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News Release
May 13, 2011




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


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Northern Rochester Transportation Study complete
Open house set for May 19 to share results 


ROCHESTER, Minn. – Individuals interested in learning more about the completed Northern Rochester Transportation Study are invited to an informational open house on Thursday, May 19, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the George W. Gibbs Jr. Elementary School, 5525 56th St. NW.

A brief presentation is scheduled for 7 p.m.  

Project staff from the city of Rochester and the Minnesota Department of Transportation will be available to discuss questions and concerns. Participants can review the project background, see layouts of recommended projects and learn about the 25-year phased implementation plan. 

The NRTS is a unified transportation plan for northwest Rochester to address long-range traffic demands through 2035. Outcomes of the NRTS include:



Information about all outcomes is available for review at

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