




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