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April 12, 2010



Minnesota Department of Transportation
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2900 48th Street
Rochester MN

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DETOUR CORRECTION: 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 43 to Steele County Road 180, then back to
Highway 14.


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.







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