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Highway 14 east of Owatonna to close for railroad work April 14
ROCHESTER, Minn. —Motorists will encounter a detour on Highway 14 east of Owatonna on Wednesday, April 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., as Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad crews deliver rail to prepare for future track replacement work, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
DM&E crews will unload new rail at the Highway 14 and 54th Avenue Southeast crossing. Track replacement work will begin at the end of June.
From Highway 14, take Steele County Road 59 to Steele County Road 80, then back to
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 www.511mn.org, call 5-1-1 or log on to www.mndot.gov.