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News Release
December 11, 2010




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


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Heavy snow makes for hazardous driving conditions



ROCHESTER, Minn.- (11:15 A.M.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no unnecessary travel in southeastern Minnesota, due to heavy snow, slippery conditions and reduced visibility.

Westbound Interstate 90 from Albert Lea to the South Dakota border was closed at approximately 11 a.m. this morning. No highways or other roads are anticipated to close at this time; however, motorists may encounter brief lane closures where crashes occur.

MnDOT snow plow operators are out in force in southeastern Minnesota and will continue to make highways safe.

Motorists should remember to:


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