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News Release
August 4, 2010




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

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Bridge maintenance work on Highway 61 in Red Wing completed August 4


ROCHESTER, Minn. – Motorists may now travel on Highway 61 through Red Wing without delays, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Maintenance crews completed their work to replace a center median south of Bench Street on August 4.

This new center median improves the overall safety of the bridge. It replaced a rusted and aged concrete median.

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.

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